Early Spring in Glacier National Park

Sacred Dancing Falls

It is April and Glacier National Park is waking up to warmer weather, melting ice and snow, and the plowing of the Going to the Sun Road (GTTSR).  This is a special time of year in the park.  Although vehicle access is limited across the park, it is a great time to experience the quiet of nature via foot or bicycle.

Imagine walking in the middle of the GTTSR, casually viewing the tall trees, the sky above, the snow peaked mountain tops, the sprouting of wild flowers along the side of the road.  Catch a trail along side of McDonald Creek that takes you to Dancing Sacred Falls and then down to the head of Lake McDonald. The view is spectacular.  Watch for wildlife in the forest, the waters, and the sky.

Check the park’s website for the progress that is being made by the plowing crew.  This will let you know how far up the road you can drive and where foot and bicycle traffic is permitted.  As always, make sure to check the weather before you go.

Spring in the Rockies is a great time to get outdoors and then to come home to your favorite B&B to snuggle by the fire.  Restaurants and bars are not crowded.  Traffic is light.  Check out our nearby B&B’s below for accommodations.

Bad Rock Bed and Breakfast

Columbia Falls
Bad Rock B&B
The last best place to stay before going to Glacier

Located in Columbia Falls on 14 acres of lush countryside.  A peaceful and serene setting conveniently located only 20 minutes from the Glacier National Park.   Convient to Kalispel, Whitefish, and the Glacier Intl. Airport. Stay in the main house B&B or in a private cabin.  Breakfast is provided to all.  Families are welcome.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 14.7mi

Good Medicine Lodge

Whitefish
Good Medicine Lodge
Good food and good company are Good Medicine!

The peaks of Glacier National Park are in our backyard and the authentic western town of Whitefish is our domain.  Convienent to skiing in winter and hiking, biking, kayaking, and sailing in summer.  Known for our gourmet breakfast, concierge service, and luxury amenities.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 17.3mi

The Garden Wall Inn

Whitefish
Whitefish Lodging
Exceptional Service and Outstanding Breakfasts

A short walk to downtown, allows you to experience all of the excitement of Whitefish and then come home to this charming B&B.  You will be delighted with the gourmet breakfasts and the charm of this 1920’s inn.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 17.4mi

Master Suite Bed and Breakfast

Kalispell
Master Suite
Private luxury for two with million dollar views

Enjoy private luxury overlooking the hills and mountains of the Flathead Valley.  Gourmet breakfast on the deck or the fireplace room.  Private livingroom, bathroom, and gameroom.  Wild life viewing from your patio or venture into Glacier National Park.  Close to Whitefish and Bigfork for dining and entertainment.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 27.1mi

Candlewycke Inn

Bigfork
Candlewycke Inn
Country elegance minutes away from lasting memories

This majestic, lodge style home has been chosen by Frommer's Travel Guide as the "Star Find" in Bigfork, Montana.  Situated on 10 secluded wooded acres just minutes away from the quaint village of Bigfork, Flathead Lake, and Jewel Basin hiking.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 30.5mi

Outlook Inn Bed and Breakfast

Somers
Outlook Inn
Where the lake meets the mountains

Spectacular views of Flathead Lake and the Rocky Mountain.  Offering 5 guests rooms, each with a view of the lake.  Queen or king size beds, wifi, private bathrooms, TV, delicious breakfast each morning to set the day for Glacier National Park or boating on the Flathead.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 31.1mi

Cabin Creek Landing Bed and Breakfast

Marion
Cabin Creek Landing
Come experience rustic excellence

In the heart of Glacier Country, nestled in the mountain range just west of Kalispell, MT in a little town called Marion. Easily accessible by car or private airplane.  Magnificent lodge-style B&B with large beautiful private rooms.  Plenty of hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing, and water sports nearby. Bitterroot Lake is about a mile and a half down the road. Our guest frequently tour Glacier National Park.  Lost Prairie is just down the road and it is one of the most popular skydiving destinations in the world. If it is outdoor adventures you want, this is the place to come.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 43.4mi

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