Postcards from Apgar Village Lodge

At $100 per night, these rustic cabins inside Glacier National are a bargain. Located at the southern tip of Lake McDonald, Apgar Village Lodge is a great place to stay a few nights while exploring the west side of the park. 

The highlight of my stay was waking up around dawn each morning, getting a free cup of coffee at the lodge office, and watching the sun rise over Lake McDonald. 

The reflections of the snow-capped mountains surrounding the lake would change as morning became afternoon. 

In the evening, the brilliant reflections faded to dark. With little light pollution, the stars and moon lit up the night sky. 

Here are a few photos I took while staying at the lodge. 

The entrance to our cabin.

Our room had a view of a river that ran near the lake.

The room didn’t have a TV or wifi. To me, that was one of the perks.

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6 thoughts on “Postcards from Apgar Village Lodge

  1. Hey Jimmy,
    I have been in Glacier the very same time as you! Your post on walking the Avalanche Lake Trail makes me believe we walked it the same day (with hundreds of others! May be the busiest hike of my whole hiking career),,,by the way, the boat trip on St. Mary Lake/hike to St. Mary Falls is well worth it if you are still in Montana…blessings to you!

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