View inside a tent while camping in Glacier National Park

Lodging & Camping Near Glacier National Park

When it’s summer and you’re weighing your options for lodging near Glacier National Park, one of the most important things to consider is if you can wake up and start your adventure with your first step in the morning. Whether that is tent camping for your group inside Glacier or staying at an AirBnB or VRBO with a few more amenities from home nearby the park, we are here to help give you recommendations of our favorite places to stay!

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Camping Near Glacier National Park

Camping near Glacier National Park is an experience like none other… truly away from it all, or even near a few things if that’s what you prefer! There’s a camping spot for everybody in the Glacier area. Some visitors enjoy the option to have a few campground amenities while others prefer to pitch their tent wherever they may land, whether alongside the riverbanks of the North Fork River or Fish Creek campground right in Glacier National Park.

Camping can be preplanned by making a reservation inside Glacier, or take the more fly by the seat of your pants approach by hitting the river banks.

A Pro to Camping in Glacier National Park: Right in the heart of western MT’s greatest destination… one step from a trail or the freshest mountain waters.

A Con to Camping in Glacier National Park: You’re right in the heart of the traffic action and park elements, less amenities, gas, food, third party activities.

The Best Campgrounds near Glacier National Park:

*Our favorite campground hands down in the area that is full of great views and onsite amenities goes to the West Glacier KOA. You can swim, eat, and play all day in this campground. Complete with spectacular mountain views and just minutes from Glacier Park.

West Glacier Lodging - Glacier Highline

Lodging near Glacier National Park

At Glacier Highline, we are always excited to open our doors to those looking to explore Glacier National Park! For those looking for lodging near Glacier National Park with all the convenience and feel of your own home, we have many vacation rentals just minutes from the west entrance of Glacier Park.

Whether you’re a couple on a romantic getaway or off on a family vacation in Montana, we offer a variety of cabins near Glacier National Park. Each vacation rental comes with discounted Glacier Highline Adventure Passes for all guests – a can’t miss Glacier National Park vacation package! The high rope courses and ziplines near Glacier are great activities to add your Glacier Park trip!

We have more details for all of our rentals on our Lodging Near Glacier National Park page!

A Pro to Renting a Place near Glacier National Park: Feel like you’re in your home away from home while on the road! Get a good night’s sleep so you can wake up and feel extra refreshed before taking on the day.

A Con to Renting a Place near Glacier National Park: Depending on the availability and when you book, you might not be able to get something very close to the park. This could increase the amount of time you spend in the car when traveling to and from the park!

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Family Fun Near Glacier National Park

Wherever you decide to lay your head during your vacation, if you are looking for things to do near Glacier National Park, we have you covered at Glacier Highline. Our aerial adventure course and zipline near Glacier National Park will keep the whole family busy for hours!

If you’re looking for more things to do on your way to Glacier, check out our Missoula to Glacier National Park, Bozeman to Glacier National Park, and Spokane to Glacier National Park blogs for more road trip itinerary ideas to make the most of your adventure.

Glacier Highline is your premier Glacier National Park family vacation destination. As an aerial adventure park, we offer ziplining, rock wall climbing, adventures on our ground inflatable obstacle course and giant inflatable water slide. Stay and play in our of our lodging near West Glacier options–most are located only 7 mi from the West Glacier Entrance.