Glacier National Park – West Side

Lake McDonald Lodge, Cabins & Suites

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This classic Swiss chalet style lodge is located 10 miles inside Glacier National Park’s west entrance on Going-to-the-Sun Road, nestled on the shores of the largest lake inside the park.

Operating Season: May – September

Established: June 14, 1914

Location: 10mi/16km inside west entrance on Going-to-the-Sun Road (48.617415,-113.879059)

Elevation: 3170ft/966m

Number of Employees: 220

Number of Guest Rooms: 82

Outlets: 2 Restaurants; Lounge; Gift Shop; Camp Store; Red Bus Tours

Employee Housing: (on-site) multi-occupancy dormitory rooms with shared facilities; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites, multi-occupancy cabins with shared facilities

Employee Internet: Limited, low bandwidth Wi-Fi; computers in common areas

Cell Phone Service: Nearest service area 10mi/16km: Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: Shuttle to off-site housing; shuttle to town (limited); NPS hiker shuttle

Webcams: Apgar Lookout; Lake McDonald

Nearest Town(s): Columbia Falls (28mi/45km); Kalispell (42mi/68km); Whitefish (37mi/60km)

Village Inn at Apgar

Built in 1956, the Village Inn at Apgar is located on the serene shore of Lake McDonald just 3 miles inside of Glacier National Park’s west entrance on Going-to-the-Sun Road. This quaint 36 room motor inn offers stunning views of Lake McDonald and the mountain panorama forming the Crown of the Continent.

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Operating Season: May – September

Established: 1956

Location: 3mi/5km inside west entrance on Going-to-the-Sun Road (48.529116, -113.994332)

Elevation: 3169ft/966m

Number of Employees: 10

Number of Guest Rooms: 36

Outlets: Red Bus Tours

Employee Housing: (on-site) n/a; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites, multi-occupancy cabins with shared facilities

Employee Internet: n/a

Cell Phone Service: Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: Shuttle to off-site housing; shuttle to town (limited); NPS hiker shuttle

Webcams: Apgar Lookout; Apgar Village; Lake McDonald

Nearest Town(s): Columbia Falls (20mi/32km); Kalispell (34mi/55km); Whitefish (29mi/47km)

 

Glacier National Park – East Side

Many Glacier Hotel

Many Glacier Hotel is located in the “Switzerland of North America,” in the northeastern area of Glacier National Park.  Outside, awe-inspiring majesty. Inside, a magnificent towering lobby.

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Operating Season: June – September

Established: July 4, 1915

Location: 12mi/19km west of Babb, MT on the Many Glacier Road (48.79673,-113.65777)

Elevation: 4887ft/1490m

Number of Employees: 200

Number of Guest Rooms: 215

Outlets: Restaurant; Lounge; Gift Shop; Snack Shop & Espresso Stand; Red Bus Tours

Employee Housing: (on-site) multi-occupancy dormitory rooms with shared facilities; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites

Employee Internet: Limited, low bandwidth Wi-Fi; computers in common areas

Cell Phone Service: Nearest service area 12mi/19k: Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: Shuttle to off-site housing; shuttle to town (limited)

Nearest Town(s): Cut Bank (81mi/130km); Lethbridge, AB (86mi/139km); Kalispell (104mi/167km)

Rising Sun Motor Inn

Located 6 miles west of St. Mary Visitor’s Center along Going-to-the-Sun Road inside Glacier National Park, Rising Sun Motor Inn & Cabins sits a short drive from spectacular St. Mary Lake and is surrounded by soaring mountain peaks and lush forest.

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Operating Season: June – September

Established: 1941

Location: 6mi/10km inside east entrance on Going-to-the-Sun Road (48.694578,-113.518109)

Elevation: 4472ft/1363m

Number of Employees: 60

Number of Guest Rooms: 72

Outlets: Restaurant; Camp Store; Red Bus Tours

Employee Housing: (on-site) multi-occupancy dormitory rooms with shared facilities; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites

Employee Internet: Limited, low bandwidth Wi-Fi; computers in common areas

Cell Phone Service: Nearest service area 6mi/10km: Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: Shuttle to off-site housing; shuttle to town (limited); NPS hiker shuttle

Webcams: St. Mary Visitor Center

Nearest Town(s): Columbia Falls (61mi/98km); Cut Bank (72mi/116km); Kalispell (78mi/126km)

Swiftcurrent Motor Inn & Cabins

Gateway to many of Glacier’s most spectacular trails, Swiftcurrent Motor Inn & Cabins is located just one mile from Many Glacier Hotel in a setting that is a hiker’s paradise.

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Operating Season: June – September

Established: 1934

Location: 13mi/21km west of Babb, MT at the end of the Many Glacier Road (48.797972,-113.677182)

Elevation: 4878ft/1487m

Number of Employees: 65

Number of Guest Rooms: 95

Outlets: Restaurant; Camp Store; Red Bus Tours

Employee Housing: (on-site) multi-occupancy cabins with shared facilities; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites

Employee Internet: Limited, low bandwidth Wi-Fi; computers in common areas

Cell Phone Service: Nearest service area 13mi/21km; Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: Shuttle to off-site housing; shuttle to town (limited)

Nearest Town(s): Cut Bank (82mi/132km); Lethbridge, AB (87mi/140km); Kalispell (105mi/169km)

Two Medicine Camp Store

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Located in the remote Two Medicine Valley on the park’s east side, this standalone camp store, part of the original Two Medicine Chalet, sits quietly at the foot of Rising Wolf mountain on the shores of serene Two Medicine Lake.

Operating Season: June – September

Established: 1914 (Two Medicine Chalet)

Location: 12mi/19km northwest of East Glacier Park, MT in Two Medicine Valley (48.484847, -113.369795)

Elevation: 5180ft/1579m

Number of Employees: 8

Outlets: Camp Store

Employee Housing: (on-site) efficiency apartment – manager; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites

Employee Internet: n/a

Cell Phone Service: Verizon; AT&T (limited)

Transportation: n/a

Webcams: Two Medicine

Nearest Town(s): Cut Bank (59mi/95km); Columbia Falls (83mi/134km); Kalispell (100mi/161km)

Columbia Falls, MT

Administrative Offices/Laundry/Warehouse

Operating Season: May – October

Location: 1014 1st Avenue West, Columbia Falls, MT 59912

Number of Employees: TBD

Employee Housing: (on-site) n/a; (off-site) full hook-up RV sites, multi-occupancy cabins with shared  facilities

Cell Phone Service: Verizon; AT&T

Transportation: n/a

Nearest Town(s): Kalispell (15mi/24km); Whitefish (10mi/16km)