Posted by: sunnyharvy | September 5, 2014

Glacier National Park Continued

Our next stop on the east side of Glacier National Park was at the Rising Son Campground at St. Mary where we enjoyed one of the best waterfall hikes ever! There seemed to be a new fall at every turn in the trail.

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 The remarkable blue color of the water is caused by reflections on the silt suspended within.
It’s even more beautiful than the photographs portray.

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 This is how clear the water is…really!

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Our last few nights were spent at the Many Glacier area in the north east area of the park. Here we took an interesting naturalist-led tour that included a boat ride across one lake, a short hike to a second lake where we boarded another classic wooden boat for a ride to the far end where we disembarked to hike to yet another (third) lake and hidden waterfalls. Along the way I enjoyed my fill of Huckle and Thimble berries…yumm!

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The boat departed from the historic Many Glacier Hotel.
After our cruise/hike we enjoyed a delicious dinner in their beautiful dining room.

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Campsite near creek and mountainside.
Glacier has some of the most beautiful campgrounds we have found in the National Parks.

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Unwelcome guest that stayed in haRVy. Al managed to humanely trap and release the
little guy after a couple of sleepless nights. He’s not the first we’ve had on board,
just the only one I’ve gotten a photograph of.

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Responses

  1. As a drought stricken Californian, I have to say all your waterfall pics and stunningly clear waters lighten my spirit. Thank you.

  2. We had his brother or sister aboard after our visit to glacier. Maybe these critters just like westies! Glad you’re having a great time.

  3. Can’t say I blame the rodents for wanting to move into your vehicle! Must commend their good taste.


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