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Going-to-the-Sun Road

Going-to-the-Sun Road

Whether it be stunning valleys, towering mountain tops, cascading waterfalls, or majestic wildlife sightings, this 50-mile scenic drive through Glacier National Park has it all!

It's a small town that is located immediately before you go through the West Entrance of the park. A great place to stop for gas, food, and souvenirs.

West Glacier: Mile 0

It's a small recreation hub of cabins, gift shops, and restaurants. You can wade, swim, kayak, or SUP in the beautiful Lake McDonald, or simply experience the gorgeous views.

Apgar Village & Visitor Center: Mile 2

A beautiful Swiss-chalet park lodge that is located directly on Lake McDonald. The dock is also the launch point for Glacier Park Boat Company’s scenic boat tours.

Lake McDonald Lodge: Mile 11

One of the most popular and congested spots on Going to the Sun Road for its campground, picnicking areas, and hiking trails. You park here to access the  popular Trail of the Cedars.

Avalanche Creek: Mile 17

Redrock is a hidden gem on the Going to the Sun Road. After a short hike on a well-manicured path, you’ll find an observation deck, as well as gigantic rocks to sit and view the surrounding area on.

Redrock: Mile 18

Though there is not a pull-off located here, the Weeping Wall is a Glacier National Park experience that you don’t want to miss! This roadside waterfall caused by snow runoff splashes its clear, cold mountain water onto the road.

Weeping Wall: Mile 29

Located at the highest point along Going to the Sun Road (6,646 feet). Stop into the visitor center, and take the amazing, 2-hour Hidden Lake Overlook Trail (2.7 miles), or the more vigorous Highline Trail (11.8 miles).

Logan Pass Visitor Center: Mile 32

Wild Goose Island Overlook is a famous overlook in the park that is featured in the movie, The Shining. The viewpoint offers splendid, panoramic views of the magnificent peaks encircling Saint Mary Lake.

Wild Goose Island Overlook: Mile 43

A vehicle reservation is now required, available in advance online at (Vehicle Reservations), app, or the Call Center (Reservation Line: 877-444-6777) and require a $2 processing fee.

Going-to-the-Sun Road Tickets 2022

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