Bighorn Sheep Research in Glacier National Park Funded by Glacier National Park Fund

A $10,000 grant from the Glacier National Park Fund will enable biologists to learn more about the bighorn sheep that inhabit Glacier National Park along the park's boundary with the Blackfeet Reservation.

Mark Your Calendars: Rangers Will Lead Snowshoe Hikes in Glacier National Park

Though most folks view Glacier National Park as a summertime destination, winter ushers in a completely different personality for the park, one that's quieter, less congested, and brimming with wonder. Beginning January 10, rangers will point out these wonders during weekly two-hour-long snowshoe hikes in the park.

It's Officially Winter at Glacier National Park

Deer in winter at Glacier.
The calendar and Mother Nature are in agreement at Glacier National Park in Montana: the winter season has officially begun, and most roads in the park are closed to vehicles and open for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

National Park Movies: Some More We Like for 1950-1979

Our Traveler’s Top Ten national park movies post was well-received, but we only scratched the surface. We’re digging deeper now. Here are some more we like for 1950 to 1979.

Some Out of the Ordinary National Park Trips To Consider

For most, a national park vacation entails booking a room in a lodge or reserving a spot in a campground, arriving at the park and checking in, and then spending a number of days hiking, paddling, or traveling the park to view various sites, whether they focus on waterfalls, geysers, deep forests, museums, or cultural focal points. Here are some alternatives to that approach, some pricey, some not so.

Gold Strike Just North of Glacier National Park Another Concern for Park's Environmental Health

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A gold strike in the rugged mountains of British Columbia just across the U.S.-Canadian border from Glacier National Park is yet one more concern for the park's environmental health, which already is being threatened by another mining project eyed in the same general area.

Glacier National Park Proposing Changes to Fishing Regulations

If Glacier National Park officials have their way, you'll be able to keep more of the brook trout you catch in the park than you have been able to in the past. A lot more.

Endangered Species Coalition Lists 10 Species Endangered By Climate Change

A small turtle from the eastern U.S. A species of trout native to Glacier and North Cascades national parks. Grizzly bears. A prairie orchard. A coral. These are among the ten plant, fish, animal, and bird species listed in a new report as being the "hottest" species imperiled by climate change.
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Book Commemorating Glacier National Park's Centennial Arrives

The growing celebration of Glacier National Park's centennial is definitely a group effort. On December 12 part of that effort will be showcased with the release of a book filled with 100 poems and stories from folks who have fallen in love with the park down through the years.

Winter: The Perfect Time To Plan Your Long-Distance Trek Along National Scenic Trails

Winter is a season for planning. How better to pass some of those long, cold, snowy nights than before the fire or a the kitchen table with guidebooks and maps, calculators and checklists? And if you’re thinking of tackling one of the country’s long-distance hiking trails, planning is definitely not over-rated. Here’s a look at some of the trails that pass through parts of the National Park System, and what planning assistance is out there.