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Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park

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If you want to cross Glacier National Park (not to mention the Continental Divide at Logan Pass), hop in your car for a ride along the 83 km (52 mi) Going-to-the-Sun Road. Along the way, you'll be rewarded with spectacular views of valleys, glacial lakes, waterfalls, tundra, and wildlife. The Jackson Glacier overlook features some of the best views of all. Campgrounds, picnic areas, and lodging are all available along the route--but gas isn't, so fill your tank before heading out. Be aware that some parts of the road may not be accessible, depending on the weather conditions. Make Going-to-the-Sun Road a part of your Glacier National Park vacation plans using our Glacier National Park travel itinerary maker.
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  • I grew up near Glacier National Park so have always enjoyed the Going-to-the-Sun Road. It is spectacular. Every summer it gets more crowded. You can't take a large vehicle such as a motor home on the ...  more »
  • This road is amazing both in views and engineering. We had heard that parking at Logan Pass was often a mess and so decided to make use of the free shuttle service. Taking the shuttle is recommended a...  more »
  • We crossed GTTS road over and back 3 times and I would do it again and again. We did it the first day in the rain....I'm not recommending that, but with the weather predictions, it looked like it migh...  more »