Monster Fire Forces Evacuations in Glacier National Park

Reynolds Creek Fire Erupts in Glacier National Park Last month, we wrote about a fire that was threatening Glacier National Park. That fire, the Glacier Rim Fire, covered only about 100 acres before being extinguished in a timely manner, and no damage was done to the park itself. The park is not so lucky this time […]

Glacier National Park’s InstaMeets Grow in Popularity

Glacier National Park’s “InstaMeets” are a Big Hit In this day and age, even the most natural and rural settings have come to embrace the advent of technology, and in particular, social media. Glacier National Park is no different. As the park continues to attract record numbers of visitors this summer – including many younger, […]

Glacier National Park’s Summer off to a Record Start

Glacier National Park Tourism Booming It has already been a great year for Glacier National Park, with tourism numbers on pace to break the record that was set just this past year. Both the park and its surrounding areas are reporting record numbers of visitors, sales, and more thus far in 2015, and with excellent […]

Fire Near Glacier National Park Continues to be Battled

Fire Near Glacier National Park Up to 80 Acres Last Saturday, a small fire started in a gravel pit just outside of Glacier National Park. The fire, which was human caused, has now burned over 80 acres of land, most of it just outside of Glacier National Park boundaries. As of this writing, the fire […]

Visit Apgar Nature Center this Summer!

Apgar Nature Center (and other summer attractions) If you’re planning a trip to Glacier National Park this summer with your family, you’ll be glad to know that the Apgar Nature Center (formerly called Discovery Cabin) is open for the summer, providing children with many awesome opportunities to learn and have fun. Located in Apgar Village on […]

Glacier National Park Reaches 100 Million Visitors

Glacier National Park Gets its 100 Millionth Visitor On June 11th at approximately 10:00am local time, Glacier National Park recognized a mother and two children from Bakersfield, California as being the park’s 100 millionth visitors. Visitation statistics for Glacier National Park have been kept since 1911, just a few months after the park was officially […]

Check Out these Awesome Glacier National Park Maps from Muir Way

Muir Way Glacier National Park Maps If you love Glacier National Park, there is a new way for you to have the majesty of the park with you at all times. Our friends at Muir Way – with a name inspired by famed conservationist and Sierra Club founder John Muir – offer gorgeous, framed maps of national parks […]

Glacier National Park’s Camas Road Added to National Register of Historic Places

Camas Road Added to National Register of Historic Places Glacier National Park’s Camas Road (Also known as Camas Creek Cutoff Road) has been listed as a place of statewide historic significance in the National Register of Historic Places. The road – the majority of which lies within the confines of Glacier National park – was added […]

Glacier National Park Seeks Public Comment on Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan

Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan Glacier National Park is seeking the input of the public in regards to their Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan. The park service is looking for feedback on five preliminary alternatives for the management plan as they decide which course of action to take to reduce congestion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor, especially […]

Many Glacier Hotel Receives $243k to Restore Historic Staircase

a Many Glacier Hotel’s Spiral Staircase to be Restored With the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary coming up in 2016, the Service has raised over $26 million for improvements to national parks as part of the Centennial Challenge Project. This project is designed to restore and improve a wide range of problem areas in national […]