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Andy Austin

Learn Something New in Glacier Country

Whether you want to learn more about the flora and fauna of Western Montana, how to play it safe while you’re adventuring here, or how to protect and conserve Montana’s ecosystem, there’s plenty to learn, and many ways to go about it. Glacier Country is full of classes and educational programming and events.

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To add an educational element to your time in Western Montana, check out places that offer learning opportunities—like history and nature events at Travelers Rest Connection—and getaways like writing retreats.

And because responsible recreation is top of mind here, taking classes on things like avalanche safety, bear awareness and Leave No Trace is always a good idea, and Glacier Country can accommodate.

Recreate Responsibly Plan Ahead, Play it Safe, and Leave No Trace.

Featured Listings

Glacier Nordic Club in Western Montana.

Glacier Nordic Club

1200 U.S. Highway 93 (Whitefish Lake Golf Course)
Whitefish, MT 59937

Glacier Surf in Western Montana.

Glacier Surf

704 C 13th St. E., Suite 430
Whitefish, MT 59937

Great Northern Fly Fishing Guides in Western Montana.

Great Northern Fly Fishing Guides

12127 U.S. Highway 2 E., Suite A
West Glacier, MT 59936

Historical Museum at Fort Missoula in Western Montana.

Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

3400 Captain Rawn Way at Fort Missoula Building #322
Missoula, MT 59804

Hot Springs Artists Society Inc. in Western Montana.

Hot Springs Artists Society Inc.

101 Wall St., Suite 7 (Wall Street Place)
Hot Springs, MT 59845

Savenac Historic U.S. Forest Service Nursery in Western Montana.

Savenac Historic U.S. Forest Service Nursery

Lolo National Forest (100 Savenac Creek Loop)
Haugan, MT 59842

Sun Tours in Western Montana.

Sun Tours

408 Lindhe Ave.
East Glacier Park, MT 59434

The Glacier Institute in Western Montana.

The Glacier Institute

Glacier National Park Field Camp
Glacier National Park, MT 59903

ZooMontana in Western Montana.


2100 S. Shiloh Road
Billings, MT 59106

Other Listings

Be Bear Aware

Big Sky Brews Cruise

Bigfork Art & Cultural Center

CSKT Bison Range

  • 58355 Bison Range Road Moiese, MT 59824
  • 406.644.2211
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Crown of the Continent Geotourism

Deer Country Quilts

  • 3166 State Highway 83 N. Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.677.2730
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FLUX Adventure Designs

Flathead Scuba

  • 203 Business Center Loop, Suite A Kalispell, MT 59901
  • 406.253.8320
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Flathead Valley Bridge Center

  • 22 Village Loop Road Kalispell, MT 59901
  • 406.260.6832
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Garden City Harvest

Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance

  • PO Box 181 East Glacier Park, MT 59434
  • 406.531.5098
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Go Sail Flathead Lake

LaRue Hot Springs Museum

  • 166 State Highway 77 Hot Springs, MT 59845
  • 406.741.5665
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Meridian Farm and Forge

  • 37663 Hawkins Road St. Ignatius, MT 59865
  • 406.544.7131
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Missoula Art Museum

  • 335 N. Pattee St. Missoula, MT 59802
  • 406.728.0447
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Missoula Public Library

Missoula Smokejumper Visitor Center

  • 5765 W. Broadway St. Missoula, MT 59808
  • 406.329.4934
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Montana Invasive Species Council

Montana Natural History Center

  • 120 Hickory St., Suite A Missoula, MT 59801
  • 406.327.0405
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Montana's Eagle Experience

Museum of the Rockies

Ravalli County Museum

Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center

  • Trumble Canyon Road Columbia Falls, MT 59912
  • 406.260.8620
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Teller Wildlife Refuge

  • 1288 Eastside Highway Corvallis, MT 59828
  • 406.961.3507
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The Heritage Museum

  • 34067 U.S. Highway 2 Libby, MT 59923
  • 406.293.7521
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Three Chiefs Cultural Center

  • 36042 Major Houle Road Pablo, MT 59855
  • 406.675.0160
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  • 317 Central Ave., Suite 102 Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.730.8515
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Whitefish Legacy Partners

  • 515 Railway St., Suite 206 Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.862.3880
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Whitefish Wellness

  • 913 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 103 Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.212.9014
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Zoo Town Surfers

  • 1001 S. Fourth St. W., Suite 5 Missoula, MT 59801
  • 406.546.0370
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News from Glacier National Park Currently, 12 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

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