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Glacier National Park | The Crown of the Continent Beckons

You don’t even need to see what’s around the next bend to be stopped in your tracks at Glacier National Park. The sheer beauty is jaw dropping from every angle. With over 1 million acres of towering, jagged peaks, cascading waterfalls, wild meado...

Fall in Glacier National Park | Explore Autumn in the Crown of the Continent

When you’ve got 1 million acres of jaw-dropping landscape and Mother Nature throws a splash of fall color over it, you run out of words to describe that next-level beauty. That’s what autumn does to Glacier National Park. Open year-round, every s...

Facts and FAQ | Glacier National Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road

In a playground this vast with so much to explore, you’re bound to have questions. Here you'll find park facts and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Or, chat with us live. ...

index? | Western Montana and Glacier National Park Tourism and Travel Site

Montana is the kind of place you have to see to believe, and whether you’re already here, on your way or still dreaming (we’ll talk about that later), we’ve got a lot to share with you. Our glacial-carved terrain, wildflower-filled meadows and ...

Deals | Western Montana and Glacier National Park Specials

If your sights are set on Western Montana's Glacier Country and now you’re just looking for some inspiration and great rates, you’re in the right place. Here you’ll find all-inclusive vacation packages and last-minute travel deals for your roma...

Wolverine | Discover Western Montana’s Wolverines

The elusive Wolverine is the largest land-dwelling species of the weasel family. With its stocky and muscular build, it is considered to be a carnivorous animal but may also feed on plants, berries and nuts. Its fur is long, dense and glossy brown, w...

Moose | Discover Western Montana’s Moose

The largest antlered animal in the world, male moose can weigh between 1,200 and 1,600 pounds and have antlers, while females may reach weights of 800 – 1,300 pounds. Moose generally live in forested areas, spending their time in meadows and marshy...

Elk | Discover Western Montana’s Elk

A mid-size cousin in the deer/elk/moose family, elk are larger than deer and noticeably smaller than moose. They sport a distinctive mane that is longer on bulls than cows. Bulls reach weights between 700 and 1,000 pounds and have a rack of antlers, ...

Beavers | Discover Western Montana’s Beavers

The largest rodent in North America (north of Panama), the beaver is a clumsy animal on land, but when it takes to the water it propels itself with grace and speed thanks to its powerful webbed hind feet. Beavers have a large, scale-covered tail that...

Deer | Discover Western Montana’s Deer

The smallest and most abundant animal in the deer/elk/moose family, Montana sees both mule deer and White-Tailed Deer. MULE DEER earn their name from their large ears. Their coats are gray during winter and brown in the summer months. They have shor...

American Bison | Discover Western Montana’s American Bison

At nearly 2,000 pounds, these nomadic grazers are the largest land mammals in North America, and the closest relatives to domesticated cattle. They have shaggy, chocolate colored coats, and both male and female bison have horns for self defense. Thei...

Gray Wolf | Discover Western Montana’s Gray Wolves

Western Montana is home to many packs of Gray Wolves that are an important part of the ecosystem, though it’s not likely you’ll spot one. Wolves are known for their stamina and a pack's territory usually covers 200 square miles. They are capable ...

Canada Lynx | Discover Western Montana’s Canada Lynx

Noted for its dense silvery grayish-brown fur, the elusive Canada Lynx is a medium-sized cat with long legs and a short, compact body. Making their home largely in the western half of Montana, Canada Lynx are non-migratory. Canada Lynx typically make...

Go | Tourist Attractions Around Glacier National Park

There’s no denying that Montana is a pretty big place. That means there are endless trails to wander, waterways to explore, roads to venture down and communities to discover. You could spend a lifetime roaming just our western corner. From ghost ...

Events | Events in Western Montana and Glacier National Park

The allure of Montana lies in the beauty and awe of the landscape and its natural wonders, which stand alone as vacation destinations. But, the scenic roads, mountain vistas and wide open spaces happen to be enriched with thriving communities brimmin...

Bighorn Sheep | Discover Western Montana’s Bighorn Sheep

This aptly named mammal has a grayish-brown coat and a distinct white rump patch around its small brown tail. Males (rams) can weigh up to 500 pounds and have larger horns (up to 45 inches) than females (ewes). You can usually tell the age of a Bigho...

Mountain Lion | Discover Western Montana’s Mountain Lions

An elegant cat, the Mountain Lion has a long body, powerful limbs, small head, short rounded ears and a long tail. Mountain Lions typically hunt at night and move stealthily as they travel. The coat of a Mountain Lion is a yellow, sandy color and may...

Harlequin Duck | Discover Western Montana’s Harlequin Ducks

A small sea duck, the Harlequin Duck has a modest bill, short neck and long tail. They prefer turbulent water along fast-moving mountain streams or rocky coastlines and are well-adapted to harsh surroundings. In Glacier National Park, they are primar...

Grizzly Bear | Discover Western Montana’s Grizzly Bears

Western Montana is home to concentrated populations of the Grizzly Bear, characterized by a distinctive hump on its shoulders, as well as powerful forearms for digging. Typically, a grizzly’s coat is dark brown, but it can vary from very light crea...

Golden Eagle | Discover Western Montana’s Golden Eagle

Making its home in Montana year-round, and more common than the Bald Eagle, the Golden Eagle can range in length from 33 - 38 inches, with a wingspan of 6.5 – 7.5 feet. A very large raptor with mostly brown coloring and a horn-colored bill, the Gol...

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