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If you're looking to add a bit of history to your stay in Glacier, look no further than this scenic lodge. Constructed shortly after the turn of the 20th century, this Swiss-style chalet provides rustic accommodations to visitors wishing to extend their stay in the park.

Situated on the banks of Lake McDonald, it is easy to imagine arriving at the hotel via steamboat or by horse-drawn carriage. The lodge was constructed during an era when the railroad industry was building stately hotels in scenic places to drive vacation traffic. Today, visitors can still enjoy the rustic beams and styling of the original hotel.

While visitors now arrive at what was originally a back door, a sense of grandeur endures, making a stop at the lodge an excellent addition to any visit to Glacier National Park.

On the Road: The hotel is located a short way from Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Family Friendly: Incredible architecture and beautiful grounds entice visitors of all ages.

Gem Type: Historic Site

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Mikhaila Redovian

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May 12, 2022
Scott Chisholm
Lovely lodge
Oct 9, 2021
Tom Herr
Old lodge on the larges lake in the park. Swiss chalet style built in 1913. Looks like a fun place to hang out.
Sep 3, 2021
Scott S
Quick stop.
Sep 1, 2021
Charly Jackson
Aug 9, 2021
Shilpa Patel
Beautiful
Aug 5, 2021
Simon Fang
Glacier Park Lodge
Jul 27, 2021
Crystal Lynn
Have boat rides here and horseback riding
Jul 27, 2021
David Eaton
Took a motorboat out on the lake. Saw a Red-necked Grebe and Common Loon!

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