Glacier National Park
The upper end of St. Mary Lake and Wild Goose Island.
Photo: Ken Thomas Public Domain
To commemorate the long history of peace and friendship between the United States and Canada, the two nations have combined Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park and created the Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park.
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- The area was designated a National Park by President William Howard Taft on May 11, 1910.
- The famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, traverses through the heart of the park.
- The park has over 700 miles of hiking trails.
- There are six peaks over 10,000 feet high in Glacier - Cleveland, Stimpson, Kintla, Jackson, Siyeh, and Merritt.
- Weather in the mountains can be fickle. Visitors may experience temperatures high into the 90s with clear and sunny skies, and then see snow showers and falling temperatures all in the same day.