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Like to spend time with nature but don’t necessarily want to camp out?

Enjoy your pick of one or more of our guided day hikes. Our experienced naturalists will show you parts of the park that most visitors don’t see while educating you about the Park’s ecosystems, animals, and more.

Owls of the Mission Valley | Guided Educational Hike

April 16: This course will provide a thorough introduction to the ecology and identification of the owls of the Mission Valley. Montana boasts the largest number of breeding owl species of any state in the nation. The Mission Valley provides... [READ MORE]

Plant Allies: Local Herbal Medicinal Plants | Guided Educational Hike

August 26: Our wild lands are a living pharmacy valued throughout history for their ability to aid our everyday aches and pains and help us in emergency situations. This class will meander into one or more of Glacier's ecosystems to explore nature's... [READ MORE]

Rare Carnivores | Guided Educational Hike

August 20: They are the animals of myth and legend. Everyone has heard stories, but very few have actually seen them. The rare carnivores of Glacier National Park are nothing short of legendary. Join us for a full-day survey of several of the... [READ MORE]

Reading the Forest Landscape | Guided Educational Hike

July 2 & 31 Everyone knows that Glacier is a mountain park, but most people don't realize that two-thirds of it is forested. Gain a new appreciation and understanding of this vast and "overlooked" landscape. Learn to read the forests through recognition... [READ MORE]

Siyeh Pass | Guided Day Hike

July - September: Join us as we hike to Siyeh Pass. Atop Siyeh Pass we will be enlivened by the gleam of Sexton glacier and that keyhole view of an imperial Reynolds peak. The Siyeh Pass trail delights its hikers with an ecological barrage of... [READ MORE]

The Uncommon Loon | Guided Educational Hike

June 21:This course will focus on the unique creature that calls many of the lakes in Glacier National Park home. Through this course, we will learn about loon anatomy, propulsion, flying, eye color, and other adaptations. We will spend time exploring... [READ MORE]
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Two Medicine Valley | Guided Day Hike

June: Join us as we explore the unique natural wonders of the Two Medicine Valley in Glacier National Park. Sinopah Mountain, meaning "kit fox" in Blackfeet, looms above the South Shore trailhead of Two Medicine Lake, a sedimentary monument of... [READ MORE]
Wilderness Stroll Guided Day Hike

Wilderness Stroll | Guided Day Hike

Join us as we stroll through the often-overlooked Flathead National Forest. This stunning ecosystem shares a boundary with the lovely Glacier National Park, and it possesses equally stunning wildlife, landscapes, geology, and waterways. This area is... [READ MORE]

Wolves of the North Fork Valley | Guided Educational Hike

May 28: This course will focus on the recovery and current status of wolves in Glacier National Park and the Northern Rocky Mountains. Since human behavior plays such an integral role in wolf recovery efforts, current wolf politics and western... [READ MORE]

Women’s Fly Fishing | Educational Program

July 22 & August 12: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... [READ MORE]