Plan ahead for your summer trip! Glacier is requiring tickets and Yellowstone lodging & activities get booked quickly!

Glacier National Park will, like last year, use a reservation system for the summer of 2022 for people traveling on the Going-to-the-Sun Road & in the North Fork area in an effort to control crowds and promote safety in the park. While Yellowstone National Park is not requiring tickets to enter the park, the campgrounds, lodging and tours get booked quickly so make sure to plan in advance! To help inform our Stay Montana guests and make sure they have a smooth, fantastic vacation, we’ve put together information below on visiting YNP and GNP. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our team!

Also, be aware that our vacation rentals across Montana are booking quickly for summer of 2022 so please make your reservations today!


Glacier National Park

Tickets for Going-to-the-Sun Road go on sale March 2nd, 2022 at 8am MST and can be purchased on! Note, the GTTSR receives a lot of snow and usually opens around June.

glacier bench view

An Entry Reservation Ticket will be required from May 27th to September 11th, 2022 for private vehicles & motorcycles traveling on the Going-to-the-Sun Road between 6am and 4pm from the West Glacier, Camas Road and Rising Sun area (5 miles west of St Mary) entrances. Tickets are $2.00, good for 3 days, and are in addition to your Park Pass. Foot & bicycle traffic does not require an Entry Reservation Ticket. Tickets are included if you have lodging or service reservations, just show your receipt. Entry Reservation Tickets will be limited with about 1/2 of them available 120 days in advance and 1/2 of them available 1 days in advance. Tickets can be purchased beginning on March 2nd, 2022 at 8am MST on the website. Many Glacier (with the exception of hte Rising Sun area), Two Medicine, and Highway 2 entrances do not require an Entry Reservation Ticket.

New this year, the Polebridge entrance will require a reservation for vehicles accessing the North Fork Area. Tickets are required May 27th to September 11th, 2022 for travel between 6am to 6pm. If you have a camping reservation, you do not need a ticket.

For more information and a map on the Glacier National Park corridor requiring tickets go here.

Glacier National Park is also requiring face masks and social distancing as part of their COVID-19 precautions. Check the latest status updates for Glacier here.

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Yellowstone National Park

Currently, reservations are not required to enter the park or planned for the summer of 2022; however, Yellowstone is exercising COVID-19 precautions such as mask-wearing and social distancing. Check the latest park status update here. Campground & lodging reservations can fill up months in advance so make sure to make your reservation early! You can make your reservation for Yellowstone camping, lodging, tours, etc. online here.

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