Winter Field Trip Schedule (Grades 3 to 5)
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. – 10:00 a.m. Meet Park Rangers at Designated Site
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Snow Stations
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Wrap-Up Snow Stations and Eat Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Snowshoe Hike
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Snowshoes Off and Bathroom Breaks
1:30 p.m. – 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.