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Address: Glacier National Park, MT 59903
Phone Number: (406) 257-2426
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Short, calm rides from many glacier lodge

Short, calm beautiful ride across swift current and Josephine lakes. Reservations highly recommended to guarantee a seat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Janet R
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Lafayette, Colorado
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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Short, calm beautiful ride across swift current and Josephine lakes. Reservations highly recommended to guarantee a seat.

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the 2 boats from the Many Glacier Hotel and then did Grinnell Lake hike. There is a short hike after getting off of the first boat, but you can go at your own pace, they will wait for you. It is not very hard but for some with physicial challenges may take a little longer. The boat ride... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 4 days at Glacier National park and took all 4 boat tours over that time. We booked before hand and did call the phone # to adjust a time and staff were friendly. We found the commentary to be pretty good on all 4 tours and the commentary person was able to answer all questions. Out of the 4,... More 

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Chattanooga, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the 2 boats from Many Glacier Lodge to Grinnell Glacier trailhead today. It was awesome; not only because it saved us about 5 miles r/t on our hike but because the guides were informative, polite, and very helpful. I would highly recommend it. There is an 8:30 departure that includes a ranger/naturalist led hike to the glacier. Unfortunately, I... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this boat tour. We did St Mary's Lake. The lake us beautiful and pristine. The tour guide was excellent. She was from Brown University and spoke eloquently. She knew her park information, stories about building the park and other antidotes. She was so pleasant. This is a must do in the park.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took all tours but short St. Mary boat rides. Great alternative to hiking around the lakes and shortened distance to some some of the lake and waterfall hikes. Sitting in the front was a big hit with my daughter.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Things to look out for: - Online reservations must be done two days in advance (we had limited options trying to book several months in advance) – do it early! - half of their tickets are reserved for walk-up which can be done 3 days in advance but MUST be done in person (may be impossible depending on your itinerary).... More 

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Dayton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 10:00 a.m. boat ride on St. Mary's Lake and it was breathtaking. The lake was so calm that you the reflection of the mountain looked like the mountain fell into the lake. The guides were very informative and gave lots of information and history on the ride. We stopped for a short hike to one of the... More 

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This year we took the cruise on St. Mary's Lake. We also did the ranger led hike to St. Mary's Falls. There had been a lot of rain so the lake was a beautiful turquoise. The boat driver (Kyle) was very knowledgeable and informative. Matt was the ranger that led our hike. This is a very easy hike. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 1926 wooden boat served as our vehicle to traverse St Mary Lake at the southern portion of Glacier National park. With approximately 20 people on board we heard about the geology of the land surrounding the lake, history of the development, and stopped halfway for a very short walk to a beautiful waterfall. We didn't see a number of... More 

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