Greetings from Glacier National Park

The Glacier Institute bus came to a halt, as we arrived back at the campsite. Half the bus, mouths open, sound asleep, after the long strenuous hike we had just ventured on during the last day of the Master Naturalist class.

As a way to celebrate, our camp instructors drove all of us students to the local town, Apgar, to try Montana’s famous huckleberry ice cream. As the sweet treat touched my lips, I reflected on all that I had gained from this trip. Not only did I learn to identify birds by their call, but also I made a new group of friends that ranged from 15 to 72 years old, all bound together by the same glorious park.

At that moment, I knew this was the very berry best place I could be.

Sincerely,
Angela

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park preserves more than a million acres of forests, alpine meadows and lakes with habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal life, including one of the largest remaining grizzly bear populations in the lower 48 states. Its spectacular glaciated landscape is a hikers' paradise, offering 700 miles of maintained trails that lead deep into one of the largest intact ecosystems in the lower 48 states.

State(s): Montana

Established: 1910

“these natural treasures hold some of the world's most abundant endemic life. ”

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