Category: Recreate Responsibly

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Celebrate Earth Day in Western Montana

While we believe that every day is Earth Day around here, this special day is the time to show our planet some extra love and appreciation. In Western Montana’s Glacier Country, we’re gearing up for a week of Earth Day celebrations dedicated to treasuring this place we call home. EARTH DAY EDUCATION Expand your eco-consciousness […]

April 15, 2024

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Glacier National Park Vehicle Reservation Summer 2024

To enhance the visitor experience, Glacier National Park has again implemented a vehicle reservation system for the 2024 peak season—May 24 through September 8. This system helps manage congestion within the park, and it applies to the west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road, the North Fork and Many Glacier during peak hours. Each location has unique […]

Recreate Responsibly This Winter in Western Montana

Glacier Country is a year-round playground, and winter does not disappoint. You can take full advantage of our snowy landscape while keeping in mind that it’s important to play it safe for your own protection, the protection of those around you and the protection of our treasured landscapes and natural resources. Here’s how to recreate […]

Winter in Glacier National Park: What to Expect

From wildlife to wild and wintry landscapes, winter is a magical time to experience Glacier National Park. And while it’s perfect for a peaceful, winter wonderland adventure, there are some important things to note while planning your trip to the park this time of year. Please know before you go and plan accordingly to ensure […]

Sustainable Travel in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

When planning your next getaway, consider your impact on the environment and choose a destination that prioritizes eco-friendliness. Here are a few notable ways businesses and cities in Western Montana’s Glacier Country are taking steps to ensure that your visit is not only memorable but also environmentally responsible.   WHITEFISH The quintessential mountain town of […]

Fishing the Golden Stone Hatch in Western Montana

Montana is known for legendary rivers and epic fly-fishing, the Golden Stone hatch included—though this stonefly tends to fly under the radar. Often in the shadow of Montana’s famous Salmonfly hatch, we’re here to tell you the Golden Stone is not to be overlooked, offering consistently good fly-fishing all summer long. Our advice? Go with […]

Snowmobile Western Montana With onX Offroad

Western Montana is a sledder’s paradise. Powering through winter here is easy, with miles of steep climbs and flat trails, and acres of backcountry playgrounds, as well as logging and seasonal forest service roads. A handy way to recreate responsibly is with the onX Offroad app. The Offroad app provides real-time GPS positioning even in […]

The Wild Animals of Glacier Country

One of the things we cherish most about Western Montana is our wildlife—the wild animals we share our home with and have nothing but awe and respect for. Our diverse region is one of the most intact ecosystems in the lower 48 states, and it’s likely you’ll spot wildlife while you’re here. While we’d like […]

Safe and Responsible Hunting Practices in Western Montana

Hunting is a way of life in Montana, backed by a rich history of necessity and tradition. Here in Glacier Country, we have an abundance of wildlife and wild places—our expansive terrain makes this region prime for the hunt. That said, safety is of the utmost importance. Here’s how to play it safe and minimize […]

Hit the Trails on Side-by-Sides and Other Off-Road Vehicles

Getting off the beaten path in Western Montana’s Glacier Country sometimes literally means getting off the road and onto trails made for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and other (off-highway vehicles) OHVs, like four-wheelers and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) like side-by-sides. An off-road adventure is also a wildly fun way to experience Montana’s incredible backcountry and high […]

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