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This blog is managed by the Division of Interpretation. We know that Glacier has some devoted fans that love to stay virtually connected, and we hope that you enjoy reading our posts as much as we enjoy writing them!

Unsung Heroes

November 05, 2018 Posted by: Ranger Steven

It is that time of the year again. The mountains are being tucked into their snow blankets in preparation for dropping temperatures, the larch trees blaze the mountainsides with their vibrant yellow needles, and frost-framed mornings have become the norm.


The Road is Always Open

November 05, 2018 Posted by: Ranger Nathan

The family Subaru skidded down Bowman Lake road on washboard gravel. “Shoot!” I hollered. The Forester was more familiar with Missouri roads. The old fly rod I’d snagged from a local thrift shop kept flicking into the window behind me. “I’ll get that for ya.” I cracked the window and the tapping stopped. “I needed some fresh air too.”


Lessons from Fall

November 05, 2018 Posted by: Ranger Erica

“Start cold,” I was always advised when it comes to hiking in the fall. I always remind myself of this as visible breath comes out of my mouth while I brace myself to the chilly morning air. My skin is cold and covered in goosebumps, but I know that I will be warm pretty much as soon as I start hiking. It’s ok to be uncomfortable sometimes.


Seeing the Park Through a New Perspective

November 07, 2017 Posted by: Ranger Stephanie

A day on trail with her dad helps Ranger Stephanie see the park through a fresh pair of eyes


Of Wolves and Wilderness

October 24, 2017 Posted by: Ranger Jaclyn

Recent wolf sightings help Ranger Jaclyn rediscover a pleasant path in Apgar.


The Power of Nature, the Power of Loss

October 16, 2017 Posted by: Ranger Michael

Ranger Michael discusses fire in Glacier and the loss of Sperry Chalet


Junior Rangers

September 11, 2017 Posted by: Ranger Olivia

"We never know which lives we influence, or when or why..." Ranger Olivia considers the impact she and her fellow rangers have on our youngest visitors.


Shifting Seasons

September 17, 2016 Posted by: Ranger Michael

A reflection on the end of summer, and looking ahead to what lies in waiting.


Homeward Bound

August 19, 2016 Posted by: Ranger Olivia

Honoring our Centennial goal to “connect with and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates” makes Ranger Olivia feel like a kid again.


Exploring Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

July 29, 2016 Posted by: Ranger Michael

We’ve made it to the end of July and things are heating up. Not just in terms of the temperature outside, but also in visitation.


That time of year...

September 29, 2015 Posted by: Ranger Dawson

In the seasonal park ranger world, summer is a maniacal time. Ranger Dawson reflects on the summer season and the great migration of Park Rangers.


A Season for Many Thanks

September 21, 2015 Posted by: Ranger Dawson

Autumn is approaching and the reasons to be thankful are piling up.


Ranger Challenge of the Century: People and Animals in Parks

August 18, 2015 Posted by: Ranger Dawson

In light of the recent human and bear deaths at Yellowstone NP, this week's blog discusses wildlife safety and seeks input from YOU, the readers, on how we can better inform our visitors.


A Love Letter to the Reynolds Creek Fire

August 04, 2015 Posted by: Ranger Dawson

Fires are both awesome and awful. They change our landscapes in ways some of us could never imagine; what was once green is now black, what was once dark and damp is now full of sunlight. The lush paradise we’ve all become so familiar with transforms into an almost alien landscape.


Last updated: August 4, 2015

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