Walt Kochansky, General Manager
St. Mary Lodge & Resort
(406) 732-4431
Glen White, Delaware North Companies
Corporate Communications/Public Relations
(716) 858-5753


117-Room Destination Resort Provides Modern Comforts – Including Acclaimed Fine Dining – Amid Park’s Breathtaking Natural Beauty

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, ST. MARY, Mont. (May 24, 2007) ? St. Mary Lodge & Resort at Glacier National Park is offering a number of special packages for the 2007 season, including an additional night free for guests who stay two nights during Memorial Day weekend.

"We have some great values ? especially for this weekend ? and many new and exciting packages and ways to experience this classic resort and the scenic beauty of Glacier National Park this season," said General Manager Walter Kochansky, who oversees the resort for Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts.

The resort, open each May through September, is located at the eastern entrance to the park on Going to the Sun Road, a National Historic Landmark. More than 2 million people visit the park each year.

Delaware North began managing the Montana resort last year, including all lodging, retail, and food and beverage services such as the acclaimed fine dining experience at the Snowgoose Grille. The restaurant features elegant views of the mountains and preparation of unique wild game entrées such as and grilled buffalo rib eye steaks and elk.

Delaware North manages some of the nation's most prestigious resorts, hotels and restaurants, including The Ahwahnee hotel in Yosemite National Park and The BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel in New Hampshire.

The following special packages are available at St. Mary Lodge & Resort by calling (866) 720-2481:

Memorial Day Weekend Special

The resort is providing two great options to kick off your summer with a getaway in Montana's Glacier National Park (rates starting at $125 per night):

  • Book your reservations for Friday (5/25/07) and Saturday (5/26/07) and stay Sunday (5/27/07) for free.
  • Book your reservations for Saturday (5/26/07) and Sunday (5/27/07) and stay Monday (5/28/07) for free. 

Valid for Memorial Weekend only. All reservations must be made in advance.

Hiker's Special

A delightful way to explore the many trails and natural beauty of Glacier National Park. Package includes one night in a West Lodge room, two sack lunches and specialty bottle of water for only $155 plus taxes.  (One or two queen bed options available.) Available only from May 25 to June 21 and September 1 to 30, 2007.

Bed and Breakfast

Awaken your appetite for discovery this spring with a bed and breakfast package. Spend the night and wake up to a hearty breakfast and an exciting day of exploration. Includes one night stay and $25.00 breakfast voucher for only $190 plus taxes. Available only from May 25 to June 21 and September 1 to 30, 2007.

Romance in the Rockies

What could be more romantic than stealing away together to one of America's national treasures? Let Glacier envelop the two of you with beauty and adventure for a memorable getaway. Then stay the night in the romantic Great Bear King Suite (First or Second Floor) with fireplace and whirlpool Jacuzzi tub. The romance package comes complete with a bottle of St. Mary's signature Merlot wine and scrumptious dessert tray. You will be able to remember your stay with two signature wine glasses to take home. All this for only $300 plus taxes. Available only from May 25 to June 21 and September 1 to 30, 2007.

Huckleberry Hideaway

Enjoy our recently remodeled Sun Cabin for one night and enjoy any two huckleberry drinks or desserts on us all for only $250 plus taxes. Vouchers for drinks/desserts will be given at check-in. Available only from May 25 to June 21 and September 1 to 30, 2007.

Geocaching Package

Geocaching is the new adventure game utilizing high-tech GPS technology. By using a hand-held GPS, guests can explore Glacier National Park. This package includes a two-night stay in the West Lodge, two box lunches, digital disposable camera, information packet, use of a backpack and GPS unit for one day and if the Geocaching quest is completed, an "I survived Glacier National Park Geocaching" T-Shirt. All this for only $425 plus taxes. (Based on double occupancy. Available all season.)

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations. The company’s portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon national parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake; The BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ expertise in the hospitality industry, visit

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, which owns and operates TD Banknorth Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues approaching $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit

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