- Recreational Activities
The Glacier Institute runs camps and classes that use education to reconnect people of all ages to the outdoors.
We look forward to helping you get the very most out of your visit to Glacier National Park.
With so many choices, deciding what to do in Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley can feel daunting. You shouldn’t have to worry about missing out on incredible hikes, views, and opportunities you didn’t know existed. That's where we come in. The Glacier Institute provides a wide range of guided hikes, camps, and educational programs for all ages and abilities. From personalized hiking tours to kids' camps, and week-long nature courses, we promise to connect you with the natural world like never before and provide you with an experience you’ll never forget.
Since 1983 we’ve helped thirty-five thousand people just like you to learn a new appreciation for the outdoors and experience magnificent scenery on what is sure to be the trip of a lifetime.
We believe you deserve to fall in love with the natural world and gain a little extra meaning you can carry with you throughout your life. Come join us to make the most of your trip to Glacier Park and create amazing memories to last a lifetime.
The Glacier Institute Connects You Through:
Guided Hikes & Tours
Youth & Summer Camps
Dozens of Nature Courses
Personalized Educational Tours
Custom Group Activities
In downtown Columbia Falls, we are on the 300 block on the West side of Nucleus Ave.