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Glacier Guides and Montana Raft

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Address: 11970 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
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+1 406-387-5555
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Quality guest experience comes first! We won't overcrowd your raft and...

Quality guest experience comes first! We won't overcrowd your raft and there are no hidden charges. We have over 75 years experience between our owners and over 90% of our guides return each year. We offer hiking, rafting and fishing trips in and around Glacier National Park. Our mission is to provide exceptional active travel vacations and experiences in and around Glacier National Park while preserving and protecting Glacier's unique ecosystem using the best available ecologically sound practices. We have group trips you can join or you can create a custom trip of your own. Combination trips are available. Our adventures are a half day to 10 days in length. Our main office is just west of West Glacier on US Hwy 2 near mile marker 152. Look for our highway sign and blue boats to find our 5 acre office oasis nestled just behind the trees. We have a free wi-fi computer, picnic pavilion, gift and gear store, volleyball, photo center and shaded parking. Glacier Guides Lodge, new in 2010, offers comfortable, people and eco friendly accomodations just a 1/2 mile from West Glacier. We look forward to seeing you.

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Highline Trail anda Iceberg Lake

Outstanding. Iceberg Lake was with Emily and Jeremy. I was a little worried about doing this hike. Their pacing and encouragement helped me to complete this hike. HIghline... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Tim C
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Hilliard, Ohio
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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Outstanding. Iceberg Lake was with Emily and Jeremy. I was a little worried about doing this hike. Their pacing and encouragement helped me to complete this hike. HIghline Trail with Ross was awesome!.

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We don't know which we love more, Iceberg Lake or the Highline Pass, but we're glad you loved both of them, too! Sharing Glacier National Park with our guests is what we live for. Come back and see Emily, Jeremy, Ross, and all the rest of us anytime. More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our guides Emily and Jeremy were fun, knowledgeable, and great stewards of our park. The 10 mile round trip to Iceberg was a very full day. We started out @ 7am from West Glacier with a 2+ hr ride in the van to East Glacier. Then the all day hike on a great trail with beautiful views. This was my... More 

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Lynn Haven
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My wife and I took a three hour rafting trip, on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. The trip provided beautiful scenery, and was a great introduction to white water rafting for my wife. Our guide, Tyler, made the trip entertaining and informative, giving points of interest and history. The office staff was helpful, letting us know of things... More 

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GlacierGuidesInc, Public Relations Manager at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, responded to this review

We're thrilled you had a wonderful experience on the Middle Fork! Next up: overnight rafting? :-) Come back and see Tyler and all the rest of us anytime. More 

Tampa, FL
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went on a half day raft ride. We were joined by another couple, and Christian was our guide. Although we were all novice rafters, Christian showed enthusiasm and confidence in our abilities. He was knowledgeable about the area and shared enough information, but not too much. He told us at the beginning of the trip we probably wouldn't see... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I hiked this trail with Jeremy. Another couple had signed up but opted out on the day of the hike due to the impending weather so ended up being a private guided hike just for me. The day was probably the peak of fall season for colors - reds, oranges, yellows, beautiful foliage. We encountered rain, sleet, snow, and sunshine.... More 

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Texas
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We did the Scenic Float Flathead River raft ride. It was the end of August 2016 and the weather was beautiful. Patrick was our guide and he was great! We had a very enjoyable time. There were 7 of us in the raft of various ages. Patrick did all the paddling and steering. We got to relax and enjoy the... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went on a rafting trip with my youngest daughter. From start to finish the experience was great. Booking was easy. The follow up email instructions were very helpful. Once we got there our guide Caden (sp) was great. Very personable, helpful and extremely informative when asked questions or just in general as we were on the trip pointing out all... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The 4 of us took the 3 hour float down the middle fork of the flathead river. Our guide Lauren was super nice and tried to give everyone good picture ops. All the office folks and guides were very friendly. Would recommend this outfit to anyone.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This backpacking adventure was unbelievable! From beginning to end Glacier Guides was professional, helpful, accommodating and a pleasure to work with! Throughout the trip our guide Jeremy was attentive to our needs and made all of us feel comfortable and safe. We had the opportunity to get out into the back-country in a way that I would not have been... More 

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altadena
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Signed up for 2 hikes - first was the "easy" hiking through shaded forests, meandering along clear water streams and having lunch at Lake Avalanche. The second hike "moderate" started at an elevation of 6,600 ft , gentle ascent to 400+ ft. which sounded intimidating and I found it not to be. Spectacular scenery of the rockies and peaks. The... More 

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