Apgar at Lake McDonald

Apgar at Lake McDonald



  1. Reservations at Apgar will provide access to the GTSR Corridor on the day of your reservation.

Canoes and Kayaks

Watercraft Rental Information

We are the only authorized watercraft rental concession in Apgar Village on Lake McDonald. Our staff will ensure you have a safe, memorable experience on our wide array of rental boats.

Apgar rentals located directly on the south shore of Lake McDonald offers many days of calm water and warm temperatures that beg for canoe rides, paddleboard expeditions and kayak adventures.

Watercraft Rental

  • 2023
  • Paddleboards
  • $17.10
  • Per Hour
  • 2023
  • Rowboat
  • $25.10
  • Per Hour

*All motorboat rentals are subject to Montana State Motorized Vehicle use tax of 4%.

Life jackets, paddles, oars and fuel are provided at no additional charge.

Advanced reservations are available for a limited number of watercraft, reservations will require a minimum of 2-hour rental and are available at the first time slot in the morning only. Remaining rentals will be available on a first come first serve basis at the ticket office location.

Apgar Ticket Office

2023 Ticket Office Hours

10:00 am to 6:00 pm      May 24th to June 15th
9:00 am to 7:00 pm       June 16th to September 4th

The Apgar Ticket Office is located on the south shore of Lake McDonald in Apgar Village. The nearest restroom facilities are across the street from the public boat launch.

Apgar Rental Booth

This service is operated by Glacier Park Boat Company, a Concessioner under contract with the U.S. Government and administered by the National Park Service. The Concessioner is responsible for conducting these operations in a satisfactory manner. Services and prices are approved by the National Park Service.

Please address comments to:
Glacier National Park
PO Box 128
West Glacier, Montana 59936

Contact Us Today
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Glacier Park Boat Company
282 Sunrise Creek Loop
Columbia Falls, MT 59912

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