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Izaak Walton Inn and Amtrak flag stop

Essex is a town at the southern border of Glacier National Park in Northwestern Montana.


Get in[edit]

  • 1 Amtrak, 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd. The Empire Builder has a flag stop (no station facilities) in Essex near the Izaak Walton Inn.

Get around[edit]

Map of Essex (Montana)







  • 1 Izaak Walton Inn, 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd, +1 406 888-5700, . It was built as accommodation for railway personnel on the adjacent Great Northern Railway. It retains the railroad ambiance, guests may choose from two floors of warm, inviting rooms, from $100 per night, or choose to lodge in a converted railroad caboose. An exceptional dining room is available, with many local specialties prepared to order. The Bison Hash & Eggs at breakfast is a favorite. Rental vehicles are also available from the desk. The Izaak Walton has its own Amtrak stop, served by the Chicago-Seattle-Portland Empire Builder daily. Izaak Walton Inn (Q6101426) on Wikidata Izaak Walton Inn on Wikipedia
  • 2 Halfway Hotel, 14840 Highway 2 East, 59916, +1 406 888-5650. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Features brand new (as of 2018), air conditioned rooms, horseshoe pits and more. Pet friendly rooms are available upon request. Late checkouts are subject to a $50 fee. Although there is no front desk or lobby at this property, you will find the check in and check out process to be very simple. Once your reservation is confirmed you will receive an email confirmaton with check in instructions as well as a pre-arrival email. Starting at US$ 99 per night.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Essex
SpokaneWest Glacier  W Amtrak Empire Builder icon.png E  East GlacierMinot
KalispellWest Glacier  W US 2.svg E  East GlacierShelby

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