Glacier Region, Montana State Parks

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State Parks

Glacier National Park is just one of several National Parks and /or National Historic sites that are located within the State of Montana. Others include Big Horn National Battlefield, Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trial, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Nez Perce National Historic Park and Yellowstone National Park. In addition Montana also has a number of State Parks and Recreation Areas. Read More

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.

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