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    Glacier

    National Park Montana

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  • Logan Pass water system temporarily down

    The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »

Pre- and Post-Visit: Winter (Grades 3-5)

snow pit station

Students explore a snow pit

Students that have spent time preparing for their visit to Glacier National Park get more out of a field trip to the park. Activities post-visit also help to reinforce information learned during the trip. This packet of pre- and post-visit activities contains everything you need to get ready for your field trip.




Additional Resources

Winter Ecology Teacher's Guide (pdf) - this is a large file and may take time to download

Stations worksheet (pdf) - the activities on this worksheet may vary slightly on your field trip day depending on snow conditions.

 
snow tube station

Calculating snow water equivalent

Supplementary Materials and Information

Snow Survey References

Did You Know?

Beargrass

Did you know that in 1932, Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park became the world’s first International Peace Park due to the good work between the two nation’s rotary clubs?