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    The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center can help you find the perfect way to explore, enjoy and engage your surroundings in beautiful Northwest Montana!

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Welcome to the Crown of the Continent Discovery Center!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Please note the United States Government has mandated the use of face masks on Federal Lands for all indoor public settings and organized outdoor activities when social distancing is not possible. There are moments during your trip where masks may be required, so please ensure that every member of your party brings a face mask or cloth face covering with them.


This one-stop-shop near Glacier National Park is famous among tourists and locals, here’s why!

Featuring the finest of authentic Montana:

  • Montana-made ice cream
  • Bar serving local beer, cocktails and wine
  • Coffee and espresso
  • La Casita Mexican Restaurant
  • Lunches/food to-go
  • Made in Montana gifts & souvenir shop
  • Outdoor recreation gear
  • Horseback trail rides
  • Cowboy Cookout Trail Rides, Montana Style!
  • Moped rentals
  • Public restrooms
  • Free, interactive geotourism displays
  • Petting zoo
  • Trivia night & special events


The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center is located at 12000 US Highway 2; just a mile and a half from the west entrance to Glacier National Park. We have a coffee & spirits bar, ice cream parlor, gift and outdoor gear shop, information and activity booking center and horseback riding corral trips available on the property. Additionally, we are surrounded on all sides by business partners that offer helicopter tours, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting and lodging, making the Discovery Center the ideal one stop shop for your Crown of the Continent adventure vacation!

Our Geotourism Based Vacations

If you’re looking to explore the Glacier National Park, it’s important to know that the Crown of the Continent Discovery Center is committed to the Thirteen Principles of Geotourism in an effort toward enhancing the area where we live and work. We aim to tell the whole story of Glacier National Park and the Crown of the Continent region in an effort to connect you with valuable resources and others that contribute to the Crown of the Continent project.

Discover the Majesty of Glacier National Park

The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center is a place that brings people together and serves as a vehicle for educating visitors, promoting visitor experiences and the protection of Glacier National Park and the surrounding region’s distinctive values. From small families to large bus groups, vacationers interested in geotourism, adventure based trips, area amenities and information need look no further. Our personal attention to each guest, along with our deep knowledge of Glacier National Park and the surrounding area, will ensure the best vacation experience possible!

Introduction Video

View a video introduction to Glacier National Park and the Crown Of The Continent Discovery Center.

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Take a 360 Tour!

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What’s New?

Find out what's new here at the Crown of the Continent via Glacier National Park Conservancy.

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