West Glacier, Montana

West Glacier's biggest attraction is being the western entrance to
Glacier National Park where some of the most beautiful scenery is found including the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. Another area attraction in the Flathead National Forest in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Find what to see in West Glacier and points of interest by exploring this page.

Discovery Center

Crown of the Continent Discovery Center. 12000 Highway 2 E, West Glacier, MT 59936. Mailing address: PO Box 130278, Coram, MT 59913. Phone: 406-387-4405.

The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center educates visitors about Glacier National Park and promotes adventure based trips while practicing the thirteen principles of geotourism.

National Forest

Flathead National Forest - Glacier View/Hungry Horse Ranger District. 10 Hungry Horse Drive Hungry Horse, MT 59919. Phone: 406-387-3800; Fax: 406-387-3889.

In the heart of of the Rocky Mountains lies Flathead National Forest. The Bob Marshall, Scapegoat and Great Bear Wilderness Areas provide rugged, undisturbed beauty for unmatched solitude.

National Park

Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is a beautiful ice-carved terrain of serrated ridges, jutting peaks, dramatic hanging valleys, 50 glaciers, over 200 lakes, waterfalls and thick forests covering 1.2-million acres. Drive the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road that climbs 3,000 feet to provide spectacular views across the Continental Divide from June to October. Explore the forests, alpine meadows, mountains and lakes for awe inspiring scenery.

Scenic Byway

Going-to-the-Sun Road
This famous scenic byway is a 52 mile highway crossing the Continental Divide, East to West through Glacier National Park. This road climbs 3,000 feet to provide spectacular views across the Continental Divide from June to October. It is closed the rest of the year due to heavy snows.

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