Crown of the Continent Discovery Center | West Glacier, Montana

Just 1.5 miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park, the Crown of the Continent Discovery Center is a must stop for visitors of the area.  Learn about the Crown of the Continent and sustainable geo-tourism by interacting with several interpretive displays. Explore, Enjoy, Engage!

Also available at the center is Bubba Luke's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor, a Made in MT Coffee & Spirits Bar, a gift shop/supply store offering unique and one-of-a-kind retail items primarily made in Montana, an Activity Booking Center and La Casita Mexican Restaurant.  Swan Mountain Outfitters operates one of their 5 corrals behind the Discovery Center and a petting zoo for the littles! Visitors have easy access to the raft companies and helicopter tours adjacent to the center.  The property is well suited for Buses and RVs.

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Latitude: 48.485763 Longitude: -113.997983
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Description of Store or Stores

The Discovery Center is a family-run establishment designed with the "something for everyone" concept in mind. For example, at Bubba Luke's, dad can come in a get a pint of ice-cold beer from a local Montana brewery, Mom can get a steamy vanilla latte made with local Kalispell Creamery milk and Montana Coffee Traders coffee and the kids can get ice cream sundaes made with Sweet Peaks or Big Dipper ice cream, all of which are proudly made in Montana. 

Operating Hours

7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Seasons or Months Open

May - October

Driving Directions

The Crown of the Continent Discovery Center is conveniently located on the south side of US Highway 2 East in West Glacier, just 1.5 miles from the west entrance of Glacier National Park.

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