Tips for Biking Going to the Sun Road

It’s no secret that Going to the Sun Road is a prime highlight of Glacier National Park. Driving the road tops most bucket lists, but there is a special time of year where residents and visitors alike can bike Going to the Sun road without vehicular traffic. This is one of my favorite yearly activities. Those willing to...

Avalanche Lake Hike Glacier National Park

If you are looking for a great day hike in Glacier National Park, look no further than Avalanche Lake Trail. The Avalanche Trail location in West Glacier, paired with low elevation gain and a nice blend of scenery make this one of the most popular trails in Glacier National Park. This hike begins on the Trail of the Cedars and is 6.7 miles roundtrip (this can be shortened a bit if desired) with a mild elevation gain of 757 feet.

Bowman Lake Campground Glacier National Park

The drive to Bowman Lake Campground rewards it’s travelers with gorgeous river views that open wide to mountain panoramas. A journey back in time with dirt roads, log cabins dotting acres of fields, and a mercantile that dates back to 1914.

St. Mary Falls & Virginia Falls Hike Glacier National Park

If you are looking for a family friendly hike in Glacier National Park, look no further than Virginia Falls. This hike will surprise and delight around every corner.

Biking Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park

Known as one of the most beautiful drives in North America, Going to the Sun Road, is a bucket list item for many. Millions of tourists visit Glacier National Park every Summer to journey along this scenic route. But, I heard that visitors can bike the road before it opens to vehicles each year, and this intrigued me.

Cracker Lake - Glacier National Park

Cracker Lake in Glacier National Park is breathtaking. Photos portray an electric blue lake surrounded by majestic mountains, wildlife, and very few people. But, is this reality? And, more importantly, should you backcountry camp at Cracker Lake?