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Glacier National Park, MT

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Important Information for Park Visitors

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable visit to the park, please take note of the following details:

Reservation Requirements:

West side entrances, including the North Fork, Camas, and West Entrance, require reservations from May 26 to September 10, between 6 am and 3 pm.

East side entrances, including Many Glacier, Two Medicine, and the Going-to-the-Sun Road from Rising Sun, require reservations from July 1 to September 10, between 6 am and 3 pm.

Entry Requirements:
If you plan to enter the park in a vehicle or on a motorcycle during the specified dates, you must have the following:

  • Either a vehicle reservation or a service reservation
  • Either a Park Entrance Fee or a valid Park Pass (Annual, Senior, Military, etc.). For a complete list of qualifying Entrance Fees and Passes, please refer to our website.

Park Access:
The park remains open 24/7, allowing visitors to enter before 6 am or after 3 pm without a vehicle reservation. For more information on visiting without a reservation, please visit our website.

Already Booked an Activity?
If you have made reservations for lodging, camping, or a commercial activity such as boat tours or horseback rides, you do not need a vehicle reservation. Simply present your confirmation email to access the designated area of the park related to your booked activity. Further details can be found below.

Vehicle Reservation Release Dates:
A portion of vehicle reservations is made available four months in advance. The remaining reservations will be released 24 hours prior to the desired visit.
24-hour reservations can be booked daily starting at 8 am MDT on the day preceding the planned visit.

Please note that reservations can only be made through

Vehicle Reservation help line: (406) 888-7800  ext. 1

We hope this information helps you plan your visit to the park. Enjoy your time in nature and make lasting memories.
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