9 Fun Family-Friendly Activities in Glacier National Park


Glacier National Park is a natural wonderland with stunning scenery, diverse wildlife, and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Whether you want to hike, bike, boat, or horseback ride.

If you have kids aged 5 to 13, they can join the Junior Ranger Program and learn more about the park’s history, nature, and culture.

Junior Ranger


Enjoy a scenic boat ride on Two Medicine Lake, a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by mountains and forests. You’ll see waterfalls, wildlife, and historic sites.

Boat Tours on Two Medicine Lake


Ride one of the world's most spectacular roads on two wheels. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is a 50-mile paved route crossing the Continental Divide at Logan Pass.

Biking the Going-to-the-Sun Road


Relax and enjoy a picnic by the clear and cold waters of McDonald Creek, which flows from Lake McDonald to the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. 

Picnicking by McDonald Creek


Learn more about the park’s flora and fauna at the Apgar Nature Center, a cozy cabin in the woods. You’ll find interactive exhibits, games, and crafts for kids.

Visit the Apgar Nature Center 


Explore some of the park’s easy hiking trails that are suitable for kids and families. You can choose from trails that lead to lakes, waterfalls, meadows, or viewpoints. 

Easy Hiking Trails for Kids


Experience the park from a different perspective on horseback. You can join guided rides that range from one hour to full day trips.

Horseback Riding Adventures


Have fun with scavenger hunts and geocaching in the park. Scavenger hunts involve finding and collecting hidden objects or clues.

Scavenger Hunts and Geocaching


Test your wildlife knowledge and observation skills with wildlife bingo. You can print out bingo cards with pictures or names of animals that live in the park. 

Wildlife Bingo


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