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Mile-High Launches

Montana’s 1920s-era fleet of wooden tour boats

by Dan Spurr


Posted: October 17, 2012
Tags: tour boats, launches, Glacier National Park

Magazine article spreadThe Tour Boats of Glacier National Park. There’s a fleet of wooden tour boats still operating in Montana’s Glacier National Park. Commissioned by the Great Northern Railway, they were built starting in the late 1800s until 1930. Dan Spurr looks at the history of this fleet, the spectacular setting in which they operate, and the challenges of maintaining them.

Return to WoodenBoat 229, Nov/Dec 2012