Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How far is your resort from Glacier National Park?
Our resort is located 1 mile from the West Glacier Entrance of Glacier Park.
What is the nearest airport to Glacier National Park?
The nearest airport to GNP is Glacier Park International Airport, located in Kalispell.
How long does it take to drive the entire length of the Going-to-the Sun Road?
This depends on how often you stop to visit the points of interests along the way, as well as construction and wildlife delays. Without stopping, the trip usually takes approximately 2 hours.
When will the entire Going-to-the-Sun-Road be open?
Plowing the Going-to-the-Sun Road is a monumental challenge each year. Unpredictable spring snow storms or other weather related events can slow down plowing progress. These unknown factors make predicting the exact opening date of the Going-to-the-Sun Road impossible. The Park's plowing status page provides the most up-to-date information on where the plows are working. Some portions of the Going-to-the-Sun Road remain open all year and provide access to many locations and activities.
Can I see a glacier from the Going-to-the-Sun Road?
Yes. Jackson Glacier Overlook affords the best opportunity to see a glacier from the road. Jackson Glacier Overlook is located on the east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road between Logan Pass and St. Mary.
How far is it to Logan Pass from Great Northern Resort?
Logan Pass is 32 miles from the west entrance and 18 miles from the east entrance. Great Northern is located 1 mile from the West Entrance.
Are there grocery stores nearby?
Yes. The nearest grocery market is in our town of West Glacier. For a larger selection, there are grocery stores 10 and 15 minutes away that have everything you’ll need.
Do the cabins have dishes and cookware?
Yes. Our cabins come fully stocked with dishes and all the basic cookware you’ll need.
What are the check-in and check-out times for the cabins?
Check-In time is 3:00pm and Check-Out is 11:00am.
Do the cabins have Wi-Fi?
Yes. All the cabins on our resort have free Wi-Fi, as does our Railway Café patio.