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“Nice campground”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Apgar Campground

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Apgar Campground
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“Nice campground”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2009

Campground is typical of a campground in the national park system. OK restrooms, no showers. 1/2 mile from Apgar Village with eatery and shopping. 1/3 mile from shuttle stop. Far enough from main road though we did hear the train whistles going through West Glacier several miles away.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2004

Stayed at the Apgar campground 4 nights in July '04. The campground is attractive, quiet, great access to Lake McDonald, shops at Apgar village. Teens really liked the proximity to shops/restaurants. However we were tent camping and it was a REAL CHALLENGe as there are no showers and due to bear precautions you have to store all cooking, cleaning, food supplies in your vehicle. So every meal you unpack it all and set it up, and then after doing dishes you pack it all back in your car. BIG HASSLE. Next time I will stay in one of the lodges or motor inns or take an RV. But the park is WONDERFUL!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2004

We made reservations for a cabin at the Apgar Village in February, and we showed up in July for our vacation. The cabin was great. We needed an inexpensive place to stay and did want the privacy of our own bathroom. This cabin was perfect. If you can't spend a lot, a cabin is the way to go. We were there for four days and nights. We did the Highway to the Sun drive, an all day horseback ride to and from Sperry Chalet, lots of hiking, and a boat ride around Lake McDonald. We had gorgeous weather, sunny and hot, 90 degrees. The scenery from the drive, horseback, and hiking are spectacular. The boat ride was wonderfully relaxing after all the other outdoor activity. We saw mountain goats at Logan's Pass and had a thrill as they walked right by us on a narrow trail, stones falling down over the edge of the path as they bounced along past us.
How cool they were; I didn't want to let go of the cable strung along the trail for safety! We also saw many cute chipmunks in the campgrounds and village area. Each night we could sit at a picnic table and look out over Lake McDonald. It was daylight until 10:00 p.m. and with no TV (a blessing!) it was peaceful to sit by the lake. Of course, some evenings were more peaceful than others with the kids of visitors running and yelling, but each night was different. I would highly recommend staying at a cabin in Apgar Village. It was a great experience. Glacier itself is a great experience!

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Additional Information about Apgar Campground

Property: Apgar Campground
Address: Apgar Village, Glacier National Park, MT
Region: United States > Montana > Glacier National Park
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Ranked #6 of 7 Speciality Lodging in Glacier National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 194
Also Known As:
Apgar Campground Hotel Glacier National Park
Apgar Campground Glacier National Park, Montana

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