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Campgrounds of Glacier

Glacier has a large number of campgrounds spread out all over the different regions of the park. Despite this large number, sites can be very hard to find in the summer season, and advance planning is necessary.

Apgar Campground

  • Size & Cost: 194 sites, $20 per site
  • Open: All Year (primitive in winter)
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: In Apgar Village, 2.5 miles from the west entrance off Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables, dump station
  • Demand: Very high. Apgar normally fills every day in the summer season, usually in the afternoon.

Avalanche Campground

  • Size & Cost: 87 sites, $20 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 16.3 miles from the west entrance off Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables, dump station
  • Demand: Very high. Avalanche normally fills every day in the summer season, usually in the afternoon.

Bowman Lake Campground

  • Size & Cost: 46 sites, $15 per site
  • Open: May through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 32.5 miles north of the west entrance via the very rough and unpaved North Fork Road
  • Amenities: Running water, vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Moderate. Bowman Lake sometimes fills in the summer, usually in late afternoon.

Cut Bank Campground

  • Size & Cost: 14 sites, $10 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 5 miles east of US-89 via the unpaved Cut Bank Road
  • Amenities: Vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables – there is no fresh water
  • Demand: Moderate. Cut Bank is remote and quite small, and sometimes fills in the summer, usually in late afternoon.

Fish Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 178 sites, $23 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: Reserve Online
  • Location: On Camas Road, 2.4 miles west of Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables, dump station, showers
  • Demand: Very high. Fish Creek is the only reservation campground on the west side of the park. It nearly always fills, usually by late morning. Reservations are strongly suggested.

Kintla Lake Campground

  • Size & Cost: 13 sites, $15 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 40 miles north of the west entrance via the very rough and unpaved North Fork Road
  • Amenities: Running water, vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Moderate. Kintla Lake often fills in the summer, usually in late afternoon.

Logging Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 7 sites, $10 per site
  • Open: July through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 28 miles north of the west entrance via the very rough and unpaved North Fork Road
  • Amenities: Vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables – there is no fresh water
  • Demand: Low. Although Logging Creek is very small, it rarely fills.

Many Glacier Campground

  • Size & Cost: 109 sites, $23 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: Reserve Online
  • Location: At the end of the Many Glacier Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, dump station, showers, campstore
  • Demand: Extreme. Many Glacier is very popular, and always fills in summer, often by 9AM.

Quartz Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 7 sites, $10 per site
  • Open: July through October
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 30 miles north of the west entrance via the very rough and unpaved North Fork Road
  • Amenities: Vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables – there is no fresh water
  • Demand: Low. Although Quartz Creek is very small, it rarely fills.

Rising Sun Campground

  • Size & Cost: 84 sites, $20 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 6.0 miles from the east entrance off Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, dump station, showers, campstore
  • Demand: Very high. Rising Sun nearly always fills, usually by late morning.
Rising Sun Campground in Glacier National Park in Montana

Sprague Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 25 sites, $20 per site
  • Open: May through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: 9.8 miles from the west entrance of Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Extreme. Sprague Creek is quite small and very popular, and always fills in summer, often by mid-morning.

Saint Mary Campground

  • Size & Cost: 148 sites, $23 per site
  • Open: All Year (primitive in winter)
  • Reservations: June through August, Reserve Online
  • Location: 0.7 miles from the east entrance off Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables, dump station, showers
  • Demand: Very high. St. Mary is the only reservation campground on the east side of the park. It nearly always fills, usually by late morning. Reservations are strongly suggested.
St Mary Campground in Glacier National Park in Montana

Two Medicine Campground

  • Size & Cost: 100 sites, $20 per site
  • Open: May through September
  • Reservations: No, first come, first served
  • Location: At the end of the Two Medicine Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables, dump station, campstore
  • Demand: High. Two Medicine usually fills during the summer season, often by noon.
Two Medicine Campground in Glacier National Park in Montana

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