Plan your visit
Glacier National Park
A variety of accommodation is available in Golden, 80 kilometres east of Rogers Pass in the heart of the park, and Revelstoke, 72 kilometres west.
The park is open year-round; valley bottom trails open around late May, while upper-elevation trails are typically snowed-in into early July. Day-use areas start to open in June, and campgrounds typically open in late June. The ski season is November to April.
Visiting Glacier National Park
Entrance gate, facilities, and campground hours of operation.
Frontcountry and backcountry campgrounds, camping reservations, random camping and winter camping.
Seasonal and annual admission passes. Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
Dog-friendly areas, camping with dogs, areas dogs are not allowed, and penalties for non-compliance.
Important bulletins, seasonal safety, park regulations, wildlife safety, weather, and environment.
Accessible trails, camping, facilities and experiences.
Hiking maps and visitor guides. Getting around the park, wildlife viewing tips and safety, and colouring pages.
What to know before travel: facilities, roads, bridges, trails, and visitor facility improvements.
Weather forecast, live webcams, seasonal and local climate, and weather trends.
P.O. Box 350, Revelstoke, B.C., Canada, V0E 2S0
250 837 7500
To avoid disappointment, we recommend that visitors planning a trip to Glacier National Park during the spring and autumn shoulder seasons (April, May, June, September, October) contact us by phone or e-mail for the latest information on facility openings and closings.
Car and bus
- Glacier National Park is accessible by car or charter bus via the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1)
- The visitor centre at the Rogers Pass Summit is 342 km from Calgary and 643 km to Vancouver. The nearest communities are Golden, 80 km to the east, and Revelstoke, 72 km to the west, both of which are serviced by small, chartered aircraft only.
Please note: Vehicle fuel is unavailable at Rogers Pass. Fuel is available in the city of Revelstoke and the town of Golden.
- The City of Revelstoke is located 410 km west of Calgary, 575 km east of Vancouver.
- The nearest commercial airports are at Revelstoke, Kamloops, Kelowna and Calgary.
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