Glacier Bear Retreat is located in northwestern Montana and is easily reached by plane, train or automobile.
Fly to FCA: Plan your trip to arrive at Glacier Park International Airport – airport code FCA. (24.2 miles, 34 minutes way from Glacier Bear Retreat). Delta flies direct from Salt Lake City and Minneapolis year round, and direct from Atlanta and Los Angeles seasonally. Alaska/Horizon flies direct from Seattle and Portland. United arrives direct from Denver and seasonally from Chicago as well. Allegiant Air flies direct seasonally into FCA from Oakland and from Las Vegas – and has great rates too. Rental cars are available from various national companies such as Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, Dollar and National.
Fly into MSO: Arrive in Missoula, MT, then drive to Glacier. (3 hours, 155 miles)
Fly/Drive from GEG: For those that are fans of Southwest Airlines, you can fly into Spokane, Washington and then drive 5 hours to reach Glacier Bear Retreat.
Amtrak has excellent service right into West Glacier, just 2 miles from the property. Their route, called the Empire Builder, connects from Chicago to Seattle. Once you arrive, we’re happy to pick you up and bring you to the property from the train station, then bring you back to the train for your return trip home.
Glacier Bear Retreat is located at 348 Grist Road, in West Glacier, MT. From the Park entrance in West Glacier, drive through the entrance and proceed about a mile to the first stop sign. Turn left towards Apgar Village. Proceed 1/2 mile until you cross McDonald Creek. Immediately after crossing the creek take your first right onto Grist Road. Glacier Bear Retreat is the 6th house on the left hand side, 348 Grist Road. View our Google Map to help plan your road trip.