Courier February Courier - Page 48

COMPASS GREAT FRONTIER U.S. Lake McDonald Scenery, wildlife abound in Glacier National Park says a must-do for visitors, especially while taking a Red Bus Tour, is traveling Going-to-the-Sun Road, a national historic landmark stretching 50 miles through the park from West Glacier to St. Mary that crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass. For hikers and bikers, the park offers more than 700 miles of maintained hiking trails for all levels of experience. Fall and spring are the most popular seasons for bikers to travel Going-to-the-Sun Road. The wilderness areas in the park are considered one of the most intact ecosystems of the contiguous United States, so adventurers can expect to see grizzly and black bears, bison, deer, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, elk, moose, wolves, eagles, lynx and a variety of fish. For more information, contact Beighle at lucy@glaciermt.com or visit glaciermt.com. 46 February 2018 FLICKR/GLACIERNPS: STOJAKOVIC: “Known