Glacier National Park encompasses over 1 million acres of what is known as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem” in northwestern Montana. This wilderness, which includes parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Hudson Bay drainages, is known for retaining nearly all of its original plant and animal species and being a place where numerous ecosystems, from prairie to tundra, meet. Glacier was established in May of 1910, and soon afterward, the Great Northern Railway began constructing a number of hotels and chalets, which today are listed as National Historic Landmarks. Over 2 million visitors enjoy this beautiful park yearly. From the world famous Going-to-the-Sun Road to the park’s pristine, well-maintained backcountry, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Lake McDonald is the largest lake in Glacier National Park, and is a popular destination with several lodges and campsites along its shores.
August 15th, 2016
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