Once visitors step foot in Glacier National Park there will be no question why it’s called the Crown of the Continent.
A jet charter airport in Glacier Park brings visitors to a natural wonder that rivals the Grand Canyon and Yosemite for its astounding landscape. Take in the snow-capped hills, the pristine turquoise lakes and thundering waterfalls…But make sure you keep an eye out for the resident grizzly bears that roam throughout the park.
Travel the Going-to-the-Sun Road, first completed in 1932, and marvel at the varying landscapes that you see over the 50 mile journey. Spanning the park, the road offers scenic viewpoints to take in the sprawling vistas and dense forest views.
The mountain ranges, carved long ago by prehistoric ice rivers, are dotted with 200 lakes and 25 glaciers. Over 740 miles of hiking trails wind throughout the park. Take in the Highline Trail to experience the high alpine ecosystem. The family-friendly Hidden Lake Overlook Trail starts at Logan Pass and crosses flower-covered meadows before reaching Hidden Lake.
Skiers will flock to Whitefish, named one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World” by National Geographic. Overlooking the shores of Whitefish Lake, and tucked at the base of Big Mountain, Whitefish welcomes visitors year-round.
Communities surrounding the park offer lodging and restaurants to help visitors satiate and rest after being in the wild all day. Columbia Falls, West Glacier, St. Mary and Babb each offer unique landscapes that complement the wilderness of Glacier National Park.