One of the countries wildest, most remote and pristine national parks, Glacier is everyone’s favorite national park who’s been. Its jagged, snow-blanketed ridges and glacier-sculpted horns tower dramatically over aquamarine lakes and meadows blanketed in wildflowers. Most visitors stick to the drive along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, so it’s easy to escape crowds by venturing beyond it. A relatively new shuttle system offers an eco-friendly alternative. But go soon. The park’s 25 glaciers are melting – and could be gone altogether by 2030 if current climate changes continue!Of course if you plan to take Lonely Planet up on their suggestion you'll definitely want to venture into Glacier's stunning backcountry. Be sure to visit HikinginGlacier.com to help plan your hiking itinerary. If you need some help in trying to determine which trails to hike, please visit our Top 10 Hikes in Glacier National Park.
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Hiking in Glacier National Park