East Glacier Park is a small village amid spectacular scenery. You’ll find motels, several restaurants, grocery store and deli, picnic supplies, car rentals and shuttle services, horse rentals, historic lodge, nine-hole golf course, the east entrance to Glacier National Park, bars, gift shops, laundromats, ATM, Catholic Church, and filling station.


What you will NOT find here are: banking, health care, prescription pharmacy, beauty salon, automotive mechanic, big-chain hotels, fast-food, or nightlife.


East Glacier Park  . . . is a charming, tumbleweedy throwback with a string of weathered eateries and motor-court lodgings that are only slightly post-World War II.”

- Stephen P. Nash of the New York Times, July 31, 2011


East Glacier is near excellent fishing, hunting, numerous hiking trails, seasonal Indian cultural events and rodeo. Winter allows very good skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Scenic spots include: Going-To-The-Sun-Road of Glacier National Park, Two Medicine Valley, numerous waterfalls, overlooks, lakes, and streams. Wildlife is commonly seen: moose, bear, deer, elk, mountain goats, and many smaller creatures.


Amtrak stops in the village in summer, and many motels have pickup service for guests. We’re 79 miles east of Glacier International Airport in Kalispell, 132 miles northwest of Great Falls International Airport, and 220 miles south of Calgary International Airport.

Airport Shuttle Express provides service from Calgary to East Glacier, as well as other points.


The center of town is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and State Highway 49.


Advance reservations are suggested for motels, especially in peak summer months.

Photos by: Kerry Nickou,

Greg Strutz, Roy (Bob) Folsom,  

and Tony Bynum,

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Population: 363 year-round; 2010 Census

Zip Code: 59434

Municipal Charter: none

County: Glacier

Altitude: 4,434 ft; 1,478 m

Coordinates: 48°26′38″N, 113°13′18″W

Size: 4.4 square miles

Time Zone: Mountain (UTC 6)

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East Glacier in spring
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