This series comes from a recent trip to Glacier National Park. My first introduction came several decades ago as a pre-teen, and I barely remember it. Even though the park is located in my home state of Montana, I’ve resisted returning there for numerous reasons – crowded trails, backpacking red tape, and ample recreation opportunities closer to home to name a few. But this trip definitely made me realize a few things I’ve been missing out on.
Glacier Park is all about spectacular scenery of glacially carved lakes, incredible views of jagged peaks along the Continental Divide, and colorful wildflower displays along refreshing streams winding through lush lower elevation forests.
On this introductory trip our itinerary mostly kept us close the Going-to-the-Sun road, enough to pique our interest in the great hiking and photography opportunities that exist. Looks like a return adventure for a more intimate experience into Glacier’s backcountry is definitely in order later in the summer. Stay tuned for an update!
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