As the Crown of the Continent, Glacier is the headwaters for streams that flow to the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and to Hudson's Bay. What happens here affects waters in a huge section of North America. Due to a detection of invasive mussel populations in central Montana, Glacier has closed most park waters to motorized and trailered watercraft until further notice. Read More
Crown of the Continent
The Continental Divide makes for unpredictable weather in Glacier's mountains.
In addition to being a national park, Glacier is an international peace park, biosphere reserve, and world heritage site.
There are many other places nearby that offer a host of different and interesting vacation options.
Last updated: July 26, 2018