Glacier National Park 2The spectacular beauty of Glacier National Park in MT brings visitors from around the world. Every year there are over two million tourists at this popular national park. The park was created in the 1900s and it spans around 15,000 square miles.

There is much to see and do at Glacier National Park. The area has over one hundred twenty different lakes. The open country also is home to over one thousand different species of plants in addition to hundreds of various species of animals. The Glacier National Park is also known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem.

The wonderful beauty of the area is at its peak during the summer months. The best time to visit Montana and the Glacier National Park area is generally in July, August, and September. Other times of the year, many avid travelers come to the area to take time to snow ski and participate in various snow sports.

A variety of options are available for visitors to stay the day, weekend, or even longer to enjoy the beauty and mesmerizing scenery. Overnighters can stay near the park entrance, or even spend time inside the national park.

The Glacier National Park area is a hiker’s dream. It is also a place for those who truly enjoy photographing the beauty of nature. The benefits of visiting the park in MT is the ability to go walking, hiking, biking, fishing, participate in tours, and many more popular activities. There are so many things to do that each person will find something they enjoy.

Photo Information: This photo is provided by and given credit to Dhinal Chheda – on with permission via Creative Commons Licensing.


2 Comments so far

  1. m on June 27, 2014 4:17 am

    Glacier National Park is way more than 1500 acres

  2. Barbara on June 29, 2014 7:14 pm

    Thank you for reading the Big Sky Blog! Correction was made on the blog post! Appreciate it!

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