Finding Wild River Adventures
Toll Free Phone: 1-406-387-9453
West Glacier, MT 59936
P.O. Box 272
West Glacier, MT. 59936
(Memorial Day Weekend-Mid September) 7:30am-9pm Mountain Standard Time 7 days a week
(October 1-May 1) 9am-5pm Mountain Standard Time Mon-Saturday
Our office is located on Highway 2 East, in West Glacier, MT, and one mile west of the junction to the west entrance of Glacier National Park. We are next door to Kruger Helicopter Tours to the East and the Rawhide Trading Post to the West. Watch for our log office building which has our name, Wild River, on the roof.
If you are coming from the West (Big Fork, Kalispell, Whitefish, Columbia Falls) make your way up to Highway 2 East and watch for the signs to West Glacier. We are one mile before the junction to the park and are on the right side of the highway. You will see a sign for Krueger Helicopters followed by our sign which says RAFTING with inflatable kayaks on each side of the sign. We have log buildings with green roofs, and you will see blue rafts and drift boats in our yard.
If you are coming from the East – (East Glacier, Browning or Great Falls) follow Highway 2 to West Glacier; once you arrive at the junction with the road going into the Park, continue west on Highway 2 for one mile and look for us on the left side of the highway. Our next door neighbor, Rawhide Trading Post, has horses, teepees, and a covered wagon out front; pull into the driveway we share with them and you will see our log cabin office with a Wild River sign on the roof.
If you are coming from the Park itself ( Lake McDonald, Rising Sun, St. Mary) head east on Going to the Sun Highway past the West Glacier entrance station and take a right (heading west) on Highway 2. Go approximately 1 mile and look for us on the left side of the highway. Our next door neighbor, Rawhide Trading Post, has horses, teepees, and a covered wagon out front; pull into the driveway we share with them and you will see our log cabin office with a Wild River sign on the roof.
If you will be using a GPS, our physical address is 11900 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, Montana. However, please note that some systems put us on the wrong side of the road or even in the middle of the Park! Best to use our GPS Coordinates which are: N48 28.192, W 114 00.033
You can always call us at 1-406-387-9453 and we will be happy to guide you to our headquarters.
Glacier International Airport is located approximately 25 miles from our office in Kalispell, MT. Taxi service is available to West Glacier. Call Classy Cabs @ (406) 8952-0167 or Kalispell Taxi @ (406) 752-4022.
Dollar Car RentalAll the major rental car companies have offices based in Kalispell. Click on the Dollar Car Rental logo for more information and reservations. You can also rent cars in West Glacier. Call the Glacier Highland @ (406) 888-5427. The next closest airport is in Missoula, MT, some 136 miles from West Glacier. AMTRAK is currently providing daily service to West Glacier during the summer season.
Please feel free to call us for detailed directions. 1-406-387-9453
Check out our Glacier National Park page.
Approximate times to West Glacier from Selected Towns.
Whitefish – 40 minutes
Kalispell – 40 minutes
St. Mary’s – 2 hour
East Glacier – 1 1/2 hour
Many Glacier – 2 1/2 hour
Missoula – 2 1/2 hours
Great Falls – 3 1/2 hours
Helena – 4 hours
Spokane, WA – 4 1/2 hours
West Yellowstone – 9 hours
Salt Lake City, UT – 12 hours
Waterton Park, CAN – 3 1/2 hours
Calgary, Alberta – 5 hours
It’s never been easier getting to Wild River Adventures! You can fly directly into the new centrally located Glacier Park International Airport (FCA). Delta’s connector SkyWest Airlines provides regional jets daily through Salt Lake City. Northwest Airlines arrives daily with jets connecting through Minneapolis. Horizon/Alaska Air connects regularly through Seattle. United Airlines will provide services from Denver starting summer 07. US Airways also has flights to Glacier Park Airport. Charter aircraft are also available from most US and Canada cities. Airline service is subject to change.
Delta connector SkyWest Airlines Salt Lake City 800-221-1212
Northwest Airlines Minneapolis 800-225-2525
Horizon Air Seattle 800-547-9308
* International flight with customs and immigration: birth certificate or passport required.
Amtrak’s famous Empire Builder Superliners arrive twice daily at the historic Whitefish and West Glacier train depots from Chicago/Minneapolis and Seattle/Portland. 1-800-USA-RAIL.
US Hwy 2 and US Hwy 93 provide easy access via car to Wild River Adventures. We are 2 1/2 hours North of Missoula, 4 hours East of Spokane, 1 hour South of the Canadian border and 5 1/2 hours South of Calgary.
For individuals and groups, extensive ground transfer services are available to/from the Glacier Park International Airport and the Whitefish Amtrak Depot.
Convenient rental car services are available at both the Whitefish Amtrak Depot and Glacier Park International Airport.
Dollar Rent a Car Missoula 800-892-4343
Dollar Rent a Car Kalispell 800-457-5335
Hertz Rent a Car 406-863-1200
Flathead Travel Service 800-223-9380