9 Amazing Facts About Glacier National Park 


Welcome to Glacier National Park, one of the most spectacular and diverse places on Earth. 

Glacier National Park is part of the first international peace park in the world, along with Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada 


Glacier National Park has 26 named glaciers, but they are shrinking due to climate change. 


Glacier National Park is home to a rare phenomenon called Triple Divide Peak, where water flows in three different directions: to the Pacific, Atlantic, or Arctic oceans.


Glacier National Park has a majestic road called Going-to-the-Sun Road, which is 50 miles long and crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass. 


Glacier National Park has a rich history of Human Habitation, dating back to more than 10,000 years ago. 


Glacier National Park is a biodiversity hotspot, with over 200 species of birds, thousands of plant species.


Glacier National Park is the habitat of the Mountain Goat, which is the official symbol of the park.  


Glacier National Park has more than 700 Lakes, but only 131 of them have names. The largest lake is Lake McDonald, which is 10 miles long and 472 feet deep. 


Glacier National Park has over 700 miles of Hiking Trails, ranging from easy to strenuous. Some of the most popular trails are Highline Trail, Grinnell Glacier Trail.


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