Glacier National Park

With exceptional alpine scenery and deep valleys filled with ancient forests, Glacier National Park is a year-round paradise. Scale its heights following trails pioneered by legendary Swiss mountain guides, take a gentle stroll amid moss-draped old-growth cedars or hike through alpine meadows strewn with lichen-covered boulders. After a day's exploring, sink into an armchair before a roaring fire and steep yourself in the history of Rogers Pass, the final link in the railway that brought Canada together as a nation.

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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.

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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. 

Fees

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 Glacier National Park

Nature and science

Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, and research.

Culture and history

History, culture, cultural landscape, designation information.

Stewardship and management

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

Planning to visit during COVID-19?

Click here for details.

Glacier National Park is accessible by car or bus via the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1).

Contact Glacier National Park

General inquiries: 250-837-7500

Email: mrg.information@pc.gc.ca

For emergencies within the park: 1.877.852.3100

Hours of operation

Open year-round

*Many visitor facilities are closed by snow from October to May

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