Located in Western Montana, Glacier Country is home to millions of acres that encompass some of the country’s most stunning scenery, incredible adventures and charming small towns. Within its boundaries are Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the West—two Indian reservations and endless recreational opportunities.
Anchoring the region and encompassing more than one million acres, Glacier National Park is best described as stunning, dramatic and breathtaking, with diverse terrain that varies from rolling foothills to a celestial summit and wildflower-filled meadows to cascading 400-foot waterfalls. The park’s most popular attraction: the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road. This 50-mile-long road takes travelers through the heart of Glacier and crests the Continental Divide at Logan Pass, providing its passengers with incredible views of high alpine valleys and glacial-carved terrain. The park is also home to historic lodges, backcountry chalets, abundant outdoor recreation and 734 miles of hiking trails.
Montana’s Glacier Country is a year-round recreation destination, with activities that range from casting a line on one of the region’s blue-ribbon trout streams to carving fresh powder turns at one of the area’s six downhill ski resorts, including world-class Whitefish Mountain Resort. Most often, recreation is experienced against a backdrop of snow-capped mountain peaks, crystal clear lakes and striking sunsets.
Rounding out its offerings, Glacier Country has plenty of western charm in the form of small towns, farm-to-table dining, a lively arts and culture scene and a hearty brewery industry. Western Montana is a destination that’s ready to be explored.