Glacier Highline FAQs

Whether you’re not sure what to wear ziplining or need to know what shoes to wear, find your answers below.


  • We recommend starting on the course prior to 4 pm.
  • Each participant will have their own signed release waiver. You can fill out a waiver online or at our kiosk station on-site.
  • The last group goes out at 4:30 pm daily, participants must be onsite and paid by 4 pm to make the final group for the day.
  • The park closes daily at 6:30. You will have full access to all activities until 6:30 pm, with any ticket purchased by 4 pm.


Age, Clothing, & Participation Requirements

  • One participating adult (18+) per two children under 12 years old is required to assist. Participating adults may not assist from the ground. (13 to 17-year-olds do not require a participating adult, but they do require a waiver signed by either their legal guardian.)
  • Closed-toed shoes are required for all participants (rentals available).
  • We recommend a comfortable and adequate amount of clothing-light jacket/sweatshirt may be useful on cool mornings/days.
  • Long hair is recommended to be tied back (optional).
  • Our ropes course & rock wall have no weight or height limitations.



  • The exit zipline has a weight limit of 240 lbs.
  • The 2 hour time restriction is only on the high and low ropes course portion of our park! Guests can enjoy the inflatables as long as they want during your time at Glacier Highline.
  • Our zip lines are inside our upper and lower ropes courses (it’s not an individual zip line tour!). We offer 5 zip lines the final zip line is 250’ long!


Reservations and Groups

  • Reservations are not needed for general family groups during the regular season but we do recommend booking in advance. For those groups who wish to participate on a specific date, we strongly recommend booking in advance.
  • Large groups are encouraged to make prior reservations-don’t forget to ask if any group discounts apply!

Glacier National Park FAQs

Visiting Glacier National Park for the first or thirty-first time, we have the Flathead Vally local’s answers you’re looking for.

What else is there to see near Glacier National Park?

There are many things to see and do in and around Glacier National Park. From to hiking in Glacier, wildlife viewing, rafting along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River and more! There is lots of places to eat great food or enjoy a local brew! Rest assured, there is something to satisfy everyone in your crew. Check out our Guide to Glacier to learn about our local recomendations.

What can I combine with a Glacier National Park Trip?

There are several activities that you can combine in Glacier National Park. Be mindful that some of the activities may take place outside of Glacier but still lots of fun! For instance, we offer a Park-N-Paddle ticket which gives your crew the ability to participate in a half day Aerial Adventure Park at our park and a half day Whitewater Rafting experience. You can combine many other activities like backpacking and camping within the park as well. You can also horseback riding and rafting trips as well. Even take a hike in the morning then hop aboard on a Glacier Park Boat Tour. Depending on how much adventure you want to pack in with one trip, you can also combine other National Parks like Yellowstone along with your Glacier roadtrip. Discover more about this combination in our West Yellowstone to Glacier Road Trip Intinery.

What is the closest major city to Glacier National Park?

The closest major city to Glacier National Park is Kalispell, Montana. This is going to be where all your major shopping will take place. Columbia Falls is also a great town to grab groceries, gas and other things you may need. The Flathead Valley is full of rich history, great places to eat, and many things to do. The main towns near Glacier are Kalispell, Columbia Falls and Whitefish. The best airport to fly into would be Glacier Park International (FCA).

How many days do you need in GNP?

To get the most out of your experience, we recommend at least 3 days in or near Glacier National Park. Check out our Guide to Glacier and our 3-day Glacier National Park Itinerary to discover all the possibilities that the area has to offer. There is a lot to see and your days will be full and packed with adventure. Most people leave here planning their next trip to the mountains in Glacier.

What is the best month to visit Glacier National Park?

The best months to visit Glacier National Park are July through August for optimal weather, accessibility, and wildlife viewing; however, early September offers a balance of good conditions with fewer crowds.

What is the prettiest part of Glacier National Park?

There is no shortage of views around here to say the least. Going To The Sun Road is by far the most popular attaction in the area and within Glacier. Make sure you have your cameras ready wherever you go. Some other popular spots are Lake McDonald, Hidden Lake, Many Glacier, Wild Goose Island, just to name a few. Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley have endless breathtaking panoramas, alpine meadows, and iconic glacial landscapes. Check out our Top 5 Spots for Photos in Glacier National Park guide. 

Is it better to stay in Glacier National Park or outside?

Where to hang your hat while you come to explore Glacier? Sleep under the stars, stay in some of the historic lodging Glacier has to offer, or stay in one of the many VRBO and AirBNBs here in the area to choose from. Staying inside or outside Glacier National Park depends on personal priorities. Inside Glacier offers proximity and a unique nature-immersed experience but with limited amenities and accommodations availability may be an issue.

Outside Glacier provides a broader range of accommodations, amenities, and flexibility, but requires additional drive time to park attractions. There are certain benefits to each. There are lots of options to chose from, which may be overwhelming but we have got you. Take a peek at our link for the inside scoop. Book your home away from with us! West Glacier Lodging Accommodations.

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