Glacier Maps

If you’re looking for a Glacier map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 28 free Glacier National Park maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) Here you’ll find a bunch of trail maps, along with other maps such as campgrounds and the shuttle bus. You can also browse the best-selling Glacier maps and guidebooks on Amazon.

Glacier map from the park brochure

Glacier National Park map thumbnailThis is the official Glacier National Park map from the park brochure. It also shows Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2.1 mb) or download the PDF (4.3 mb).

The full park map is also available as a high-quality art poster print from the NPMaps Glacier store.

Glacier trail maps

Purchase trail map from AmazonPurchase trail map from AmazonIf you want a single trail map that covers the entire park, the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map is probably your top choice. This is the best map for showing all of Glacier’s trails, though it doesn’t have mileages (so download the free backcountry trail map in the section below). If you’re just going to stick to the busiest trails, you can probably forego this map and use the free ones listed next.

The following four Glacier maps are exclusives; they have never before appeared anywhere on the web nor on any website. I’m particularly fond of these maps since they show trail distances, campsites, and points of interest. Enjoy!

Lake Mcdonald mapHere’s a Lake McDonald map that shows trails and points of interest all along the shore of Lake McDonald in western Glacier. Click the image to view a full size GIF (350 kb) or download the PDF (750 kb).

Glacier St Mary mapThis St. Mary and Logan Pass map includes the trails on the eastern part of the Going-to-the-Sun Road including Logan Pass at St. Mary Lake. Click the image to view a full size GIF (350 kb) or download the PDF (500 kb).

Many Glacier mapThe Many Glacier map zooms in on Many Glacier Valley and includes the trails starting near Swiftcurrent Lake, like the Grinnell Glacier trail. Click the image to view a full size GIF (300 kb) or download the PDF (350 kb).

Two Medicine mapHere’s a Two Medicine map that shows the trails in the less-visited Two Medicine Valley, featuring plenty of lakes and waterfalls. Click the image to view a full size GIF (300 kb) or download the PDF (250 kb).

Following are more Glacier National Park trail maps of popular park locations. You can download a single PDF (4.4 mb) that contains most of the maps below, or instead click on each image to view each map separately.

Glacier National Park Logan Pass St. Mary Many Glacier trail map thumbnailThis trail map shows the hikes surrounding Logan Pass, St. Mary, and Many Glacier areas (600 kb). This map shows shuttle stops on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and some of the most popular hiking trails in the park.

Glacier National Park St. Mary Falls trail map thumbnailThis is a St. Mary Falls inset map (50 kb). The trail numbers correspond to the labels shown on the key of the previous map. Here you’ll find Sunrift Gorge and Sun Point trails on the west end of St. Mary Lake.

Glacier National Park Lake McDonald trail map thumbnailThis is a Lake McDonald trail map (300 kb), showing the hiking trails around Lake McDonald on the western end of the Going-to-the-Sun Road, near West Glacier, in a very popular area of Glacier National Park.

Glacier National Park Two Medicine trail map thumbnailHere’s a Two Medicine trail map (250 kb), in the southeast region of the park, showing the Two Medicine Lake hiking trails. It also shows the Cut Bank trailhead, which leads to Triple Divide Pass.

Glacier National Park Goat Haunt North Fork trail map thumbnailThis North Fork trail map (400 kb) shows the remote, quiet northwest corner the park. It includes trails around Goat Haunt on the southern end of Upper Waterton Lake and trailheads at Kintla and Bowman lakes.

Glacier backcountry map

Glacier National Park backcountry trail and campsite map thumbnailThis Glacier backcountry trail map (450 kb) shows trails, mileages, and campsites in Glacier National Park’s backcountry and is great for planning overnight trips (although it doesn’t show elevation changes).

Purchase trail map from AmazonPurchase trail map from AmazonThe above map is good for trip planning, but it doesn’t show topographic lines or elevations. For that, you need the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map (unfortunately this one doesn’t show distances between points, so you need both). There are also even more detailed trail maps that focus on specific sections of Glacier: Many Glacier area, Two Medicine area, and the North Fork.

