Going to the Sun Road Topo Map in Glacier County MT
Going to the Sun Road Information
Coordinates: 48.74874°N, -113.77191°W
Approx. Elevation: 4,564 feet (1,391 meters)
USGS Map Area: Mount Cannon
Feature Type: Trail
|Feature||USGS Topo Map|
|Paradise Point||Mount Rockwell|
|Street Point||Porcupine Ridge|
|Doris Point||Nyack SW|
|Lost Johnny Point||Nyack SW|
|Hell Roaring Point||Beaver Lake|
|Eagle Point||Beaver Lake|
Going to the Sun Road is the main road that crosses Glacier National Park in Montana. It passes by Lake McDonald on the west side near the town of West Glacier and also follows the shore of Saint Mary Lake on the east side of the park. Between the lakes the Going to the Sun Road ascends to Logan Pass (6646 feet) where there is a visitor center.
This is a busy road in the summer months with tourists driving up to see the incredible views and scenery of the national park. Many will stop at the trailheads and hike deeper into the park’s natural wonders so if you want to drive this road or hike the trails, get an early start in the day. Mountain goats are part of the scenery there and you’ll probably see some. The road is closed in the winter months.
Going to the Sun Road is listed in the Trails Category for Glacier County in the state of Montana. Going to the Sun Road is displayed on the "Mount Cannon" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Going to the Sun Road can print the free topographic map and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, and nearby roads & trails around Going to the Sun Road (Trail) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Going to the Sun Road are 48.74874 (North), -113.77191 (West) and the approximate elevation is 4,564 feet (1,391 meters) above sea level. If you have visited Going to the Sun Road before, please share your experience with a comment below.