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Biking Photos (14K)Location: Glacier National Park
Type: Road Bike Ride
Rating: Moderate to Advanced
Mileage: 56.5 miles

This is one of the most popular bicycle touring routes in the Northwest. The scenery is what the adjective “awesome” was originally meant to describe. This ride will take you over the famed Going-To-The-Sun Highway between Apgar on the western side of Glacier to Saint Mary on the eastern side of the Park. Along the way you ll see vestiges of was nearly a continuous ice cap covering this region up until approximately 10,000 years ago.

Be advised that traffic will be heavy along this route; this is a popular motorway as well as a popular cycling route. Avoid weekend riding if possible, and start your ride early in the day.

Please note the cycling restrictions on this ride. Certain sections of the route are closed to cycling for several hours each day.

  • From June 15 to Labor Day, the section of the Going-to-the-Sun Road from Apgar to Sprague Creek Campground is closed to bicycles between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • From Logan Creek to Logan Pass, east bound bicycling is prohibited between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.