Apgar Campground is located in West Glacier National Park just down the road from the Apgar Visitor Center. This large campground is the perfect location for exploring Glacier.
Surrounded by trees and brush most of the sites are pretty shaded helping with warm summer weather. There are a lot of pull-through sites making it easy to access campsites with an RV.
The campground is well laid out in clearly defined loops that make it easy to move around the campground and find your site.
Apgar Campground is a great campground for easy access to Lake McDonald and the Going to Sun Road. There are bike baths and walking paths from the campground to Apgar Village. This is one of the larger campgrounds in Glacier with 194 sites.
Summer – 4/27 – 10/6
Primitive – 4/1 – 4/26 and 10/7 – 10/31
Winter – 11/1 – 4/1
Number of Sites: 194
Location in the park: Near the Apgar Visitor Center, West entrance of Glacier National Park
Campsite Cost: $20.00 / night
Payments accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Cards onsite
Latitude/Longitude: 48.5277° N, 113.9932° W
Elevation: 3,500 feet
Accessible Sites: yes
Pets Allowed: Pets must be on a leash no longer than six feet
Are campground Reservations Available? No
First Come, First Served? Yes
Flush Toilets: Yes
Is wifi Available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? Firewood is available for purchase at most camp stores.
It is unlawful to gather or cut firewood
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire rings in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes, Communal bear boxes are located in each loop.
Potable Water? Yes
Fee showers are available at the Rising Sun and Swiftcurrent Motor Inns and private campgrounds adjacent to the park.
RV Camping at Apgar Campground
RV Length: 25 sites can accommodate up to a 40 foot RV or truck and trailer combination.
Dump Station: Yes at the entrance to loop A
Generators: Generator use in campgrounds is permitted only during the hours: 8:00 – 10:00 am; 12 noon – 2:00 pm; and 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
How to get to Campground
The Apgar Campground is located near the west entrance to Glacier National Park. Once you enter the park you will drive towards Apgar Village and there are clear signs pointing towards the campground.
Approximate driving distance via Going-to-the-Sun Road:
West entrance: 2.3mi
St. Mary entrance: 47.4mi
A maximum of two tents per site is permitted.
Sites may not be left unattended for over 24 hours.
Campground speed limits are 10 miles per hour.
The maximum number of people in a campsite: limited to eight people
The number of cars per campsite: two vehicles
Checkout time: 12 noon
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
Between July 1 and Labor Day, camping in Glacier National Park is limited to 14 days, either in a single period or combined separate periods.
Between Labor Day and June 30, camping in Glacier National Park is limited to 30 days, either in a single period or combined separate periods.
Apgar Campground Map
Loop E – Group Sites
E2 – E5 are walk-in sites for groups with 9 to 24 people
Photos of Apgar Campground