Glacier Fast Facts
How big is Glacier National Park?
Glacier covers a total area of 1,013,572 acres or 1,584 square miles.
How many people visit Glacier National Park?
3,081,656 people visited Glacier in 2021. A table showing all years can be found at Glacier Visitation Stats.
When was Glacier National Park created?
Glacier was made a national park on May 11, 1910.
What are the highest and lowest elevations in Glacier National Park?
Glacier’s lowest point is 3,150 feet at the Flathead River. The highest point in Glacier is 10,466 feet on Mount Cleveland.
What time zone is Glacier National Park located in?
Glacier is in the Mountain Time Zone.
How much does it cost to enter Glacier National Park?
$35 per private vehicle per week.
Five Random Facts About Glacier
Lakes cover over 25,000 acres of the land in Glacier National Park. There are 762 scattered around, though only 131 have been named.
Where is Glacier National Park?
Glacier National Park is located in the northwestern part of Montana. The northern border of the park is the US-Canada border. The Canadian national park Waterton Lakes meets glacier at the international line. The city of Kalispell, an hour’s drive away, is the closest city of size. Further directions and maps can be found at Getting to Glacier.