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Gear Up for the Adventure

You can enjoy Montana’s great outdoors without worrying about bringing your own gear. From boats, snowmobiles and ATVs to fly rods, tents and skis, our outfitters and outdoor shops are geared up to get you out on your next adventure. These outfitters and shop employees are also a wealth of information—talk to them about where to use your rental gear based on your experience level with that activity. (When in doubt, go with a guide.)

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Please follow Recreate Responsibly, Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly principles while you’re spending time in Montana’s great outdoors. Also, always have the appropriate safety equipment necessary for your activity, e.g., avalanche gear for backcountry skiing. Plan ahead by making sure the place you’re renting gear from has the necessary safety equipment; if not, you’ll need to secure it elsewhere. Also, make sure you know how to use it. If you are renting a motorized or nonmotorized watercraft of any kind, you must stop at all watercraft inspection stations.

Outfitters in Glacier Country provide everything from bike rentals to boat rentals, including camping equipment, backpacking equipment, ATVs, UTVs, snowshoes, pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and more.

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 Park Rafting in Western Montana.

Glacier Park Rafting

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

Glacier Raft Company in Western Montana.

Glacier Raft Company

106 Going-to-the-Sun Road
West Glacier, MT 59936

Paddle Ridge  in Western Montana.

Paddle Ridge

12400 U.S. Highway 2 E.
West Glacier, MT 59936

RightOnTrek in Western Montana.


5626 U.S. Highway 2 W.
Columbia Falls, MT 59912

Whitefish Marine in Western Montana.

Whitefish Marine

5960 U.S. Highway 93 S.
Whitefish, MT 59937

Wild River Adventures in Western Montana.

Wild River Adventures

11900 U.S. Highway 2 E.
West Glacier, MT 59936

Other Listings

Alberton Orchards

  • 1022 Sawmill Gulch Road Alberton, MT 59820
  • 406.380.3308
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Backcountry Packraft Rentals

  • 475 U.S. Highway 89 Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.272.6468
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Bicycle Hangar

Bitterroot Valley Shuttle

  • Missoula Airport 5225 W. Broadway St. Missoula, MT 59808
  • 406.550.0001
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Black Tie Ski Rentals

Clark Fork Surf

  • 8575 State Highway 35, Suite 9 Bigfork, MT 59911
  • 406.212.2117
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Crazy Moose Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals

  • 511 W. Main St. Thompson Falls, MT 59873
  • 406.827.3030
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FLUX Adventure Designs

Flathead Harbor

Flathead Off-Road Rentals

Flathead Outdoors

  • 1034 Whitefish Stage Road, Suite 5 Kalispell, MT 59901
  • 406.209.8459
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Glacier Ridge Runners

  • 249 Flathead Road Hungry Horse, MT 59919
  • 406.407.1042
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Go Sail Flathead Lake

Heritage Outdoors

  • 3195 State Highway 83 Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.304.8271
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Koocanusa Resort and Marina

  • 23911 State Highway 37 Libby, MT 59923
  • 406.293.7474
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Northwest Montana Adventures/Winter Wonderland Sports

  • 1071 Upper Whitefish Road Olney, MT 59927
  • 406.881.2525
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Old Faithful Watersports

  • 14746 Yenne Point Road Bigfork, MT 59911
  • 406.253.2702
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Paddlefish Sports, LLC

  • 70 Lakeside Blvd., City Beach Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.260.7733
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Pintler's Portal Hostel

Polebridge Mercantile, Bakery and Cabins

  • 265 Polebridge Loop Polebridge, Montana 59928
  • 406.888.5105
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Polebridge Outfitters

  • 265 Polebridge Loop Polebridge, MT 59928
  • 406.888.5105
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Rollins RV Park, Restaurant & Boat Rentals

  • 23711 U.S. Highway 93 Rollins, MT 59931
  • 406.844.0572
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Seeley Adventures

  • 3181 State Highway 83 Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.499.2415
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Seeley Swan Vacations

  • 3166 State Highway 83 N., Suite 203 Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.677.6600
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Slow Drift Shuttles

Snow Ghost Outfitters at Whitefish Mountain Resort

  • 3889 Big Mountain Road Whitefish, Montana 59937
  • 406.862.1996
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SnowBike Nation

  • 121 Cardiff Ave. Kalispell, MT 59901
  • 406.206.8459
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Spotted Dog Cycles

  • 738 S. First St. W. Missoula, MT 59801
  • 406.529.0668
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Tamaracks Resort

  • 3481 State Highway 83 N., Mile Marker 17 Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.677.2433
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The Stonehouse at Duck Lake

Turner Mountain

Whitefish Outfitters & Tours

  • 541 Spokane Ave. Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.212.0080
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News from Glacier National Park Currently, 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

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