Biking on your own or taking a bike tour in Glacier National Park offers an incredible adventure for the whole family, with spectacular scenes of alpine lakes and snow-capped mountains.
- Glacier National Park is the perfect place to go biking as a special adventure
- Rent a bike for between $25 and $39 a day
- Bike along Going to the Sun Road or on the 2-mile McDonald Creek Bike Path
- Experience Logan Pass from a new perspective
When you travel to Glacier National Park in northern Montana, you get a different experience when you bring or rent a bike, taking to the paths so you can view this marvelous park and its natural wonders at a slower pace.
Where to Go Biking in Glacier
The favorite of all biking adventures is traveling along Going to the Sun Road within Glacier National Park. Certain restrictions apply, however. From 15 June to Labor Day, the sections from Apgar to Sprague Creek Campground and from Logan Creek Pass uphill (eastbound) to Logan Pass are closed to bicycles between 11 am and 4 pm.
Another favorite is the 2-mile McDonald Creek Bike Path, a paved trail from Apgar to West Glacier. Children love this trip into the woods!
No bikes are permitted on trails or in the backcountry.
Rentals & Fees
If you didn’t bring your own bike, there are plenty of rentals available. Although Glacier Park has no bike rental facilities, you can find them in neighboring communities. You can rent bikes in Whitefish, Kalispell, Big Fork and Missoula. The prices range from $25 to $39 a day, with occasional specials for weeklong rentals.
Hire a Guide
There are a number of outfitters that provide biking tours of the area. Some even offer tours of up to seven or ten days and cover much of the region, including Glacier National Park. It’s a great way to see northwestern Montana, the Rockies and the spectacular scenery all around. The knowledge and guidance of the tour guide will make your trip special. Browse the listings to find a bike tour that fits your desires.