Birds of Glacier National Park (Part 3)

Welcome to the third part of our three-part series covering a variety of bird species found in Glacier National Park. View part one and part two. If you’re interested in four-legged wildlife, click here. Gyrfalcon (Falco Rusticolus) Gyrfalcons are a bird of prey belonging to the Falconidae family. Among all

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Birds of Glacier National Park (Part 2)

Welcome to the second part of our three-part series covering a variety of bird species found in Glacier National Park. View part one and part three. If you’re interested in four-legged wildlife, click here. Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus) Belonging to the Accipitridae family, the Bald Eagle is indigenous to North

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Birds of Glacier National Park (Part 1)

Welcome to the first part of our three-part series covering a variety of bird species found in Glacier National Park. View part two and part three. If you’re interested in four-legged wildlife, click here. Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus Buccinator) Coming from the Anatidae family, the Trumpeter Swan is considered the heaviest

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Are There Bugs in Glacier National Park?

Who doesn’t love vacations? In the minds of adults and children alike, summers are often associated with a memorable time spent vacationing, a venture to somewhere new. One of these memorable destinations is none other than Glacier National Park, Montana – one of America’s most iconic national parks, offering splendid

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8 Poisonous Flowers in the United States

When you’re hiking through the beautiful landscapes of Glacier National Park, you will encounter many different flowering plants. These native plant species thrive in territorial mild temperatures, fertile soil, and ample rainfall. Dahlias, cosmos, snapdragons, ranunculus, strawflower, lisianthus, scabiosa, amaranthus, lilacs, columbine, peonies, lupine, and salvia are among the many

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8 Poisonous Berries in the United States

A wonderful way to enjoy flora and fauna while vacationing in Montana is hiking. Every trail offers an expedition through nature’s vast beauty with something for everyone. From picturesque day hikes in Glacier National Park to multi-day hiking adventures in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. With moderate temperatures, fertile soil, and

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11 Common Tree Species in Glacier National Park

Located in the Northwest of the USA, Montana is the fourth largest state by mass, and third when it comes to the lowest population density. The state is home to various mountain ranges stretching from the west side, eastward. In total, 77 of these mountain ranges are part of the

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Astonishing Views Along the Famous Going-to-the-Sun Road

Hikers and nature-lovers alike are always on a quest for great views – the road upon which one can truly appreciate Mother Nature. Very few paths seem to fulfill these aspirations like the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Montana. This 50-mile long, scenic mountain road boasts breathtaking scenery and stunning views. With

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7 Edible Plants – Glacier National Park

Huckleberry (Vaccinium) Huckleberries are small and round, approximately 5 to 10 millimeters in diameter, and bear resemblance to small dark purple blueberries. They grow on bushes varying in height from 6 inches to 3 feet and reproduce with rhizomes.  The red variant of the Huckleberry is tart (with large bitter

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Learn About Glaciers

Introduction A glacier is a body of ice on land that may look exceptionally beautiful and simple, but it has a very complex formation process. Depending on the type of glacier and its location, glaciers may move down mountain slopes and can sculpt any adjacent landmass including cliffs, hills, and

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