Apgar on Lake McDonald


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  • Motorboat RentalsMotorboat Rentals
  • Paddleboard RentalsPaddleboard Rentals

At the foot of Lake McDonald sits the quaint village of Apgar. Here we offer a wide array of rental boats.

Lake McDonald offers many days of calm water that beg for canoe rides, paddleboard expeditions and kayak adventures. We’ve also got small 10 hp motorboats to tour the entire lake.
New this year are the widely popular paddleboards!

Boats Available to Rent Rate
NEW Paddlebards $10.00
Canoes $18.50/hour
Rowboats (built by us!) $18.50/hour
Single Kayaks $15.00/hour
Double Kayaks $18.50/hour
10 hp Motorboat $25.00/hour


May 28th, 2016 – Labor Day September 5th, 2016


Hours of Operation:

May 28th-June 30th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

July 1st – September 5th, 2016

Apgar is located at the foot of Lake McDonald and rests on the opposite end of the lake from the Lake McDonald Lodge.
Reach us via the west entrance as it is only a mile past the entrance:


Or, if you’re traveling from the east side of the park, over Logan Pass, Apgar is at the foot of Lake McDonald, about nine miles past the Lake McDonald Lodge:new_Apgar_1


Glacier Park Boat Rentals at Apgar – photo by Josh Taira

10LMD Contest- Sarah E. Baur

Apgar Boat Dock – photo by Josh Taira

Lake McDonald – photo by Josh Taira

Kayak Rentals – photo by Josh Taira

Lake McDonald – photo by Josh Taira

Family enjoying boat rentals – photo by Josh Taira

On board point of view, summer time in Glacier National Park. Sonny Schierl

Enjoying the water – photo by Josh Taira

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