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Come Experience the Majesty of Glacier National Park in the Winter

Hiking and visiting Glacier National Park in the winter is an amazing and rewarding experience for those who love snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, winter hiking and nature photography. There are no crowds, no ticketed reservations are required, and accommodations are affordable.

Capturing Glacier’s Night Sky Photography Course

January 21, 2023: Montana is the land of big skies. These grand, wide open spaces are awe-inspiring, even more so at night. Come learn how to capture a moment of Montana's starry night sky. We will be surrounded by glacially-carved peaks reaching... [READ MORE]

Family Snow Day

February 18, 2023: Bring your family and join us for a day of fun in the snow! Get outdoors around the holidays and have a chance to explore the beauty of the Flathead National Forest while engaging in fun activities for all ages. Throughout the... [READ MORE]

Full Moon Snowshoe

February 4, 2023: "In every walk with nature one receives far more than they seek." - John Muir. Join the Glacier Institute staff as we bundle up, get our snowshoes ready and practice the simple and fulfilling skill of observation. With our Full... [READ MORE]

Winter Observation on a Nordic Ski Trail

Every Tuesday & Thursday: Experience the beauty of the Flathead Valley in winter. The Crown of the Continent Ecosystem offers vibrant life, despite the frigid temperatures and heaps of snow. This course will dive into the adaptations that organisms... [READ MORE]

Winter Snowshoe in Glacier

Every Wednesday & Saturday: Did you know Glacier National Park can be enjoyed all year long? We invite all ages to bundle up and join Glacier Institute staff for a snowshoeing hike in this glittering winter wonderland. Even in winter, the McDonald... [READ MORE]

Winter Tracking Adventure

February 25, 2023: Winter is one of the best times to experience the Crown of the Continent! Frozen streams, snow pillows, and abandoned trails all leave winter hikers with a sense of primal exploration. Join Garrett Tovey, the Director of Education... [READ MORE]