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Come experience Glacier National Park in ways you will never forget with our educational guided hikes and hiking tours.

You’ll gain an entirely new outlook on the natural world through our in-depth guided educational hikes and hiking tours. Fall in love with Glacier National Park for the first time, or all over again! Our naturalist-led hikes and education programs allow you to make the very most of your trip, leaving you with life-long memories and unbelievable photo opportunities. Enrollment for the Summer 2022 Season is now open.

Glacier’s Grazers | Guided Educational Hike

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 in the park, and three... [READ MORE]

Glacier’s Harlequins | Guided Educational Hike

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 courting during the... [READ MORE]

Herbal First Aid Kit | Guided Educational Hike

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

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 Bears, will give... [READ MORE]

Hidden Lake Overlook | Guided Day Hike

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 time to learn about the... [READ MORE]

High Country Exploration | Guided Educational Hike

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 hug the ground.... [READ MORE]

Highline Geology | Guided Educational Hike

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 stops to examine... [READ MORE]

Highline Trail | Guided Day Hike

The Highline is arguably Glacier National Park's most famous trail. Departing from Logan Pass, this trail leads you through some of the most scenic vistas in the lower 48, all while in view of billion-year-old geological features. We will wind our way... [READ MORE]

June Montana Master Naturalist | 5-Day Educational Program

During this week-long course, we will learn basic and advanced skills to identify plants and animals found in Glacier National Park. We will use those skills to understand what nature can teach us about the past, present, and even the future of the park.... [READ MORE]

Lessons from Bears | Guided Educational Hike

All of us have stories to tell about our experiences in nature. Bears too have their own stories that we are lucky enough to unfold. During this one-day course, we will dive into stories and encounters from Dave Streeter's 40 years of hiking experiences... [READ MORE]

Montana Master Naturalist | 5-Day Educational Program

The core focus of this week-long course will be developing skills to read the landscape. We will use big themes of biogeography, forest succession, and habitat to frame our knowledge. Through this five-day intensive course, participants will cultivate... [READ MORE]

Natural Disasters of Glacier National Park | Guided Educational Hike

Whether it's flood, fire, avalanches, infestations, and more, natural disasters play an active role in shaping the landscape of Glacier National Park. "Disaster" is a socially constructed concept that can refer to any natural disturbance, which happens... [READ MORE]