At the edge of a stream, a woman casts a line into the water.

Fishing in Glacier National Park

With 27,023 acres of lakes, 563 streams, and 22 species of fish, Glacier is a place where no angler should sit with a slack line. Only a scant 10 percent of park visitors fish, so those who do typically enjoy calm vistas and a few native trout. Here are a few tips to successfully conquer Glacier’s waters.

A trio of bighorn sheep on a grassy slope with dramatic snow covered mountains behind them.

Wildlife Watching in Glacier: Tips and Hot Spots

With 60 mammal species and more than 260 species of birds, wildlife watchers keep busy in Glacier. Here are the best spots to see everything from grizzly bears to mountain goats, as well as advice to make sure you get the best views and photographs while always staying safe.

Ice and snow cluster around exposed striated rock.

Get Up Close and Personal with Glaciers

Sadly, Glacier National Park’s namesake glaciers are expected to melt away completely within the next 8-18 years. Check out these six must-see glaciers up close while you still can.

Mountain goats graze in a lush green valley with dramatic mountain range rising up in the background.

Glacier National Park: The Crown of the Continent

Glacier National Park is the undisputed “Crown of the Continent.” Its glaciers acsend steep arêtes where mountain goats walk like acrobats. Acres of lush green parkland plunge down jagged red pinnacles, exposing some of the world’s oldest stones. Waterfalls roar, ice cracks, and rockfall echoes in scenery still under the paintbrush of change.

View of a lake with rocky mountainsides rising up sharply from the basin.

Montana’s Best Road Trip

Montana is a big state, but for those who don’t mind doing some driving, it’s possible (indeed, exhilarating) to do a wide-ranging tour. Expect this Tour de Montana to take the better part of two weeks. If you really want to explore any particular area, add more time.

Moon Spotlight Glacier National Park Camping

Moon Spotlight Glacier National Park Camping is a 166-page compact guide covering the region’s best campsites—including Apgar and Many Glacier—perfect for those looking for a a place to pitch a tent. Writer, photographer, and naturalist Becky Lomax provides insight on each campsite description, such as the number of campgrounds, tips on gear selection and maintenance, […]