Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Park - Glacier (Chapter)
This is the Glacier National Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks guidebook.
Created in 1910 during the first flowering of the American conservationist movement, Glacier ranks among other national park classics such as Yellowstone and Yosemite. Perennial highlights include its quartet of historic ‘parkitecture’ lodges, the spectacular Going-to-the-Sun Rd and a rare fully intact pre-Columbian ecosystem.
- absorb pretty lakes, subalpine meadows and dramatic cross-park views on the Carthew-Alderson Trail
- step aboard a historic boat launch for a guided boat-hike excursion on one of a quintet of park lakes
- restaurants & accommodations
- visit two countries in one multifarious walk on the cross-border International Peace Park Hike
Coverage includes: Sights, Going-to-the-Sun Road, South of Going-to-the-Sun Road, North of Going-to-the-Sun Road, Driving, Day Hikes, Overnight Hikes, Biking, Other Activities, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Entertainment, Shopping, Information, Getting Around, Around Glacier National Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, St Mary, East Glacier, West Glacier, Polebridge, Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Whitefish and Kalispell.
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