Glacier National Park
MANY GLACIER – Midsummer crowds on the Grinnell Glacier trail can inspire complacency. But rest assured: This is wild country and choice bear habitat, deep in the heart of Glacier National Park.
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Legend has it, park rangers opened the doors of the Ptarmigan Tunnel one spring to be greeted by a hungry – read, grumpy – grizzly bear. Seems the bruin had denned in the tunnel, not realizing there would be no escape once winter’s snows blocked all retreat.
KALISPELL — National Park Service officials say this July was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen.
The backcountry campsite at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park only has two campsites that fit up to four tents. The view of the lake and the mountain peaks is stunning and the fireweed around the site is chest-high.
Lake Elmo has its charms.
WEST GLACIER – A second gun has been fired in Glacier National Park this summer – this one in an effort to summon help for an injured hiker.
WEST GLACIER — Belton Chalets Inc. will continue to manage the Granite Park and Sperry chalets in Glacier National Park.
Sunset arrives at the glacier lily-filled meadow just uphill to the northeast of Glacier National Park’s Fifty Mountain backcountry campground.
WEST GLACIER — Situated at the north end of the Lewis Range and with views across the valley to the Livingston Range, Glacier National Park’s Fifty Mountain backcountry campground lives up to its name.
WEST GLACIER – A rash of medical emergencies in the past two days – including the deaths of two visitors due to cardiac arrest – prompted Glacier National Park officials Tuesday to encourage people to “hike smart.”
WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials continued to search Monday for a bear they believe was shot and wounded Saturday by a tourist from Texas.
ST. MARY — Glacier National Park’s Triple Divide area holds the centerpiece jewel in the Crown of the Continent. What it lacks in tourist attention, it makes up for in geographic significance.
Last year, 2.2 million people visited Glacier National Park and they spent nearly $179 million in the area, according to a new National Park Service report. That spending supported 2,824 jobs in the area. Of the total visitors, 2,075,000 were non-local tourists.
EAST GLACIER — If you hike to Buffalo Lakes and beyond in the Badger-Two Medicine area, you’ll probably spend as much time staring across the valley into the eastern peaks of Glacier National Park as actually trudging uphill.
WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park rangers had to kill a black bear that had become too accustomed to raiding picnic areas.
Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks were voted in the top three of all national parks in the country in a new USA Today poll.
JACKSON, Wyo. — National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — Two families were involved in water-related accidents in separate parts of Glacier National Park on Tuesday, but all escaped injury.
COLUMBIA FALLS — The parent company of Glacier Park Inc. is paying $16 million for more than 200 acres of land and businesses in and around Glacier National Park.
WEST GLACIER — A Washington state woman died a day after slipping and falling into a creek in Glacier National Park.