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Address: 11970 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
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+1 406-387-5555
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Quality guest experience comes first! We won't overcrowd your raft and...

Quality guest experience comes first! We won't overcrowd your raft and there are no hidden charges. We have over 75 years experience between our owners and over 90% of our guides return each year. We offer hiking, rafting and fishing trips in and around Glacier National Park. Our mission is to provide exceptional active travel vacations and experiences in and around Glacier National Park while preserving and protecting Glacier's unique ecosystem using the best available ecologically sound practices. We have group trips you can join or you can create a custom trip of your own. Combination trips are available. Our adventures are a half day to 10 days in length. Our main office is just west of West Glacier on US Hwy 2 near mile marker 152. Look for our highway sign and blue boats to find our 5 acre office oasis nestled just behind the trees. We have a free wi-fi computer, picnic pavilion, gift and gear store, volleyball, photo center and shaded parking. Glacier Guides Lodge, new in 2010, offers comfortable, people and eco friendly accomodations just a 1/2 mile from West Glacier. We look forward to seeing you.

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Glacier Challenge - Amazing trip

A little background - This was my 4th trip to Glacier but the first time I have ever used guides. Having hiked a good bit of the medium hikes in the past, my two college age sons... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little background - This was my 4th trip to Glacier but the first time I have ever used guides. Having hiked a good bit of the medium hikes in the past, my two college age sons and I were looking to do some of the longer hikes and those that are included on the Glacier Challenge itinerary were on... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled you had such an amazing experience with us! Sharing our love and knowledge of Glacier National Park is why we do what we do, and reading your kind words made our day. Come back for another adventure with us, your girls, and your bride soon! -Courtney, Marketing Director More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Despite trying to outsmart Mother Nature, our white water rafting reservation was on a colder-than-expected, rainy day. I hate being cold, and I was pretty hesitant to put on a wet suit and try rafting for the first time under such conditions. Our guide, Amber, kept gently guiding our group forward (especially me) and we ended up having an absolutely... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

This review makes us feel warm and fuzzy - we're glad that your cold water experience gave you those feelings, too! The right gear makes every adventure better, as does the right guide. We'll pass along your kind words to Amber. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a kind review, and to offer words... More 

Scarsdale, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing tour and guides. Hiking and rafting tailored to our needs. Jeremy was our hiking guide. He was warm, friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Couldn't have envisioned going to Glacier without him. Truly an expert. Amber was our river raft guide. Super enthusiastic and safe. Kids loved her. I would highly recommend anyone traveling to Glacier to sign up w Glacier... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words, Benjamin - we appreciate them and are so glad that you had a great Glacier National Park experience! More 

Washington DC
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We got lucky with glorious late September weather; maybe the last run of the season. River was low, but still fast enough to make for a few fun rapids. Good guide.

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

So glad you got some sweet shoulder season rafting in! Thanks for the kind words. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

At the end of September these were largely grade 2 rapids and were just exciting enough for us. Water levels were low, but not too low, the weather was clear and warm and the guide was awesome. This is a 3 hour tour, with plenty of white water and plenty of gliding. The surrounding scenery is wonderful, and the information... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We've been recovering from a wonderfully busy summer, and your kind review made our late fall even better! Come back and play with us anytime! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Montana in Sep end, and hiked with Glacier Guides on Sep 23 to Iceberg Lake. My wife and I had read a lot about grizzly bears before this visit and were really scared. However, hiking with Glacier Guides was such a comforting experience. With their rangers around, we didn't even carry near sprays with us (yeah, they carry... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

Iceberg Hike is one of our very favorite places, and we loved sharing it with you! Many, many thanks for your thorough and kind summary of your experience. Come back and see Emily, Jeremy, and all the rest of us anytime. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was visiting Glacier Park and fortunate enough to participate on a hike with Glacier Guides - who was fortunately still operating a few tours in the post-season. Ross was our guide and he very personable, knowledgeable, and accommodating to the needs of the group. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather (which I hear is variable in early October)... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

End of the season hiking is some of our favorite! We're so glad you loved it, too. Such a great time of the year in Glacier National Park. Come back and see us next summer, and thanks for the kind words. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I booked a 6 day backpacking trip. I had tons of questions for several months and the staff was always quick, thoughtful, and knowledgeable in their responses. On the trip the guide was great, food was wonderful, and overall the experience could not have been better. I've been recommending this company to anyone who will listen.

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We appreciate your recommendations more than we can say! And we're so happy that you loved your experience in Glacier National Park -- and our guides and service, too, of course. Come back and bring your friends! More 

Dublin, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We did the day long fly fishing trip. The guide AJ was great. Worked hard to assist us in the correct way to fish the river. We caught several fish. Lunch that was provided was good. The trip is about 7 miles down the river.

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GlacierGuidesInc, Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you learned a little, fished a little, and ate a little good food. Come back and see us again! -Courtney, Marketing Director More 

Cincinnati, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had a wonderful experience hiking with Jeremy and Brianna. They drove us up to the trail head just beyond Logan's Pass and we hiked from there up to the pass.....had a delicious lunch and hiked back. Round trip took with about an hour break at the top took about 7 hours. Both Jeremy and Brianna were very informative and very... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

Thanks so much for summarizing your experiences with us in and around Glacier National Park! We'll be sure to let AJ, Jeremy, and Brianna know. Come back and see all of us next summer! More 

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