To preserve the pristine beauty of Glacier National Park, it is imperative to abide by all of the Park's rules and regulations.
- Pets are allowed in the park, but special regulations apply.
- Pets are not allowed on any park trails.
- Pets are only allowed in drive-in campgrounds, along park roads open to motor vehicles, and in picnic areas.
- Pets must be on a leash no longer than six feet and under physical restraint or caged.
- Pets may not be left unattended for any length of time. Kennels are available in several towns surrounding the park.
- Motorized watercraft are only permitted on Lake McDonald, Waterton, Sherburne, and St. Mary Lakes.
- Motorized craft are also permitted on Bowman and Two Medicine Lakes, but are limited to ten horsepower or less.
- Personal watercraft (“jet skis”) are currently prohibited on all park waters.
- Water skiing is permitted only on Lake McDonald and St. Mary Lake, and only from sunrise to sunset.
- There is no fee or license required to fish in Glacier.
- There are regulations governing fishing that need to be followed. Stop by a visitor center to obtain a copy of the regulations.
- The general park fishing season is from the third Saturday in May to November 30.
- Bicycles are not allowed on any trails except for the paved two-mile hiker/biker trail from Apgar to West Glacier.
- Bicycling is allowed along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, with the following exceptions - from June 15 to Labor Day, the section of the Going-to-the-Sun Road from Apgar to Sprague Creek Campground is closed to bicycles between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
From Logan Creek to Logan Pass, east bound bicycling is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- Vehicles, and vehicle combinations, longer than 21 feet (including bumpers) or wider than 8 feet (including mirrors) are prohibited between Avalanche Campground and the Sun Point parking area. You may however, drive to Avalanche if traveling east, and to Sun Point, if traveling west.
- Vehicles over 10 feet in height may have difficulty driving west from Logan Pass due to rock overhangs.
- Stock trucks and trailers may access Packers Roost and Siyeh Bend.