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East Glacier Cultural Hike - Half Day

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Welcome to the breathtaking wilderness of East Glacier Park and the Badger Two Medicine area. Embark on a meaningful and scenic adventure with expert, local guides. You'll immerse yourself in the cultural and natural wonders of this pristine region on a half-day guided hike.

This guided experience is perfect for avid hikers and nature enthusiasts as well as those with a cultural appreciation and a desire to get even more than just a hike with good views. This tour offers a unique opportunity and soak in the serenity of this untouched paradise with views into Glacier Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness while also learning about the flora, fauna and giving you a glimpse into the way of life of the Blackfeet people.

Meet in East Glacier and you'll be transported to the nearby trailhead with guides who offer their expert guiding skills and local knowledge. You'll traverse scenic trails, meandering through forests and traversing pristine alpine meadows. As you hike, you'll learn about the rich cultural history of the area, from the Native American heritage to the fascinating stories of the early explorers and settlers.

Marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas of towering peaks, shimmering lakes, and cascading waterfalls that dot the landscape. Keep an eye out for abundant wildlife, including deer, elk, bighorn sheep, and even grizzly bears that call this wilderness their home.

Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a nature enthusiast seeking an immersive experience, our East Glacier Park Hike is an adventure that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Book your tour today and get ready to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery in the heart of East Glacier Park!

Important Information

  • You need to be able to hike 4-5 miles round trip
  • Minimum age is 3. Infants may be accommodated in a hiking backpack
  • No vehicle reservation is needed for you to participate in the tour
  • A Blackfeet Recreation Permit ($20/person) is required for this tour and may be purchased online.

What's Included

Tour Guide
Access to Destinations
Transportation From Meeting Point To Starting Location
Hotel Transport To The Meeting Location
Guide Gratuities
$20 Blackfeet Recreation Permit

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the hike?
The hike is 5 miles round trip and the experience typically lasts around 4 hours.
What is the Blackfeet Recreation Permit and where it it required?
This permit is required for any recreating (i.e. hiking, biking, paddling, etc.) around East Glacier, Lower St. Mary's or other lands that are a part of the Blackfeet Lands, outside of the Glacier Park boundary to the east of Glacier Park. A $20 permit provides access for 1 full year and may be purchased at https://blackfeet.nagfa.net/online/
Are we actually hiking inside of Glacier National Park?
Our hike is on the edge of Glacier National Park, just outside park boundaries with views into Glacier as well as the neighboring wilderness areas to the south.

Quick Facts

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The minimum age for participants is 3 years old.

Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.


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