Under Canvas Glacier Arrival Information

Arriving at Under Canvas Glacier

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.

Check Out: 10:00 a.m.

Address: 101 Under Canvas Rd, Coram, MT 59913. Click here to find us on Google Maps.

Make sure to view and download our Welcome Book before your stay to explore all the features and amenities available at camp.

Important National Park Information

Park Passes

A park entrance pass is required year-round at Glacier National Park. All vehicles must display a pass clearly visible through the windshield. Standard national park fees range from $20-$30. You can purchase an America The Beautiful annual pass that allows access to any national park.

Vehicle Reservations

What You Need

  • The west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road and North Fork requires vehicle reservations from May 24th through September 8th from 6 am to 3 pm.
  • Many Glacier requires vehicle reservations from July 1st through September 8th from 6 am to 3 pm.
  • Visitors entering the park in a vehicle in Many Glacier, North Fork, or Going-to-the-Sun Road need two things: A vehicle reservation and Park Entrance Fee OR valid Park Pass. See details for Entrance Fees and Passes on Recreation.gov.
  • The park is open 24/7 and visitors may enter vehicle reservation areas before 6 am or after 3 pm without a vehicle reservation. Learn more about visiting without a reservation.

Vehicle Reservation Release Dates

  • A portion of vehicle reservations will be available 120 days in advance, starting on January 25, 2024, at 8 am MST on a daily rolling basis.
  • Next Day vehicle reservations will be available at 7 pm MDT for next-day entry starting on May 23, 2024 on a daily rolling basis.

To reserve a vehicle registration pass visit Recreation.gov.

Glacier National Park Shuttle Information

Summer Shuttle Service

Summer shuttle service begins July 1st and continues through Labor Day. This shuttle connects West Glacier, Apgar, Lake McDonald Lodge, St. Mary, and Many Glacier. Reservations required.

Hiker-Biker Shuttle Service

The hiker-biker season allows recreational access for hikers and bikers beyond vehicle gate closures on Going-to-the-Sun Road prior to the road opening for the season. Hiker-biker shuttle service is offered weekends only from May 13th until June 26th or until the day the Going-to-the-Sun Road fully opens.

Click here to view the Going to the Sun Road shuttle map.

Please visit the National Park Service website for most up to date information surrounding Glacier National Park.

Under Canvas Glacier FAQs

  • How far is the entrance to Glacier National Park?

    Under Canvas Glacier is a 10-minute drive to the West Entrance of Glacier National Park

  • Are dogs allowed in Glacier National Park?

    Pets are allowed in developed areas such as: in your cars while driving park roads, picnic areas, along roads when you are stopped, in parking areas, and in boats on lakes where motorized watercraft are permitted. Check out our blog on Things to Do Outside of Glacier National Park.

  • Do you allow dogs at Under Canvas Glacier?

    Yes! We only allow dogs. We have a $25 fee per dog, per night. Service animals are welcome, free of charge. We ask that you please keep your dog on a leash, clean up after them, and do not leave them unattended in your tent at any time.

  • When is the best time to visit Glacier National Park?

    Most people consider late-June through mid-September the best time to visit Glacier, because they can drive Going-to-the-Sun Road, raft and fish the rivers, hike the trails, and explore the park. Under Canvas Glacier is open from June 6 – September 9, 2024.

  • Where do you fly into for Glacier National Park?

    Glacier Park International Airport, Kalispell, MT (40 minutes from Under Canvas Glacier).

  • What is the weather like?

    Please be sure to check the weather before arriving and pack accordingly for all weather conditions. Due to the remote locations and high altitudes of many of our camps, the weather can be unpredictable. Occasionally, in a very dry summer, a fire ban can be in effect for a specific location. We recommend that you come prepared for colder evenings, particularly if using your wood stove becomes impossible due to fire restrictions.

  • Do the tents have air conditioning?

    Our tents do not have air conditioning. If you are visiting in the summer please keep this in mind. They do have USB fans and misting systems to help cool the tents a little.

     

  • Is there electricity in the tents?

    In order to provide an experience that allows guests to disconnect and feel truly immersed in nature, and to minimize the use of precious resources, there is no electricity or outlets in the tents. However, there are battery-powered fans and lanterns with USB plugs so you can charge at least two cell phones. USB-C charging adaptors are available upon request on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be sure to bring your own charging cable if you require anything other than a USB. If you need a powered battery for a CPAP or medical device, just let us know in advance of your stay so that we can request one. Powered batteries are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • What is the food like at Under Canvas Glacier? Do you have gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options?

    There is something for everyone on our menu, including vegetarian choices, gluten-free options, and nightly specials. Enjoy seasonally rotating breakfast and dinner options (ranging from fresh turkey sandwiches to pulled pork bowls) at our on-site restaurant along with grab n’ go lunch items available daily in the lobby.

  • Is there Wi-Fi?

    At Under Canvas we believe connecting with those around us and exploring the great outdoors is invaluable. For this reason, we do not have any Wi-Fi at any of our locations.

    Want to unplug, be present, and unwind? Check out our Camp Programming page for an example list of on-site programs that may be offered during your stay.

  • What should I pack?

    Be sure to check the weather before arriving and pack accordingly for all weather conditions. You may want to bring quality hiking shoes, backpacks, water bottles and a USB cell phone charging cord to use with the USB battery packs in your tent. Rain jackets are also advised, just in case! But not to worry, our tents are fully weatherized and are capable of handling common rainstorms. If you want a full packing list for the location you are visiting, check out the packing lists on our blog.

Driving Directions

The address for Under Canvas Glacier is 101 Under Canvas Road, Coram, MT 59913. Click here to find us on Google Maps.

If you are traveling from east of Coram, MT (through Glacier National Park, East Glacier, Essex, Great Falls), we are located about 7 miles west of Glacier National Park’s west entrance. We are located on Hwy 2. After you pass mile marker 148 start slowing down as our driveway will appear on your left. You will see a short gravel road and our canvas signs set back along our fence line.

If you are traveling from west of Coram, MT (through Kalispell, Bigfork, Columbia Falls), we are located off Hwy 2. You will pass through the small town of Hungry Horse and then enter Coram. We are located after mile marker 147. After you pass the North American RV Park on your right start slowing down. The one lane will open to two lanes. Our short gravel driveway is immediately on your right after the road becomes two lanes.

Additional Information for Your Stay

View of Bonfire Pit Under Canvas Glacier

Camp Programming at Under Canvas Glacier

Experience yoga amongst the trees, live music around the campfire, s’mores, and more are available throughout the week at camp. Check out the board in the lobby tent when you arrive for programming happening during your stay.

View of Dining Space Under Canvas Glacier

On-Site Dining at Under Canvas Glacier

Enjoy our outdoor walk-up window café, light breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, and small bites, and wine and locally crafted beers at Under Canvas Glacier from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Select dates to view availability.