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Going-to-the-Sun Road

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Glacier National Park, MT 59936
+1 406-888-5756
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Start early to not be disappointed

On our trip, we spent a few days in the West Glacier area (rental house) and a few more in the St... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caribou, Maine
An Amazing Trip To the Sun!

We spend 9 hours traveling in the Red Bus Tour along the Road to the Sun to the Many Lake Lodge and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dennis C
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A spectacular and scenic 52-mile highway through Glacier National Park, which crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass in Montana.
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“sun road” (456 reviews)
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Glacier National Park, MT 59936
+1 406-888-5756
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Reviewed yesterday

On our trip, we spent a few days in the West Glacier area (rental house) and a few more in the St Mary area (lodge). So when we finally did the cross-over via Going To The Sun Road, it was from West to East. We...More

1  Thank Bob_Adventure_2000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spend 9 hours traveling in the Red Bus Tour along the Road to the Sun to the Many Lake Lodge and back to the visitor center. It was a beautiful day with breath-taking vistas, numerous walking stops and a wonderful lunch at the lodge....More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the alternate and more scenic way to travel between East and West Glacier National Park. It has a ton of traffic, lots of people and is slow going (20 mph most of the time) but has the most spectacular views. It is completely...More

Thank Travelleraroundthewo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone says spend the entire day making this drive. I say spend two days. Drive it both directions, you get entirely different views both ways and you don't want to miss anything.

Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only downside was the road's being closed at Logan Pass due to the fire. Drive was as beautiful as anticipated. If you go, take advantage of the many chances to stop and enjoy...but DON'T stop in the middle of the road!

Thank notsogold
Reviewed 1 week ago

making it simple , it was in my bucket list and i check and i would do it again!!!! if you are looking for nature in the best , this is the place to go.

Thank Edna502
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, the visit was marred by the wildfires. Our views were obscured by the hazy smoke and it really impaired our ability to enjoy the views. Visibility was limited to a few miles. Even with such heavy level of smoke, we could definitely see the...More

1  Thank lsli88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this road once (each way) on our 9-day trip to Glacier and that was enough for us. This was early September and there were massive fires across the park and in Canada so visibility was terrible, this may be why we did not...More

2  Thank TracyBean06
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the length of the road and back again and the views are amazing! Interesting to see how the road hugs the mountainside, and makes you realise how difficult it was to build. There are quite a few pull outs and small parking areas...More

Thank esd3104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserved this trip months before our visit with great anticipation, however, due to the Sprague fire burning, the road was closed from Logan's Pass. We got the red bus at St Mary Lodge, where we were staying. For the full fare, it took us...More

Thank Trish W
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19 September 2017|
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Response from LaurieMcKenna | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Kalispell and drive early morning to West Glacier entrance Visitor Center where we parked our car. We took the open top red bus tour which you can choose from a variety of tours depending on how much time you... More
19 August 2017|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
Depends on conditions. From the west side the road will close just past Avalanche Lake, probably in September. The park web site will have updated info. The park stays open year round, but most of the year, you have to take... More
2 August 2017|
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Response from 269natoshas | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether or not there is a big snowfall. Typically portions of the sun road on each side (lake McDonald and st Mary lake side) are open year round but the full road typically closes sometime in September or early... More

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