Glacier National Park Resort

Just a mile from the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park, you can enjoy a complete Montana vacation experience at Great Northern Resort's West Glacier Lodging. Stay in our cozy Glacier National Park cabins, spend time on the river white water rafting or a Montana fly fishing  trip.  Host your wedding or family reunion with breathtaking views of the mountains as your backdrop at one of the top Montana wedding venues. Our resort provides a perfect base for exploring beautiful Glacier National Park.

Our experienced river guides are available to take you on an unforgettable adventure. Enjoy the rugged scenery while floating the glacial-fed Flathead River in the Flathead National Forest area, which defines the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. Let our professional river guides navigate you down eight miles of Class II-IV rapids on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, entertain you on a scenic float, instruct you in proper technique at kayak school or advise you on the right fly to hook a world-class Cutthroat Trout in the crystal clear waters.

We also offer industry-leading river education and safety classes through our Glacier River School. From kids’ awareness programs to swiftwater rescue certifications for the professional rescuer or boater, the river school and its RQ3 and ACA instructors will make sure you have the skills you need to have fun and be safe on the river.

Whitewater Rafting


Join Great Northern for some of the best Whitewater Rafting & Scenic Raft trips on the crystal blue glacial fed Flathead River. West Glacier, Montana is your headquarters for Glacier Park whitewater rafting and fly fishing trips. We offer an exciting variety of guided river trips along the southern boundary of Glacier National Park so there’s a raft trip for everyone.  Enjoy a fresh cooked meal on the river with our full day and Dinner raft trips.  Let’s book your trip today!

West Glacier Cabins - Glacier Park Lodging - Glacier Park Hotels at our Glacier National Park Resort in Montana



Experience your Montana vacation at Great Northern Resort. Located just a mile from the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park, Great Northern's log cabins and Lodge are the perfect base for relaxing and exploring the Glacier Park.  Looking for a place to get married, well make sure to check out our special event venue for weddings and reunions.

Fly Fishing


Enjoy some of Montana’s legendary fly fishing boarding Glacier National Park on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River with the experienced and professional fishing guides of Great Northern Resort. You’ll fly fish primarily for native westslope cutthroat trout as well as rainbow trout. Choose from a half day, full day or customizable overnight and multi-day fly fishing trips.

Front Porch Music

Friday Music

Friday Music on the Porch...

Join us for Friday Music on the Porch from 5-8pm! A fun family event spent enjoying music outside on the porch. This year, we will again be hosting a variety of local bands and music styles. Be sure not to miss this.

Date: Fridays between June 15th - Sept 7th.

Great Northern Raft & Glacier National Park, National Park Central ®


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