Moon Glacier National Park

Author: Becky Lomax
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1598801554
Format: PDF, ePub
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Each guide contains not only detailed information on the best transportation, accommodation, restaurant, and sightseeing options but also custom maps and fascinating sidebars--all the tools travelers need to make their own choices and create a travel strategy that is theirs alone.

The Best of Glacier National Park

Author: Alan Leftridge
Publisher: Farcountry Press
ISBN: 1560375809
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A detailed guide to the best of all that Glacier has to offer. From the best photography spots to the greatest day hikes and best wildflower meadows, this book contains all the don't-miss features of Glacier National Park (and Waterton too!). The perfect size to slip into a daypack, don't visit Glacier without it.

Going to the Sun Road

Author: C. W. Guthrie
Publisher: Farcountry Press
ISBN: 9781560373353
Format: PDF, Docs
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Traveling Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road is an experience like no other. Laborers toiled for nearly 20 years to complete the 50-mile road that winds an impossible route through the heart of Glacier. One of the most scenic highways in the world, this marvel of engineering set the standard for all national parks. C. W. Guthrie tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of the epic Going-to-the-Sun Road. 60 color and black-and-white photographs.

Moon Glacier National Park

Author: Becky Lomax
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 163121490X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure Welcome to this rugged slice of nature's best. Lush green parkland, jagged summits, and glacier-carved basins abound in the one-million-acre "Crown of the Continent." Forge your own path with Moon Glacier National Park. Moon Glacier National Park features: Itineraries for every timeline and budget, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long road trip, including: "Best in One Day," "Fun for Kids," "Flathead-Glacier Road Trip," and "Wildlife-Watching Hotspots" Strategies for getting to Glacier, avoiding crowds, and exploring its less-visited areas, including coverage of gateway cities and towns In-depth chapters on each region of the park, including West Glacier and Apgar, North Fork, Going-to-the-Sun Road, St. Mary and Many Glacier, Two Medicine and East Glacier, Marias Pass and Essex, Waterton, and Flathead Valley Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout Expert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, backpacking, fishing, rafting, and more Detailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps and backpacking options The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Hike verdant valleys, meander fields of alpine wildflowers, and stroll beneath frigid waterfalls and over high scenic passes. Go whitewater rafting, cast a line for wild trout into the Flathead River, or hop on a guided horseback ride. Drive or bike the Going-to-Sun-Road, take in views of peaks and glaciers, and spot wild moose or grizzlies roaming the mountainside. Spend a night in a historic lakeside lodge, or set up camp after a day of adventurous backcountry exploring Valuable insight from seasoned explorer and Glacier expert Becky Lomax Honest advice on when to go and where to stay inside the park, including hotels, campgrounds, hostels, and RV sites Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Essential packing and health and safety information-including how to avoid encounters with grizzlies, mountain lions, and other common wildlife Thorough background on the terrain, culture, and the park's history With Moon Glacier National Park's expert advice, myriad activities, and insider perspective, you can plan your trip your way. Exploring more of North America's national parks? Try Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton. Hitting the surrounding states? Try Moon Montana & Wyoming or Moon Idaho.