• Great Northern Mountain and Hungry Horse Reservoir, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2013, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/
    Great Northern Mountain and Hungry Horse Reservoir, Hungry Horse, Montana

    The beautiful Hungry Horse Reservoir is located on the south fork of the Flathead River, 20 ...

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  • The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013
    What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

    For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small ...

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  • Chinese Wall, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog
    Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting, Trip to the Chinese Wall in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana

    A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and ...

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  • Number 11 deluxe cabin at the Glacier Outdoor Center cabins, West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Staying at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, West Glacier, Montana

    The Glacier Outdoor Center cabins are the perfect place for large families or groups traveling ...

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  • Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Company, Rafting in West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog
    Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Company, West Glacier, Montana

    Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Company is a raft and guide company open May through September, ...

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Hiking to Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com

Cascade Lake in Yellowstone National Park was a hike I had heard about many times, but never (until this year) had the time to do it.  We were lucky and ended up with some extra time, so we just one morning decided to do it.  We didn’t check the weather report, we didn’t try to... ...

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Top Hikes in Glacier National Park for Families

View of the Swiftcurrent Valley from the Red Rock Falls Trail, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Are you looking for easy, half-day hikes around Glacier National Park in Montana to do with your family?  I have compiled a list of hikes that I highly recommend for those looking to get outside, bring their kids, and have an enjoyable day!  Oh, and pack a lunch! (The following hikes are in no ...

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Hiking to Red Rock Falls in Glacier National Park, Montana

Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

The hike to Red Rock Falls in Glacier National Park in Montana is an easy, enjoyable hike for the entire family.  Located in the Many Glacier Valley in Glacier, this hike is easy to get to, and well worth the trip!  The hike is just under 2 miles each way, with only a 100-foot elevation... Read More

Fun Facts about Bear Grass

Bear Grass at the top of Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, Montana Vacation Blog

Bear Grass is the beautiful “grass” that you see that stands tall with the white flower bloom on top.  It is not actually a grass, but rather part of the lily family.  It looks like a tall, thick piece of grass with a ball of flower at its height. What I love most about the... Read More

Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park

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Moose Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located on Crawfish Creek in Yellowstone National Park. You can find the falls just 75 yards off of the South Entrance road, just over a mile north of the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.  Watch for the bridge with the sign that says ...

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Hiking to Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The hike to Hidden Lake has to be one of the best and prettiest hikes in Glacier National Park in Montana that is fairly easy for anyone to do. The hike leaves from Logan Pass, and you will start out hiking 1.5 miles to the Hidden Lake Overlook.  The elevation gain in this section is... Read More

The Mountain View from the Hidden Lake Overlook

I created this photo from the Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park in Montana, so that you will know the names of the mountains you are looking at: I love looking out at the mountains and pointing out their names, especially when I have heard of them before. Enjoy the view from the ...

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Hiking to the Hidden Lake Overlook, Glacier National Park, Montana

Alex Neill at the Hidden Lake Overlook, Glacier National Park, Montana, COpyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

The Hidden Lake overlook is a popular hike leaving from Logan Pass in Glacier National Park. The hike takes you 1.5 miles one-way, with an elevation gain of 460 feet, up to a lookout point of Hidden Lake. The hike begins as a paved trail, but then is mostly a raised boardwalk, and you will... ...

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Hiking to Iceberg Lake, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

If you are looking for a longer day hike that it is not too difficult, I highly recommend the hike to Iceberg Lake near Many Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana. It is one of my favorite hikes in Glacier National Park, for so many reasons. The hike is 5 miles one-way, with about a... Read More

Where is the best place in Glacier National Park to see Mountain Goats?

Mountain Goats near Logan Pass, GLacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

One of the animals that people want to see when they visit Glacier National Park in Montana is the Mountain Goat. The Mountain Goat (also known as the Rocky Mountain Goat), is a large-hoofed mammal that is only in North America.  Don’t let their looks fool you: both male and female have ...

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