Glacier road & shuttle bus maps

Glacier National Park shuttle bus map thumbnailThis shuttle bus stop map (100 kb) labels the various places you can get off and on the buses along Glacier’s Going-to-the-Sun Road. The shuttle bus usually starts in July and runs through Labor Day weekend.

Going-to-the-Sun Road mapHere’s a Going-to-the-Sun Road terrain map (5.0 mb), particularly useful for identifying the features you’ll see along the drive up and over Logan Pass. This map excels at labeling the geographic features you’ll see.

Glacier lodging map

Interactive Glacier lodging mapThe closest major town to Glacier is Kalispell, where you’ll find a huge variety of lodging options; to the right you can open an interactive Kalispell lodging map. But I encourage you to also zoom out and look at the other options near Whitefish and inside the park. In fact, here you can see all the best-rated Glacier lodging on Expedia or, focusing on the area outside Glacier’s west entrance.

Glacier campground maps

Glacier National Park camping map thumbnailHere’s a Glacier National Park campground map (30 kb), showing the location of each campground in Glacier National Park. Campground maps are featured below, starting with the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Glacier Apgar Campground mapHere’s an Apgar Campground map (150 kb), featuring the largest campground in Glacier National Park and the only westside campground open all year. It’s near the main West Glacier visitor services.

Glacier Fish Creek Campground mapThis Fish Creek Campground map (500 kb) shows the park’s second-largest campground, located on the west end of Lake McDonald (opposite the Going-to-the-Sun Road), near West Glacier and the Apgar Village area.

Glacier Sprague Creek Campground mapThe Sprague Creek Campground map (200 kb) shows this smaller campground (25 sites) located alongside the Going-to-the-Sun road west of Apgar along Lake McDonald. Still a convenient location, but quieter.

Glacier Avalanche Campground mapThis Avalanche Campground map (150 kb) shows the layout of this campground – the nearest to Logan Pass of Glacier National Park’s westside campgrounds and a bit higher in elevation.

Glacier Rising Sun Campground mapThe Rising Sun Campground map (80 kb) shows this first-come first-served campground located east of Logan Pass (and west of St. Mary) on the Going-to-the-Sun road. No reservations are accepted here.

Glacier St Mary Campground mapThis St. Mary Campground map (100 kb) shows the largest campground east of Logan Pass and the only eastside campground open all year. Its located near the St. Mary Visitor Center.

Glacier Many Glacier Campground mapHere’s a Many Glacier Campground map (550 kb) showing the large (110 sites) and popular campground in the Many Glacier area. Get here early; there are many popular hikes and excursions to do from here!

Glacier Two Medicine Campground mapThis Two Medicine Campground map (200 kb) shows the large campground on the east side of Glacier that tends not to fill as quickly since it is in a less-visited area (though still incredibly beautiful!).

Glacier Quartz Creek Campground mapThe Quartz Creek Campground map (70 kb) shows the tiny primitive campground in western Glacier located on the curvy Inside North Fork Road. A great place to go to escape the crowds.

Glacier Bowman Lake Campground mapThe Bowman Lake Campground map (200 kb) shows this remote campground on the southwest end of Bowman Lake, located in the quiet North Fork area in northwestern Glacier National Park.

Glacier Kintla Lake Campground mapThe Kinta Lake Campground map (100 kb) shows this very small campground located way up there in northwest Glacier, with very limited nearby services. You can’t go much further north or you’d be in Canada.

Glacier geologic map

Glacier National Park geologic mapThis Glacier National Park geologic map (9.5 mb) is quite large – so please be patient with the download – and includes text explanations of the geology of each unique rock unit you’ll find in the park.

Glacier vegetation map

Glacier National Park vegetation mapThis Glacier National Park vegetation map (8.8 mb) also includes Waterton Lakes National Park across the Canadian border, mapping the types of forest, grasslands, meadows, and other land cover.

Glacier map prints and gifts

Glacier National Park map mugGlacier National Park map posterPrinted high-resolution Glacier map posters and other products are available at the Glacier National Park Maps store. For prints, gift ideas, and souvenirs featuring other national parks, support this site and visit the National Park Maps store; you’ll find items to bring on vacation, keep at home for the memories, or give to your park-enthusiast friends and loved ones.

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