St. Mary Glacier Park

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Our Location

From the South

On I-15, take the exit just past Wolf Creek, MT (Exit 228) and take Highway 287 north through Augusta and Choteau (pronounced “Show-toe”). Highway 287 becomes 89 North. Stay on this road to Browning. If you are driving an RV, see above note regarding easiest route to St. Mary. If not, proceed through Browning and you will see the large sign directing you north on 89 to St. Mary.

NOTE TO RVs: The straightest, least curvy route from Browning to St. Mary is Highway 464 also called Duck Lake Road. The entrance to this road is at the southern most stoplight in Browning and travels due north. (A major intersection) It is a well maintained, wide, straight road that travels north about 20 miles and meets Highway 89. Turn left and head south 8 miles to St. Mary. If you are towing or driving a long vehicle, this is the easiest route to St. Mary.

From the East

On Highway 2, continue into Browning, MT. Proceed through several stop lights in town and you will see a large intersection with Highway 89 North. Take Highway 89 north (just go straight) to St. Mary approximately 16 miles. Highway 89 north from Browning is very curvy, scenic and crosses a mountain pass with a 6% grade into St. Mary. If you decide to drive your RV on this route, we highly recommend gearing down to give your breaks a chance to cool off. See “note to RVs”.

NOTE TO RVs: The straightest, least curvy route from Browning to St. Mary is Highway 464 also called Duck Lake Road. The entrance to this road is at the southern most stoplight in Browning and travels due north. (A major intersection) It is a well maintained, wide, straight road that travels north about 20 miles and meets Highway 89. Turn left and head south 8 miles to St. Mary. If you are towing or driving a long vehicle, this is the easiest route to St. Mary.

From the West

At West Glacier continue on Highway 2 to Browning. If your vehicle is shorter than 21-feet, you can take Highway 49 at East Glacier to St. Mary. This road is very curvy and slow driving. If not, continue on Highway 2 to Browning and take the first left to Highway 89 north to St. Mary. Highway 89 is very curvy slow driving and crosses a mountain pass with a 6% grade into St. Mary. If you are driving an RV, see the note above regarding Highway 464 for an alternate route.

NOTE TO RVs: The straightest, least curvy route from Browning to St. Mary is Highway 464 also called Duck Lake Road. The entrance to this road is at the southern most stoplight in Browning and travels due north. (A major intersection) It is a well maintained, wide, straight road that travels north about 20 miles and meets Highway 89. Turn left and head south 8 miles to St. Mary. If you are towing or driving a long vehicle, this is the easiest route to St. Mary.

From the North

At Chief Mountain Border Station, proceed south to Highway 89. Turn right and drive approximately 14 miles to St. Mary. Our billboard is on the right hand side of the road, turn right and drive for one mile.

At Carway, proceed south on US Highway 89 for 16 miles to St. Mary. Turn right at the billboard and drive one mile.

NOTE TO RVs: The straightest, least curvy route from Browning to St. Mary is Highway 464 also called Duck Lake Road. The entrance to this road is at the southern most stoplight in Browning and travels due north. (A major intersection) It is a well maintained, wide, straight road that travels north about 20 miles and meets Highway 89. Turn left and head south 8 miles to St. Mary. If you are towing or driving a long vehicle, this is the easiest route to St. Mary.

Canadian Border Crossing Information

Most visitors in this area with use one of two ports of entry:

Carway, Alberta / Port of Peigan, Montana

Open Year-Round
Hours: Daily from 7 AM to 11 PM MST
Port of Peigan (US Side): (406)732-5572
Chief Mtn. Port (Canadian Side): (403) 653-3535

Chief Mountain, Alberta / Chief Mountain, Montana

Open June 1st thru October 31st
Hours: Daily from 7AM to 10PM MST
Chief Mountain Port (US Side): (406)732-5572
Carway Alberta Port (Canadian Side): (403)653-3009

US citizens are required to provide proof of citizenship upon request; A passport or birth certificate accompanied by voter registration, social security card or driver’s license is considered acceptable. Persons under 18 years traveling without their parents should have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian to travel into Canada.
Pets must have recent certificates of vaccination from a veterinarian. Inquire at the front desk regarding restrictions on food items, firearms and defensive spray.

Other Important Information

Distances to Major Attractions

Canadian Border Crossing Information

Please see our Canadian Border Crossing Guide for information on being prepared to see the many attractions & sites over the border in Canada.

Amtrak Arrivals

The Amtrak Empire Builder Route stops at East Glacier, Montana. Amtrak schedules are posted on the Amtrak website

Rental cars and shuttle services are available for transportation to St. Mary, and Hiker Shuttles are offered by Glacier Park Inc.

Rental cars are also available at Montana Dollar Rent A Car.

Road Conditions in Glacier National Park

Please see the Glacier National Park Current Road Status website for up-to-date status on the many roads inside of the park, as well as surrounding roads.

Road Conditions in Montana

The State of Montana’s Travler Information website has consistently updated information on traveling throughout Montana.

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