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Glacier National Park

In 1881 Major A.B. Rogers was dispatched to the Selkirks to find a route for the Canadian Pacific Railway through the "impenetrable peaks" west of the Rockies. Rogers Pass was so designated for its importance in the development of the country's first major national transportation route. Rogers Pass National Historic Site is located in Glacier National Park.

The Park protects Columbia Mountains and its old-growth cedar and hemlock forest and endangered mountain caribou, mountain goats and grizzly bears.

Glacier National Park is the birthplace of North America mountaineering. In the past services of Swiss Guides were provided for guests at the Glacier House hotel. Rogers Pass is recognized as a premier world ski touring destination and should not be missing on the list of any ski touring enthusiast.

Glacier National Park Fast Facts

  • Canada’s second oldest national park
  • Located on the Montane Cordillera Ecozone
  • National Historic site – Rogers Pass is located in Glacier National Park
  • One of Canada’s largest cave systems
  • The highest point in the park is Mount Dawson

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
4.5 based on 101 reviews
“From Denver to Seattle ”
From Denver to Seattle
January 26, 2018, by Víctor C
We only pass thru the park and it was impressive to see all the glacier melting and the water fall that in cause we went to 9k feet up by car and was breathtaking what and experience in town it was...
January 22, 2018, by john w
Glacier National Park's puts America's parks to shame they are so well run maintained and staffed with professional Rangers RV campgrounds immaculate marble guest facilities Campground employees come...
“Family reunion”
Family reunion
January 21, 2018, by
Fabulous and beautiful. Go early; stay late. Parking can be hard to secure at Logan’s Pass, but other areas are attainable. Bring your camera, binoculars, sunscreen, and a picnic. So much fun!