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Lake McDonald Lodge


  • Hotel/motel
Built in 1914, Lake McDonald Lodge is nestled on the shores of the largest lake inside Glacier National Park. Lake McDonald has 100 guest rooms split between the lodge, cottages, and a motor inn and offers a unique gift shop, campstore, lounge, restaurant, and pizzeria. Red Bus tours, boat cruises, and numerous other activities are available.
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Street Address
288 Lake Mcdonald Lodge Loop
Apgar, MT 59936 Get directions
Glacier National Park, MT
Mailing Address
PO Box 2990
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Alternate Phone
Toll Free
2019 Dates – Opens: May 17, 2019 | Closes: September 25, 2019
Payment Methods
American Express, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Travelers Checks, Visa
Group Reservations Required, Late Cancellation Fee, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended, Walk-Ins Welcome
Group Discount
Special direction map

Special Directions

Lake McDonald Lodge is located in the southwestern region of Glacier National Park along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. From West Glacier, enter Glacier National Park. From the entrance ranger station, proceed approximately 1.3 miles to a stop sign and turn right. Continue 8.9 miles on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The lodge will have signage and you will make a left turn into the parking lot. From St. Mary, travel west on the Going-to-the-Sun Road approximately 39.4 miles. The lodge will have signage and you will make a right turn into the parking lot.