Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Izaak Walton Inn.
Q:How far to each entrance to the park?
A:It is 25 miles to West Glacier and 28 miles to East Glacier going over the Continental Divide at Marias Pass. It will take approximately 30 minutes to drive to either entrance.
Q:Will my cell phone work while staying there?
A:Cell phone service is non-existent in Essex and very limited inside the park. You may purchase a phone card at the front desk to use for the payphones located at either entrance.
Q:Is it easy to get to the hotel once I get off the train?
A:Izaak Walton staff does provide pick up and drop off to guests arriving and departing from the Essex Amtrak Platform, but only with advance notice of arrival by train. There is no shuttle services provided to any other locations.
The Izaak Walton Inn cannot guarantee pickup or drop off to the Essex train platform. Weather permitting, transportation to the platform may not be available as the suttle vehicle may not be able to access it. The Izaak Walton Inn & Companies are not responsible for missed trains, train delays, or weather related incidents involving the train. Shuttle service is offered as a courtesy and not a guarantee, guests are fully responsible for all travel related occurrences.