Local Area Attractions
Glacier National Park -- Glacier Waterton International Peace Park
Glacier National Park and Waterton National Park enjoy a sister relationship as a World Heritage Site and an International Peace Park. Check out these two links for info on what do so, what to see and the history of both parks:
Glacier National Park
Waterton National Park
Glacier Raft Company
Glacier Raft Company has provided over a quarter century of whitewater adventure. Come enjoy the pristine, untamed wilderness of Montana on a whitewater adventure. Glacier Raft Company, Montana's oldest and most experienced, has provided the finest river trips for more than 500,000 people from all corners of the world. Seasoned guides bring their intimate knowledge of the river, years of experience and with Montana's special brand of warmth and friendliness to escort you through the natural beauty and wonder of Glacier Country.
Great Northern Raft Company
Whitewater trips are a wonderful adventure. The Great Northern Raft Company provides a great opportunity for all to enjoy the river, especially families with small children or senior citizens. Lose yourself in the natural reflections of the river, sky and sun. Highlight your experience by venturing into a quiet natural world of wildlife, such as deer, elk, beaver, herons, ducks, geese and raptors like osprey and bald eagles. Your experienced, friendly guide will share the colorful heritage of our early settlers and the history of the river.
A vacation to Montana would not be complete without horseback riding. Swan Mountain Outfitters offers guided horseback tours in Glacier Park and Montana Ranch Adventures offers a more ranch-type experience just outside the Park, but with the scenic backdrop of Glacier Park during the entire ride.
DeBoo's Montana Ranch Adventures
Swan Mountain Outfitters
North American Indian Days and Pow Wow
The St. Mary - East Glacier Park KOA is located on Blackfeet Tribal land. We highly recommend scheduling your vacation so that you can attend the North American Indian Days and Pow Wow in early July. Check out their website for information about the Tribe and the Pow Wow at: www.blackfeetnation.com.
Glacier Park Historic Chalets
Glacier Park has two historic chalets that are available for hikers. Granite Park Chalet has a more rustic appeal and Sperry Chalet is slightly more upscale, but still they are hiker chalets. Glacier Wilderness Guides offer guided hikes in the Park and guided fishing. Make reservations early.
Outdoor Hot Tub
Our large new 22 person hot tub will soothe tired hiking muscles and provides a relaxing end of your day touring Glacier National Park.
Spectacular mountain views
This picture was taken from Granite Park Chalet of Glacier's Garden Wall.
Abundance of things to see
Wallace Steigner, "National Parks are on of our best ideas". You will agree with this great naturalist when you visit Glacier Park and see the breathtaking peaks and abundant wildlife.
Prime "Basecamp" location
Just one mile to the main entrance to Glacier National Park's east side. The east side of Glacier Park is the most scenic and has the best hiking in the Park.
Web Site -- www.goglacier.com
Need more information about our campground? Our website offers more photos, trip planners and local area info.
Bob Schrivers Bronze Museum
This museum is located in Browning.
Historic Many Glacier Hotel
This attraction is located 20 minutes from our KOA campground.
Located just one mile from the entrance to the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. Photo courtesy of GNP
Waterton International Peace Park
The Peace Park is located in Alberta, Canada.
Waterton’s Historic Prince of Wales Hotel
Located in Alberta, Canada, the Prince of Wales Hotel is a short 1 hour drive from St. Mary KOA. Bring your passport!
Cardston Carriage Museum
This museum is located 30 minutes from the campground.
Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump
The Buffalo Jump is located in Alberta, about 2 hours away.
Boat Tours offer something for everyone. Experience Glacier's awesome majesty on the scenic boat tour with Glacier Park Boat Company . Step onto the historic boat and let them glide across beautiful alpine lakes nestled among majestic peaks. The skilled crew provides a commentary on all of the lake cruises. They also offer small boat rentals for those who choose to chart their own course. Located at Many Glacier, Rising Sun at St. Mary Lake, Lake McDonald and Two Medicine.
St. Mary Lake access
Canoe and kayak access to lower St. Mary Lake. Spectacular scenery and wildlife including Loon, Osprey, ducks, geese, beaver, muskrat, deer, Bald Eagles, heron, pelican and occasional sights of black or grizzly bears.
The Going-to-the-Sun Road has a 21-foot vehicle length restriction so if you're in an RV you may need a rental car. At St. Mary KOA we offer rental cars on a daily basis with 100 free miles. Reserve early to ensure you have a car available.