Rogers Pass National Historic Site

Hike along the abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway line that in 1885 sliced through the Selkirk Mountains and connected a nation from coast-to-coast. Explore the stone ruins of a mountain resort once reached by horse-drawn carriage. Picnic among giant old-growth cedars. Ski-tour along deep powder trails. Sight black bears and mountain goats. Experience the unfolding of Canada's past at Rogers Pass National Historic Site, the cultural heart of Glacier National Park.


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Ski touring in Rogers Pass

Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park is a popular backcountry ski touring destination with an average of 14 m of snowfall a year.

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Winter driving in Rogers Pass

Plan ahead for your winter drive through Glacier National Park. Check weather conditions, parking restrictions, road closures and delays.

Artillerie de tir militaire pour le contrôle des avalanches

Avalanche control program

Parks Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces work in partnership to run the world’s largest mobile avalanche control program.

Visiting Glacier National Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, trails, programs, events, itineraries, red chairs, and viewpoints.

Plan your visit

Maps and directions, how to get here, facility hours, weather, visiting with dogs, services, and accessibility 

Camping and overnight accommodations

Frontcountry and backcountry campgrounds, camping reservations, random camping and winter camping.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, programs, workshops, and learning experiences. 


Seasonal and annual admission passes. Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, seasonal safety, park regulations, wildlife safety, weather, and environment.

About Rogers Pass National Historic Site

Culture and history

History, culture, cultural landscape, designation information.

Stewardship and management

Jobs, partners, permits and licenses, public consultations, plans, and policies.

Contact us

Telephone: 250-837-7500

Emergency: 1-877-852-3100

Hours of operation

Open year-round
*Many visitor facilities are closed by snow from October to May

Rogers Pass Discovery Centre
Hours of operation


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