Glacier National Park Map PDF - Overview
Glacier National Park Map – Glacier National Park is a 1,583-sq.-mi. wilderness area in Montana’s Rocky Mountains, with glacier-carved peaks and valleys running to the Canadian border. It’s crossed by the mountainous Going-to-the-Sun Road. Among more than 700 miles of hiking trails, it has a route to photogenic Hidden Lake. Other activities include backpacking, cycling and camping. Diverse wildlife ranges from mountain goats to grizzly bears.
Glacier National Park has almost all its original native plant and animal species. Large mammals such as grizzly bears, moose, and mountain goats, as well as rare or endangered species like wolverines and Canadian lynxes, inhabit the park. Hundreds of species of birds, more than a dozen fish species, and a few reptiles and amphibian species have been documented. The park has numerous ecosystems ranging from prairie to tundra.
The easternmost forests of western red cedar and hemlock grow in the southwest portion of the park. Forest fires are common in the park. There has been a fire every year of the park’s existence except 1964. 64 fires occurred in 1936, the most on record. In 2003, six fires burned approximately 136,000 acres (550 km2), more than 13% of the park.
Glacier National Park Map
It is a Vector Map of Glacier National Park. The highest point in Glacier National Park is Mount Cleveland, at 10,466′ and the lowest is the Middle Fork River near West Glacier at 3,215′. At an elevation of 6,646′, Logan Pass is the highest point in the park accessible by vehicle.
Glacier National Park Map – The most recognized Mammal Species
- Grizzly bear
- Mountain goat
- Bighorn sheep
Glacier National Park Map – Entrance
The main entrance to Glacier Park is the West Glacier Entrance – Located just outside the town of West Glacier, MT. This Glacier National Park Entrance is open 24 hours a day all year around. It gives you access to the Going-To-The-Sun Road from the west side of Glacier Park.
Things including in Map of Glacier National Park
- Unpaved road
- Distance indicator
- Continental Divide
- Warden/Ranger station
- Warden/Ranger station (infrequently staffed)
- Food service and lodging
- Picnic area
- Riding stable
- Boat tour/rentals
- Primitive campground
- Backcountry campground
- Self-guiding trail
- Wheelchair – accessible trail
- Lookout tower
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