Moon Glacier National Park (Travel Guide)
Moon Travel Guides: Find Your AdventureWelcome 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 townsIn-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 ValleyFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, backpacking, fishing, rafting, and more Detailed hike descriptions with individual trail maps and backpacking optionsThe 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 exploringValuable insight from seasoned explorer and Glacier expert Becky LomaxHonest advice on when to go and where to stay inside the park, including hotels, campgrounds, hostels, and RV sitesUp-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservationsRecommendations for families, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with petsEssential packing and health and safety information-including how to avoid encounters with grizzlies, mountain lions, and other common wildlifeThorough background on the terrain, culture, and the park's historyWith 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.