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Facts and FAQ Glacier National Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road

Glacier National Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road

In a playground this vast with so much to explore, you’re bound to have questions. Here you'll find park facts and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Or, chat with us live.

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What reservation(s) do I need to enter Glacier National Park?+

What if I can’t get a vehicle reservation?+

Is there a shuttle on Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

How long is the Going-to-the-Sun Road and how much time will it take me to drive it?+

How far is it to Logan Pass and the Logan Pass Visitor Center?+

What are the opening and closing dates for the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

How do I find out about Glacier National Park road statuses, opening dates and trail closures?+

Where are the entrances to the park located?+

Are there vehicle size restrictions on the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Can I ride my bicycle on the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Is it scary to drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Can I see a glacier from the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Are there campgrounds located along the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Are services like gas, lodging, food and picnic areas available on the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Are services like gas, lodging, food and picnic areas available on the way to the North Fork/Polebridge Entrance Station?+

What is the speed limit on the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

What is the maximum elevation on the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Where can I see wildlife along the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

What kind of weather can I expect while driving?+

When is the best time of year to visit the park and travel along the Going-to-the-Sun Road?+

Does the park get really crowded in the summertime?+

Is there any way to know how busy the park is before I enter?+

Are dogs allowed in the park?+

Are masks required in the park?+

If I don’t have a rental car, what are my options for traveling to/within the park?+

Is Glacier National Park open year round?+

What can I do in the spring and what amenities are available?+

What can I do in the fall and what amenities are available?+

What can I do in the winter and what amenities are available?+

How should I prepare myself for a visit to the park?+

Can I boat in the park?+

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News from Glacier National Park Currently, 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

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