Local Area Attractions
The Greater Flathead Valley offers the best in outdoor recreation and entertainment. Hike hundreds of miles of trails in Glacier National Park, float the three forks of the Flathead River, visit the Hungry Horse Damn, take a scenic drive to Flathead Lake, or relax with a Red Bus Tour. However you choose to spend your time here, you'll find an inexhaustible list of possibilities.
There are numerous places to go trail riding in and around Glacier National Park. Just outside Glacier Park is Rawhide Trail Rides which is only one mile from the campground. Inside Glacier National Park there trail rides are available at Apgar, Lake McDonald and Many Glacier. You can sign up for one hour, two hour and all day tours.
Whitewater rafting and float trips
There are half day floats, full day floats and dinner floats available. If you are interested in going on a float trip please come to the office and let us make reservations for you. The raft company will come to our campground and pick you up.
Glide through spectacular mountain scenery and unique geologic phenomena. You’ll see and feel the grandeur that makes Glacier National Park the Crown of the Continent. There are lake cruises available on Lake McDonald, Two Medicine Lake, St. Mary Lake and at Many Glacier. Boat rentals are available at all of the locations except St. Mary Lake.
There are fishing trips available through the local rafting companies in the area. If you have your own boat there is an unlimited number of lakes in the area and also Hungry Horse Reservoir which is only nine miles from our campground. Fishing in Glacier Park is allowed with a free permit that can be obtained at the Visitor's Center in Apgar just inside Glacier National Park.
There is a paved bike path inside the entrance of Glacier National Park. You can ride you bikes from the town of West Glacier into Glacier National Park and access this paved bike path. Also, in the spring you can ride bikes on the Going-to-the-Sun Highway before it opens to car traffic. It is a great time to view wildlife and beautiful mountain scenery with all of the snow still on the peaks! There is Forest Service trail access near the campground for mountain biking. Mountain bikes can be rented nearby.