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Glacier National Park

Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail: Walk through divide for Glacier views

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.

August 17, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

Glacier park saw a record number of visitors in July

KALISPELL — National Park Service officials say this July was the busiest that Glacier National Park has ever seen.

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Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald

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.

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Lake bagging across Montana

Lake bagging across Montana

Lake Elmo has its charms.

August 15, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Alabama man falls 200 feet in Glacier; father warned for firing gun to summon help

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.

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Belton to continue operating Glacier park chalets

Belton to continue operating Glacier park chalets

WEST GLACIER — Belton Chalets Inc. will continue to manage the Granite Park and Sperry chalets in Glacier National Park.

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Fifty Mountain

Fifty Mountain

Sunset arrives at the glacier lily-filled meadow just uphill to the northeast of Glacier National Park’s Fifty Mountain backcountry campground.

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Fifty Mountain: Glacier Park camp surrounded by summits

Fifty Mountain: Glacier Park camp surrounded by summits

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.

August 01, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

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.”

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Glacier officials continue search for bear believed to be shot by hiker

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.

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Triple Divide: Centerpiece jewel in the Crown

Triple Divide: Centerpiece jewel in the Crown

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.

July 24, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Glacier National Park visitors add $179 million to Montana economy

Glacier National Park visitors add $179 million to Montana economy

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.

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Buffalo Lakes: Mountain wetland flush with wildlife

Buffalo Lakes: Mountain wetland flush with wildlife

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.

July 23, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Glacier Park rangers kill black bear that frightened picnickers

Glacier Park rangers kill black bear that frightened picnickers

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park rangers had to kill a black bear that had become too accustomed to raiding picnic areas.

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Glacier, Yellowstone voted in top 3 of nation’s national parks

Glacier, Yellowstone voted in top 3 of nation’s national parks

Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks were voted in the top three of all national parks in the country in a new USA Today poll.

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Study says national parks boost economy in West

Study says national parks boost economy in West

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.

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Boy, family survive water accidents in Glacier National Park

Boy, family survive water accidents in Glacier National Park

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — Two families were involved in water-related accidents in separate parts of Glacier National Park on Tuesday, but all escaped injury.

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Glacier Park Inc buys West Glacier for $16 million

Glacier Park Inc buys West Glacier for $16 million

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.

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Washington state woman drowns in Glacier park

WEST GLACIER — A Washington state woman died a day after slipping and falling into a creek in Glacier National Park.

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Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

Hospice patient rides first Red Bus to Logan Pass

WEST GLACIER — Two months ago, Rhonda Hendricks was undergoing treatment at Kalispell Regional Medical Center's infusion room when she let the nurses in on a little secret. Rhonda, 49, said that while she had been to Logan Pass on Going-to-the-Sun Road's opening day, she had always wanted to…

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