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Get Back to Nature This Summer!

Summer is peak season in Glacier National Park and we’ve got everything from educational guided day hikes to our epic 8-day series of guided hikes that promises you a week of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Browse from the list of guided hiking tours and courses below and find the one that right for you.

Exploring Glacier Park | 8-Day Guided Hike in September

September 10-17: During this epic series of guided hikes, we promise you a week of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Join like-minded adventurers for a weeklong exploration of the 'Crown... [READ MORE]

Exploring Glacier Park | 8-Day Guided Hikes in July

July 16-23: During this epic series of guided day hikes, we promise you a week of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Join like-minded adventurers for a weeklong exploration of the 'Crown... [READ MORE]

Finger Painting in Glacier Park | Educational Program

August 6: Join us as we view Glacier National Park through an artistic lens. This course will explore the hands-on technique of finger painting. We as artists will put down our paint brushes and use our fingers as tools while deepening our connections... [READ MORE]

Fly Fishing for Beginners | Educational Program

July 21, 28 & August 11, 18: Of the outdoor sports, fly fishing is arguably the most poetic. Over the past century, Montana's blue-ribbon trout streams have lured in explorers from all over the world. From beginners to active anglers, we invite... [READ MORE]

Geology of Two Medicine Valley | Guided Educational Hike

August 6: Glacier National Park is a geological marvel where opposing forces of nature have shaped the landscape over billions of years. This course will take place within the Two Medicine Valley, surrounded by glacially carved mountains and lakes... [READ MORE]

Glacier Park’s Largest Carnivores | 3-Day Educational Program

July 5-7: Glacier National Park is home to a full complement of large carnivores interacting, avoiding, and competing with each other on this rugged landscape. Over the course of three days, we will investigate the life histories and habitats... [READ MORE]

Glacier’s Grazers | Guided Educational Hike

September 22: During this one-day course, we will discuss in detail the ungulates of Glacier National Park, with emphasis on life histories, distribution, habitat requirements, and predator-prey relationships. There are six ungulate species now... [READ MORE]

Herbal First Aid Kit | Guided Educational Hike

August 27: Many of us enjoy spending time in the wild lands, be it day hikes, backpacking adventures or simple picnics in the great outdoors. Despite our best preparations and efforts at safety, bumps, cuts, scrapes, irritating plants and insects... [READ MORE]

Hey Bear | Guided Educational Hike

August 19: This phrase has been deeply ingrained in the minds of most hikers, but is it the best thing to say? We've all heard about the infamous August 1967 night in Glacier, but what caused it? This course, Hey Bear: Breaking Common Myths About... [READ MORE]

Hidden Lake Overlook | Guided Day Hike

July - September: Hidden Lake Overlook is one of the must-see highlights in the park. This educational tour will spend time discussing the incredible geology of the area while traveling along the Going-to-the-Sun road corridor. We will also take... [READ MORE]

High Country Exploration | Guided Educational Hike

July 9: Come experience the high country, where we will observe environmental changes as we hike from the dense subalpine spruce and fir forest of the Saint Mary Valley, to the stunning alpine zones characterized by gnarled, windswept trees that... [READ MORE]

Highline Geology | Guided Educational Hike

August 5: The geologic features one can see along the Highline trail offer stunning glimpses of time in Glacier's history. Our many vantage points provide spectacular views of the classic glacial landscape. Along the hike we will make several... [READ MORE]