Glaciar national park

The back bone of the world

The park


People call Glacier National Park "The Backbone of the World”.in 1885 a explorer named George Bird Grinnell called it “The Crown of the Continent”.it is called this cause of its beautiful scenery.it has many geographic wonders like glaciers,tons of stream and lakes,and plenty of wildlife.it would be a great place to go hiking an camping and just to see its beautiful scenery.

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Glaciar national park


People call Glacier National Park "The Backbone of the World”.in 1885 a explorer named George Bird Grinnell called it “The Crown of the Continent”.it is called this cause of its beautiful scenery.it has many geographic wonders like glaciers,tons of stream and lakes,and plenty of wildlife.it would be a great place to go hiking an camping and just to see its beautiful scenery.


Glacier National Park covers one million acres (16,000 square miles) in northwestern Montana and Canada. It is one of the most well-preserved ecosystems on the continental United States, with 175 mountains, 762 lakes, 563 streams, 200 waterfalls, 25 glaciers, and 745 miles of hiking trails. In addition to the natural geographical wonders, the park is home to many 60 native species of mammals and 260 species of birds.


According to geologists, Glacier National Park began millions of years ago when the Lewis Overthrust moved a large section of sedimentary rock for about 50 miles. During the Ice Age, mammoth glaciers cut across this giant section of sedimentary rock, revealing the breathtaking landscape that is Glacier National Park.


The actual glaciers at this park come in three types: arêtes, cirques, and hanging valleys. The arête is when two glaciers work on opposite sides of the same wall and leave a narrow ridge, as seen with the park’s Garden Wall. A cirque is when the “bowl” formed at the head of the glacier begins to melt, and leaves a lake in the glacier’s trail. A hanging valley is a type of glacier that doesn’t cut into the ground as deep, which means they create waterfalls.


Together with surrounding wilderness areas and Canadian National Parks, Glacier represents an enormous swath of North America that has been largely undisturbed by human civilization, and its many hiking trails are the ideal way to experience this natural landscape. Whether a short day hike to one of 25 remaining active glaciers or a week-long adventure that connects the historic Sperry and Granite Park Chalets high in the backcountry, there is nothing like experiencing the landscape on foot.


The Blackfeet originally inhabited Glacier National Park, and still consider this place sacred to this day. Its a great place for taking pics of beautiful scenery and it's a great place for hiking.millions of people go there to have a good time with their family or friends.its a great place to go to see one of the most important areas in the world.