Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Nature & Wildlife in Glacier

Bears

Bears are usually predictable, but each has an individual temperament. Knowledge of bear behavior can reduce your chance of an unpleasant encounter. Before you hit the trail, stop in at a visitor center or ranger station to get an update on bear and/or mountain lion activity and to find ...

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Huckleberries in Glacier National Park

Huckleberry Finn is a popular character in American literature and the namesake of the favorite fruit of the northern Rocky Mountains. The wild blue huckleberry (Vaccinium sp.) grows on both sides of the Continental Divide in late summer. Its tart flavor is appreciated by humans and grizzly bears alike. Visitors ...

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