Forest Processes Field Trip Schedule
Flexibility for weather conditions, bus problems, etc…is essential to having an enjoyable visit to the park. No two school programs are exactly alike, but the following schedule represents a typical trip.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Travel to the Park
9:30 a.m. – 11:15 Drive from West Glacier to Avalanche and Activities with Rangers
9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Optional (Spring only): Native Plant Nursery Tour
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Lunch, Bathroom Breaks and Clean-Up
11:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Hike Trail of the Cedars
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Bathroom Breaks and Conclusion
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. – Bus Leaves the Park
Did You Know?
Glacier National park was named for the glaciers that carved, sculpted, and formed this landscape millions of years ago. Despite the recession of current glaciers, the park's name will not change when the glaciers are gone.