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Glacier Park Boat Co

Glacier National Park, MT 59903
+1 406-257-2426
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Very nice little boat rides across two lakes

We hopped aboard for two short boat rides across Grinnell and Josephine lakes to access hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Boat tour and naturalist guide to Grinnell Lake

Sometimes times it's nice to have alternative transportation to your legs! We took the boat across... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Sioux City, Iowa
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Glacier National Park, MT 59903
+1 406-257-2426
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We hopped aboard for two short boat rides across Grinnell and Josephine lakes to access hiking trails. The boats were older but were obviously lovingly well cared for. The boat staff were young and enthusiastic, and were very knowledgable about the area and the trails....More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Sometimes times it's nice to have alternative transportation to your legs! We took the boat across Swiftcurrent and Josephine Lakes to Grinnell Lake, partially because the trail was closed due to bear activity. Learned lots about the area on the way and saw some bears...More

1  Thank jnobz
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I have often used the GNP boat co as a shuttle across Two Medicine Lake to cut mileage off the Dawson/Pitimakan Pass trails. Have always had excellent customer service and reliable timetable. I would use them in other parts of GNP if given the chance.

Thank caleb192837
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We were an adult family group of 8 and went on a Lake McDonald cruise. We had a wonderful time! If you go through the lobby of the Lake McDonald Lodge and then turn left, you can get to the dock with almost no steps...More

5  Thank babystepper
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We took the combination boat tour (Swiftcurrent Lake and Josephine Lake) to ultimately get to the Grinnell Lake trailhead. The boat rides were enjoyable and educational. Our two young kids also liked the boat ride. It did save a couple of miles of hiking to...More

3  Thank Scott876
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Family owned operation and they all were so nice. Hard to get a booking so do it early. Glad to save a few miles off the hike so we were not too worn out after the trip. We saw a mountain goat from the boat,...More

1  Thank Jocelyn5737
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This tour departs from the boat dock behind the Many Glacier Hotel/Lodge. We reserved our seats for this boat ride at least ten days in advance. It’s exceptionally easy to do on line. This was an excellent thing to do, as we found that our...More

3  Thank debra d
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The boat was fine as was the crew.. This was the hike combo in the afternoon. I didn't give it 4 or 5 stars do to not being confident we'd get a seat on the boat back right after the guided hike. No order or...More

2  Thank CaptCaper
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I broke my ankle hiking down from the hike to Grinnell Glacier. Thank goodness we had gone to the trouble of making reservations for a guided hike, including the two boat rides across the lakes, or I would have had to be carried back even...More

1  Thank joannepcoggins
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Booking the tickets is a major pain. If you don't do it 3 days in advance online you risk being shut down if you just show up that day,especially during peak months. We drove there a day early to guarantee tix for the following day....More

Thank Travelbug1155
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Monali G
Hi- We are planning on the Two Medicine lake boat tour with the free included hike in the first week of JUNE. What time would you recommend 1.00 pm or 3.00pm. Thanks!
24 May 2017|
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Is your rides available after Sept 30
18 April 2017|
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Is this boat trip available in mid May?
12 March 2017|
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Response from elbrooks | Reviewed this property |
Probably not, snow and ice may not have melted yet. Why don't you call and talk to one of the park rangers and ask them? I called ahead of our trip and they were very helpful.