Montana is a wonderful state for adventure, exploring and enjoying the great outdoors. There is a definite reason that they call it the "Big Sky State". One of the many State and National Parks located in the State of Montana is Glacier National Park.
Glacier National Park is located in the northwest area of the state and lies along the border with Canada. Glacier encompasses 1,000,000 acres of alpine meadows, lakes and lush green forests. Because of it geological diversity, the park is also home to over seventy species of mammals and over 260 species of birds. This park is one of largest intact ecosystems within the lower forty-eight states.
This particular National Park contains many educational opportunities as it is also home to over 350 structures that are included on the National Register of Historic Sites and has six National Historic Landmarks.
Whether you want to hike, wildlife view, investigate the historic past or just recline by a quiet mountain stream, Glacier National Park is one of the best National and State Parks in Montana to visit.