If this is your first vacation to Glacier National Park you will be surprised at the many activities there are to do in the surrounding area. From evening talks to fishing Glacier Park provides informative, fun and relaxing things to satisfy anyone's definition of "vacation."
At the campgrounds, you will find a fun and interesting tradition as Park Rangers naturalists give free evening campfire talks. Main hotels also offer these talks, often with slide shows or movie presentations. This is a great way to become acquainted with the park and also to meet other visitors.
The Glacier Institute is a unique program that encourages participants to be better prepared to make informed and constructive decisions which impact this and other ecosystems, by emphasizing outreach and field-based learning experiences, the Institute provides an objective and science-based understanding of the area's ecology and it's interaction with people. For the adventurer, there is plenty of backpacking. Guided backpacking tours of the parks can be arranged from mid-May through September, and gear rentals are available. There are also numerous hiking trails all along Glacier of varying grades. Biking, boating, fishing, and horseback riding are all available.
For an unforgettable treat get on a Jammer Bus tour leaving from Glacier Park Lodge, Lake McDonald Lodge, Many Glacier Hotel, the Belton Chalet and many other hotels both in and around the park. The bright red 15-passenger coaches have rollback canvas tops, which allow sweeping views. The coaches make plenty of stops for taking pictures and roadside investigations. This is one tour guide that should not be passed up.
You will be sure to find many activities to satisfy your most excellent vacation.
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