Glacier National Park Journals

Glacier and Banff National Parks

A July 2003 trip to Glacier National Park by svoimmer

Quote: 11 days travel by train and rental car to two national parks in two countries with three children. We prefer to stay in cabins and cook our own meals to preserve nutrition and save money. Our family walks most nights year round and thinks a 3-hour hike is ideal.

East Glacier Motel & Cabins

Hotel | "East Glacier Motel & Cabins"

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We were too late to get a cabin, but our room had a kitchenette and bottled water.

They will pick you up from the Amtrak station free of charge. Car rental is next door.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 4, 2004

East Glacier Motel & Cabins
1107 Highway 49
Glacier National Park, Montana
(406) 226-5593

Glacier Village Restaurant

Restaurant | "Glacier Village Resaurant"

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The buffalo burger was delicious and they had kid-friendly offerings too. The kids especially loved "grandma's art book", a three-ring binder that other young patrons have drawn and colored in. It was fun to see kid's sketches of what they did or saw that they loved, and when they were drawn.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 4, 2004

Glacier Village Restaurant
304-308 Highway 2 East
Glacier National Park, Montana

Two Medicine Lake

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Attraction

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Our first stop was Two Medicine Lake, surrounded by huge mountains and fed by runoff from the snowfields in the mountains. The day was beautiful for hiking and the girls got their first experience with numerous ground squirrels that live near the parking lot. We purchased our boat tickets to ride to the other side of the lake, about 25 minutes. We rode in a beautifully maintained wood sightseeing boat called Sinopah, named after an Indian princess who came to this lake as part of her vision quest. There is also a mountain named after her. The lake is crystal clear and 200 feet deep and well preserved. We docked and began our hike towards Twin Falls at the base of one of the mountains. It fel...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 4, 2004

Two Medicine Lake
Two Medicine Road
Glacier National Park, Montana
(406) 888-7800