Welcome to the Backbone of the World

Sun Tours offers daily Blackfeet interpretive tours through Glacier National Park on Going-to-the-Sun Road and throughout Blackfeet Country. Our normal season runs from Memorial Day to October 1st.

Interested in experiencing Glacier National Park, Going to the Sun Road, and the ancestral homeland of the Blackfeet like you never have before?

If so, you’ve come to the right place! 2022 marks our 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON of providing visitors like yourself firsthand cultural knowledge of a place we have inhabited for over 10,000 years! As you pass by incredibly beautiful sights and awe inspiring views, enjoy an interpretation from one of our many local guides that specialize in Blackfeet culture, history, family, tradition and more.

Not only is Sun Tours an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, we are a local Blackfeet Tribal Business headquartered on the Blackfeet Reservation, which borders the entire eastern side of Glacier National Park, all the way to the Canadian border.

Sun Tours is currently owned and operated by Ed & Toni DesRosier. Residing locally in St. Mary, Montana, Ed and his wife Toni are members of the Blackfeet and Assiniboine Sioux Tribes. If you would like more information about the history and tumultuous beginnings of Sun Tours, and its founder Ed, please click below.

Half Day Tours

We provide daily half-day tours that travel Going-to-the-Sun-Road from each side of the Continental Divide. Both scenic tours provide beautiful photo opportunities and convenient rest stops. West Side stops may include Lake McDonald, Avalanche/Trail of the Cedars, Red Rocks, Bird Woman Falls, Big Bend, and Logan Pass. East Side stops may include Rising Sun, Deadhorse Curve, Wild Goose Island, Sunrift Gorge, Grizzly Point, Jackson Glacier Overlook, Big Bend, and Logan Pass.

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Full Day Tours

Our premier and most popular tour is our full day tour that begins on the East Side of Glacier National Park on the Blackfeet Reservation. This route covers the Eastern approach to Glacier National Park along the Rocky Mountain Front, also known as the Backbone of the World, and Going-to-the-Sun-Road. We make many brief stops once in the interior of the Park, some of our most popular being the Iron Teepee’s, Wild Goose Island, Jackson Glacier, and Logan Pass. We pick up daily from the Izaak Walton Inn (minimum of 4) in Essex, MT, the historic Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier Park, MT, and the Glacier Peaks Hotel in Browning, MT, which is the heart of the Reservation.

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Custom Tours

Are you visiting Glacier National Park with your family, special group, or company? Are you interested in creating a personal, private itinerary? If so, we would love to accommodate your needs and be happy to provide a special experience as you visit the Crown of the Continent, and the Backbone of the World! We offer special packages for any private inquiries or tour bus groups, and can provide a special 13 passenger Limo Bus, on request.

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Comfortable Seating & Air Conditioning

13-25
Passenger Coaches

Daily, Private,
& Group Tours

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Our Guides are life-time residents of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and possess extensive knowledge in many facets of Tribal History, culture, and lifestyle. They provide an all-encompassing history and experience surrounding the landscape of Glacier National Park’s inhabited areas: Park history; animal species; common plants and roots used for nutrition and medicine; and the Blackfoot spiritual and philosophical perspectives/stories of life in the Buffalo Days as well as modern times.

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