Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Glacier National Park

combines Glacier National Park in the United States with Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, forming one giant landscape of high mountains, glaciers, thick forests, and expansive prairies. Drive scenic roads as you search for wildlife, such as moose, bison, bighorn sheep, and bears throughout the 4,556 sq km (1,720 sq mi) park. You can take part in hiking, biking, and fishing in summer and snowshoeing, skiing, and snowmobiling in winter. The landscape is similar in both national parks, but Waterton Lakes remains the less busy of the two. Customs officials are stationed at the Chief Mountain border crossing, so make sure you have the proper documents if you plan to visit both parks. To visit Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on your trip to Glacier National Park, use our Glacier National Park holiday planner .
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  • Despite the Sprague Creek forest fire and closing of part of the Going to the Sun Road, there was so much to see at the park. We spent four days checking out several areas of the park. Beautiful scene...  more »
  • His name is not longer just Glacier National Park. Climate change has properly set to the glaciers, so that only a few remains are left. Who wants to see glacier, is better off in the North Cascades National Park in Washington. But anyway - the Park impressed with great one landscape. And anyway - there we have to finally shoot "our bears".
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  • We had camped on the US East side of Glacier Park. Hit the Canadian side 0800, Spending the entire day. we took in Cameron Falls, Cameron Lake, drove up to Red Rock Canyon (interesting ranger led tour...  more »

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Where to stay in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park offers a wealth of accommodation options right inside the park. You can stake a tent in one of the campgrounds or choose from a handful of rustic lodges and chalets. Rooms fill up quickly at these, so make reservations as far in advance as possible (up to a year ahead). A few inns, motels, and lodges sit around the St. Mary's Lakes by the park's northeast boundary, but staying in Whitefish on the western side is a better choice if you prefer to be in a Montana mountain town. Here you'll find homey inns and lodges, economy motels, and a wide range of restaurants. You'll find additional inns and motels as you drive east along Route 2 toward the park's entrance.
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