Glacier National Park Tours: Day Hikes & Backpacking

Are you the type that wants to go with the flow?

Do you like mild day hikes, adventurous day hikes, and/or backpacking trips into the wilderness?

This Glacier National Park Itinerary will give you a Glacier National Park tour that gives the outdoors type the option to do anything they want.

With two options everyday, you’ll always have the room to bob and weave between mild day hikes, an extended backpacking trip, long day hikes, and sightseeing tours.

Here’s a sample from the
‘Day Hike & Backpacking’ Glacier tour:

Day 2

We’re going to take you to a hidden section that few people go to–Polebridge. It will allow you to avoid most of the tourist crowds and let you escape into my favorite part of Glacier.

Wake up early. Eat breakfast and hit the road. You will be driving in the OPPOSITE direction from Logan Pass.

Drive past the West Glacier exit and continue on toward Polebridge.

Option 1

Lodging – Camp at Bowman Lake

Bowman Lake is a beautiful, peaceful campground.

Activities – Driving to Polebridge will take up much of your day. Stop off at the Polebridge Merc and enjoy some cinnamon rolls and stock up on supplies. Enjoy the evening around a campfire.

Many Glacier Lodge

Polebridge Bakery

Option 2

Lodging – Get a cabin at the Polebridge Merc, or rent a Teepee. It’s really a sweet experience.

Activities – Pack a lunch. This is going to be a long day.

If you are feeling adventurous, hike Numa Ridge Lookout. It’s 12 miles roundtrip and gains 3,000 feet. The most beautiful lookout in all of Glacier.

Many Glacier Lodge

Numa Ridge Lookout

Otherwise, hike Akokala Lake. About 6 miles but only gains 1,000 feet. Both begin at Bowman Lake and are incredible hikes.

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Here’s what people have to say about their travel itineraries:

“Hi Perry—Thanks for the itinerary—-helpful especially the hike suggestions… Good tip about getting overnight backpacking permit for the car—never would have thought about that”

– Jack

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