Monday, June 22, 2009

Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park is located in the state of Montana, bordering the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia to the North and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation to the East. The Park contains two mountain ranges, the southern extension of the Canadian Rockies, and the Lewis and Livingston mountain ranges.

Created in 1910, Glacier National Park provides approximately 1.4 million acres of habitat and protection for a variety of wildlife and wildflowers, and has some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in the western United States. There are 50 glaciers, over 200 lakes or streams and over 730 miles of trails for hikers, attracting over 2 million visitors per year.

For more information about Exploring Glacier National Park, click here.

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