This ticket allows you to check-in at the Apgar Visitor Center’s shuttle stop. Once your ticket is checked-in at the Apgar Visitor Center shuttle stop, you can board and disembark at any stop during and after your reserved time. One bus ticket is required for each rider over the age of 2 years.
Due to driver shortages, during the dates of August 30th - September 3rd no tickets starting at Apgar Visitor Center will be available 48-hours in advance. Interested riders should check standby availability at the Apgar Visitor Center. Tickets purchased prior will still be honored.
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Face masks must be worn, covering the nose and mouth, on the buses and in queue lines.
Tickets-to-Ride are non-transferable and photo ID may be requested to verify the ticket purchaser. Tickets-to-Ride purchased outside of recreation.gov will not be honored. Every individual over the age of 2 must have a valid ticket.
All individuals must check-in during your Ticket-to-Ride time at Apgar Visitor Center shuttle stop, tickets cannot be checked-in past the reservation window. Once checked-in, the Ticket-to-Ride is an all-day pass, allowing you to board and disembark at any stop that day. Visitors staying in a lodging or campground serviced by the shuttle can do an advanced check-in with their tickets up to 72 hours before the ticket time at the Apgar Visitor Center shuttle stop. Transit staff can provide the visitor with their wristband at that time. When doing an advanced check-in, visitors should notify staff where they plan to board from. If a visitor is boarding from an en route stop like Lake McDonald Lodge, Rising Sun, or the Rising Sun Boat Dock, this step is crucial to saving a seat for them on the bus.
Time listed is the start of the Ticket-to-Ride window. Visitors may board until the end of the hour. Please arrive for your ride during the one-hour time block indicated on the ticket. You may not enter the queue area prior to your shuttle ticket time block. Example: a 10:00 a.m. ticket holder may board between 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Internet connectivity is limited. Please print your Ticket-to-Ride or download the ticket to your phone before entering the park.
The Ticket-to-Ride serves as a valid Going-to-the-Sun Road service reservation, allowing you to enter through either the West Glacier or Camas Road entrance. In addition to the Ticket-to-Ride, you must pay the park entrance fee or provide an annual or lifetime pass.
Due to reduced capacity on buses, certain stops will not be serviced in 2021. Please check the map when planning your trip.