Explore the top spots in
Glacier National Park
34 photo spots 116 inspiring images 1 contributor
Top places to photograph in Glacier National Park
These are the very best Glacier National Park Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Glacier National Park!
In summer, there are many opportunities for wildflower images along the creek. Also, since this area recently experienced a wildfire, fireweed, a tall purple wildflower grows in abundance.
Learn more about Baring Falls
This is one of the most dramatic views in Glacier National Park with stunning mountains jutting from a clear pristine lake.
Learn more about Bowman Lake
From this overlook along the roadway, there are literally miles of aspen groves between you and the two dominant mountains to the west, Yellow and Chief. Chief Mountain has a unique flat top shape when viewed from the east and is one of the most prominent mountain peaks along the entire Rocky Mountain Front Range.
Learn more about Chief Mountain
This small sheltered lake is flanked on the south by Mount Grinnell while Mount Wilbur and Iceberg Peak dominate the skyline to the west. The area is home to a healthy population of moose that favor feeding in the lake's shallow bottom.
Learn more about Fishercap Lake
This amazing stretch of pavement packs a lot of excitement and great stops along its 52 miles. I will focus on some of the best photographic spots along the upper portions of the road as it climbs near Logan Pass.
Learn more about Going to the Sun Road
This is one of the most magnificent views in Glacier National Park. Not only do you view the park’s namesake, a glacier, but a string of turquoise-colored lakes all the way down the Many Glacier Valley and the prairie to the east.
Learn more about Grinnell Glacier Overlook
This is one of the most scenic alpine lakes in Glacier National Park. The water is emerald-colored with floating icebergs well into the summer season. The small lake is surrounded by the dramatic 3,000 foot cliffs of Iceberg Peak.
Learn more about Iceberg Lake
Look for these iconic and historic red buses parked in front of the three lodges in the park at East Glacier, Many Glacier and Lake McDonald. Also, many spots along the famed Going to the Sun Road are perfect for including the buses. I like the east side tunnel, the bridge over Swiftcurrent Falls and the St Mary River bridge as favorite spots to wait for the next bus to travel by.
Learn more about Red Jammer Buses
This another easily accessible and dramatic Glacier National Park viewpoint of a high mountain lake with dramatic mountains in the background.
Learn more about Two Medicine Lake
We hope you enjoy photographing these great Glacier National Park Instagram locations. We love seeing your images of the most Instagrammable places in Glacier National Park, so make sure to share your images on PhotoHound and tag us on Instagram @photohound and hashtag #photohound for a chance to be featured.
Share this photo guide
Join thousands of photographers exploring the world with PhotoHound