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Address: Glacier National Park, MT 59903
Phone Number: +1 406-257-2426
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Save time and legs to see Grinnell Lake

We took the combination boat tour (Swiftcurrent Lake and Josephine Lake) to ultimately get to the Grinnell Lake trailhead. The boat rides were enjoyable and educational. Our two... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
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Littleton, Colorado
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Littleton, Colorado
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234 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We took the combination boat tour (Swiftcurrent Lake and Josephine Lake) to ultimately get to the Grinnell Lake trailhead. The boat rides were enjoyable and educational. Our two young kids also liked the boat ride. It did save a couple of miles of hiking to get the Grinnell Lake trailhead which also made it easier on the legs and saved... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Family owned operation and they all were so nice. Hard to get a booking so do it early. Glad to save a few miles off the hike so we were not too worn out after the trip. We saw a mountain goat from the boat, everyone was interested in the captains stories.

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wallngford
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This tour departs from the boat dock behind the Many Glacier Hotel/Lodge. We reserved our seats for this boat ride at least ten days in advance. It’s exceptionally easy to do on line. This was an excellent thing to do, as we found that our 2pm tour was sold out, and with a waiting list. Tickets are only cancellable up... More 

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Northern NH
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The boat was fine as was the crew.. This was the hike combo in the afternoon. I didn't give it 4 or 5 stars do to not being confident we'd get a seat on the boat back right after the guided hike. No order or rules were spoken...so folks who hiked over from the visitor center or on previous boats... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I broke my ankle hiking down from the hike to Grinnell Glacier. Thank goodness we had gone to the trouble of making reservations for a guided hike, including the two boat rides across the lakes, or I would have had to be carried back even farther! Our hiking guide came up on us after I fell and was super helpful... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Booking the tickets is a major pain. If you don't do it 3 days in advance online you risk being shut down if you just show up that day,especially during peak months. We drove there a day early to guarantee tix for the following day. We took the boat rides across Swiftcurrent and Josephine lakes. Our guide Jolene was excellent!... More 

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Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The boats were well maintained and operated. The guide to Grinnell lake nave us really good information. Worth the trip

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had so much fun on the Two Medicine boat ride. Our guide was funny and very knowledgeable. When you get to the dock you have two options. You can ride the boat right back to the dock or you can go on a short hike with your guide. We chose to go for the hike. It was mile round... More 

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Caseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took the boat rides across Swiftcurrent and Josephine lakes. Our guides were excellent! They were very informative and entertaining! The boat rides across the two lakes require a short hike up and over a steep hill between the lakes. Atthe end of the 2nd boat ride we took the guided hike out to Grinnell Lake. Grinnell... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We arrived at Many Glacier in the morning to take a boat ride on swiftcurrent lake, then Josephine Lake. We were there about 9:00 Am, and did not have reservations. We were placed on the waiting list for the 10:00 ride, and were able to get on. The ride was wonderful and the staff was very informative, narrating with lots... More 

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