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We make it stress-free and fun for adults to be outdoors in Glacier National Park!

Our expert hiking guides and naturalists will take the stress out of your multi-day vacation or day hike in Glacier National Park. We know all the best places to go. We also do all the driving, so you can sit back and enjoy some of the most incredible views on the planet! You also won’t have to deal with parking and vehicle permits.

For our multi-day adult hikes and educational programs, we also include lodging at Field Camp, three meals a day, and unlimited hot showers. All you have to do is show up at the airport and let us handle the rest. We promise you a stress-free trip that you’ll remember forever!

Fall Landscape Photography – 3-Day Educational Program

Using the iconic scenery of Glacier National Park as our canvas, we will dive into the fundamental techniques of shooting and editing landscape photographs. Students will engage in a mixture of classroom and field instruction over multiple days, learning... [READ MORE]

Fall Mushroom Foray – 2-Day Educational Program

This course will provide a thorough introduction to edible mushrooms and the role fungi play in the northern Rockies ecosystem. You will need no previous education in mycology to take this course, but since most fungi have no common names, familiarity... [READ MORE]

Finger Painting in Glacier Park Educational Program

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 to the natural... [READ MORE]

Firebrand Pass Guided Day Hike

Every Wednesday & Saturday:Step into the wild and undisturbed aspen parklands just below the Continental Divide. This outing will appeal to those that wish to get off the beaten path and experience a portion of Glacier that sees very few visitors... [READ MORE]

Fly Fishing for Beginners Educational Program

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 you to come and increase your skills... [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]

Geology of Two Medicine Valley – Guided Educational Hike

July 22, 2023: 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... [READ MORE]

Glacier’s Harlequins – Guided Educational Program

May 20, 2023: In Glacier Park, Harlequin ducks are as rare as grizzly bears, as secretive as goshawks, and as specialized as mountain goats. We'll spend the day looking into the lives of these little-known natives and observing them feeding and... [READ MORE]

Glacier’s Orchids – Guided Educational Hike

June 11, 2023: This course will provide an exciting introduction to the ecology and identification of some Glacier's most secretive and beautiful flora. In addition to learning how to recognize and identify orchids in the field, we will discuss... [READ MORE]

Herbal First Aid Kit – Guided Educational Program

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 and little bouts... [READ MORE]

Hey Bear – Guided Educational Hike

June 10 & July 8, 2023: 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... [READ MORE]

Hidden Lake Overlook Guided Day Hike

Daily, July - September: Hidden Lake Overlook is one of the must-see hikes in Glacier National Park. This educational hiking tour will spend time discussing the incredible geology of the area while we hike along the Going-to-the-Sun road corridor.... [READ MORE]