We arrived at around 6:30am to try to get a FCFS spot in the campground. We wound up having to wait about 3 hours before finally getting a spot. I was skeptical, but I'll say I was not disappointed. Most camp sites offer a good view, and we immediately saw a couple of mule deer wandering through near our site. The campground is near many popular trailheads such as Grinnell Glacier Trailhead and the Swiftcurrent Pass Trailhead. The Swiftcurrent Motor Inn is a short walk away which offers a gift shop with fabulous coffee and groceries. Also at the inn is Nell's diner, which has spectacular food and is open late (10:00pm), which was a welcome treat since my husband and I frequently hike late and come in exhausted and hungry. The bathrooms are a bit lacking, but at least they had plumbing and were fairly warm even in the chilly early morning hours. Another downfall was the lack of showers. They're there, but apparently you have to buy tokens to use them and there aren't many to go around. After hiking nearly 20 miles each day and coming back filthy, easily accessible showers would have been nice.
- Also Known As:
- Many Glacier Campground Hotel Glacier National Park
- Many Glacier Campground Glacier National Park, Montana