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

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. To find out how to plan a trip to Glacier National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I’ve driven The road to the sun many times and never get tired of the beauty. I do get tired of the incredible lines of cars, pull offs always packed and inconsiderate, sometimes dangerous drivers.  more »
  • We drove the road from west glacier to east. Stunning views along the way. Places to pull off and hike or to just enjoy the beauty around you. If you plan to stop at Logan pass get there early. The cr...  more »
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