It’s after a soft, pattering rain, with the clouds clearing and the sun streaming through, that the essence of the Western landscape rises up. The pungent scent of sagebrush is wicked up by the moist air, mingling with the sweet aroma of pine.
Most people enjoy wildlife photography. In fact, the chance to see and maybe photograph wildlife is among the top reasons people go to Glacier National Park. Are you aware that there are new viewing rules in place that may surprise you? Today, wildlife viewing and wildlife photography may be a bit more challenging based on the stringency of the new rules.
For the second time this summer, a concessions worker at Glacier National Park has died in a climbing accident.
A black bear at Glacier National Park that turned too often to campgrounds for meals was put down by park rangers "after numerous incidents in which the bear exhibited aggressive and food-conditioned behavior towards park visitors," park officials said Tuesday.
Thunderstorms raking the Rocky Mountains have led to numerous injuries, and possibly one fatality, in national parks in the region. A mud-and-rock slide Thursday afternoon at Rocky Mountain National Park also possibly trapped hikers in the backcountry.
Around The Parks: Drug Busts In Utah, Body Found At Glacier National Park, National Mall Photo Contest
A look at news from around the National Park System finds drug busts in Utah, another hiker death at Glacier National Park, and a photo contest for the National Mall.
A 21-year-old Florida man climbing in Glacier National Park was killed when he fell about 1,000 feet from Apikuni Mountain, park officials said.