These pictures were taken while driving up to and on the
Going to the Sun road.
On Tuesday August 13 we went on the Glacier
Park circle tour. I highly recommend this for your first trip to
Glacier. Starting at our lodge, the tour proceeded along route 2 and
the south end of the park. We stopped at various look out points.
We entered West Glacier about 90 minutes later.
This picture was taken after leaving Lake McDonald Lodge and
beginning the climb to Logan Pass on the Going to the Sun Road.
Our next stop allowed us to go on a one mile
walk through a trail lined by old huge cedar trees.
Here I'm hanging out looking over the river in the picture above.
Notice the red bus driving along Going to the
Sun Road. Note the waterfall.
See the white blotches? They are the
fluffy part of "Bear Grass." Lewis and Clark named this
which actually looks like wild Q-tips because they saw bears romping in a
field of it. Yet bears don't particularly care for it.
Look for the mountain goat. He's a bit
above dead center.
This is the actual goat used in Jurassic Park. We got his
signature later ;-)
The whole week before we went on this trip,
Karen worried about being mauled by a bear. Her wish came