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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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Read this for winter...

Before you go check road status of the road to the sun...as of December 8 2017, the road is close... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
5th time , still amazing but timing is everything

Our 5th time did not disappoint even with some smokiness from forest fires in canada. Our advice is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“sun road” (472 reviews)
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Glacier National Park, MT 59936
+1 406-888-5756
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Before you go check road status of the road to the sun...as of December 8 2017, the road is close by the east entrance St. Mary. If you want to take a drive need to go to west glacier where the road is open about...More

Thank gatocanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 5th time did not disappoint even with some smokiness from forest fires in canada. Our advice is to get to the park early before the crowds hit the pass then do a walk and then drive back late afternoon after the crowds have gone....More

1  Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so glad we came back to Glacier National Park during the summer months. Our winter visits did not suffice. All though you can use a free shuttle, I would advise you to not unless you are just hopping off a bus to take...More

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The magnificent views from Going to the Sun Road are incomparable in any other tourist Rocky mountain destination in the United States. The same views might be had if you are willing to hike into the wilderness a few miles, but most of us do...More

1  Thank Carpediemsollasollew
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the one thing everyone does at Glacier and for good reason. This is a must-do drive. Take your time, use the many pull-offs to take in the amazing views, and enjoy one of the most amazing vistas in North America. It will be...More

2  Thank noworries2000
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Superb scenery and spectacular vistas. Nice visitor center and hiking trails at Logan pass. Make you pull out at some of the view points or driver won’t get to see much as round is narrow with sharp drop offs in many areas. Worth the trip.

Thank jamespK4196GK
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have taken our kids several National Parks and this was definitely one of the most beautiful drives in any of the parks we have been in. I loved it because it has views everywhere . Great way for an elderly person or someone who...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

What more can be said about one of the most accessible and scenic drives in the world? Going to the Sun Road is visually stunning and should not be missed. It is much nicer now since they increased vehicle restrictions and eliminated many of the...More

Thank 4mary13
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I drove in from the west side, and every turn was jaw dropping. The drive is easy as there is only 1 switch back, and although very tight everyone drives 10mph. No one tailgates, there are even signs on your way into the park reminding...More

Thank Amaris D
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Even with the forest fires that were taking place, I was still able to see a large portion of the park. Coming in from the east and making it as far as Logan Pass, I still had the experience of the park. After leaving the...More

Thank hoef972
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Michele D
3 December 2017|
Response from Maxwell_III | Reviewed this property |
My response if from a hiker’s perspective – I apologize if that’s not relevant. I’m also not trying to take into account driving time or mileage. Generally speaking, the Tetons and Yellowstone will be at a higher elevation... More
Tricia H
27 November 2017|
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Response from Vanessa P | Reviewed this property |
In June. It is definitely open and I personaly think that it is the best time of the year to visit. :)
12 November 2017|
Response from esd3104 | Reviewed this property |
I think it really just depends on the weather conditions. We drove it 2 days in a row at the end of July, the first day was clear as a bell. We stayed overnight in St Mary and woke the next day to thick low cloud but this... More