Communities in Western Montana + Around Glacier National Park

Communities in Western Montana

Small-Town Charm
in Glacier Country

Chris Sawicki

Western Montana's Glacier Country

The Official Western Montana and Glacier National Park Travel Site

Small-Town Charm
in Glacier Country

Montana means “mountain.” And within Glacier Country’s 22,000 square miles, you’ll find a lot of them. And within those peaks and valleys you’ll find small mountain towns with communities so captivating you may never leave. From the tiny unincorporated community of Polebridge with a population of just over 100 to Montana’s cultural hot spot, Missoula, all of our towns offer a world of discovery. Bustling downtown farmers markets, craft breweries, local gem shops, art galleries, festivals, recreation, a university and, most importantly, the friendliest people out west.

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Communities in Western Montana's Glacier Country

Old Salt Festival June 21-23, 2024

Come together for wood-fired cooking, Americana musicians, Montana ranchers and Western makers to celebrate Montana style on the Mannix Family Ranch in Helmville, Montana.

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News from Glacier National Park Currently, 29 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.