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Address: Glacier National Park, MT 59936
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A spectacular and scenic 52-mile highway through Glacier National Park,...

A spectacular and scenic 52-mile highway through Glacier National Park, which crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass in Montana.

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Visit in July = Snowball Fight!

Your have to drive this road at least once! Make sure it is open when you visit, though. We got out mid-way and had a fun snow-ball fight! In July! Great memories along with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Your have to drive this road at least once! Make sure it is open when you visit, though. We got out mid-way and had a fun snow-ball fight! In July! Great memories along with the spectacular views!

Thank Yvonne C
Billings, Montana
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have drive this highway several times. The views are stunning and remind me again, how happy I am to live in Montana. Love it every time.

1 Thank CaptainD1234
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. It is completely worth traveling the entire road and stopping at the many look out points. Pack a lunch, and start your day early if you plan on hitting the trails as you make your way up. Parking spots fill up fast at the popular trail heads. The drive allows for the most spectacular views... More 

3 Thank Chelsea G
Oakville, Canada
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172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, be aware you cannot drive a big RV or a trailer on this road. The restrictions make sense, since space is limited, the road never very wide, and turn outs are rare. It was built in the 30s. That said, this is a very memorable drive, and don't rush it. This is driving on top of the world for... More 

5 Thank Ontario76
Kalispell, Montana
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555 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 801 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Going to the Sun Road in all seasons and take it several times a year. It is a slow drive because of speed limits and people enjoying the views. It is not nearly as scary as some people expect. There are road-edge walls and safety barriers all the way and many places to turn off. The Alpine, drop-off... More 

3 Thank MaryEllenM27
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful drive and well worth it. However it is a slow drive with a lot of switchbacks. The driver misses a lot of the scenery. The red buses are a good option.

1 Thank Robert B
Kalispell, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to be in Many Glacier early one September morning, so I took the Going-To-The-Sun Road from West Glacier to St. Mary in the wee hours. I stopped at one of the turnouts somewhere around the Garden Wall, and turned off my vehicle. A full moon lit up the Garden Wall behind me and everything as far as I... More 

10 Thank Maxwell_III
Barre, VT
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I wasn't really gung-ho about going on a scary, high, mountain road, but I knew if I was going to enjoy Glacier it couldn't be avoided. We considered taking the red bus, but was encouraged to drive ourselves.*** That was great advice. I'm never the driver on these mountain roads, so it was just getting over passenger nerves. Can't truthfully... More 

5 Thank Neegi
washington dc
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505 reviews
317 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It doesn't seem possible that you could come all this way to Glacier National Park and not tour Going-to-the Sun Road. This road, constructed 1921-1932, is one of our nation's most impressive engineering feats. The pioneering use of landscape architecture skills helped reduce switchbacks and enhance views. It crosses the Continental Divide at Logan's Pass. The road is two lanes... More 

2 Thank mrsagf
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This road is a MUST do. You will not be sorry as the views are amazing! You will have to drive slow and you will want to stop and take pictures more than once. Lot's of built in stop zones just for this purpose which is great. Your finger will hurt from clicking pictures over and over!

Thank Cheryl J

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