Crown of the Continent: Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks

Grab your favorite hiking boots and come with us on this active journey to this staggeringly beautiful wilderness straddling the U.S.-Canada border in Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks.

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Schedule Highlights

  • Day 1: Take Going-to-the-Sun Road into Glacier National Park. Watch as mountain goats navigate sheer cliffs. Check in at Many Glacier Hotel.
  • Day 2: Note the shapes and colors of glaciers that may be gone in 10 years. Unshoulder your daypack and munch a cookie in a sunny meadow.
  • Day 3: Cross the border into Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Quaff a cold, Canadian beer after a great day of hiking.
  • Day 4: In British Columbia, relish the pristine nature right outside your doorstep at the luxurious-but-still-backcountry Island Lake Lodge.
  • Day 5: Hike oldgrowth forests or bag a peak in the Canadian Rockies.
  • Day 6: Depart for home from Kalispell.

Departure Dates:

July 9-14, 2017

July 16-21,2017

August 19-24, 2017

To reserve space on any departure please contact our travel partner Off the Beaten Path at 800-445-2995 or

Our tours feature tiered pricing, with a range of prices for each trip, with the price increasing as the departure fills to allow us to confirm departures as soon as possible.

Most tours run with a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 16 participants maintaining an 8 participant to 1 guide ratio.

NPCA Travel: 800-628-7275 or

Check out NPCA’s full tour lineup at

  • Cost:
    From $3,195 per person double occupancy; $825 single supplement
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