9 amazing facts about Glacier National Park

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Glacier National Park is the tenth most visited National Park in the US. The National Park received about 3.1 million visitors in 2021.

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Area - 1,013,322 acres/4,100.77 square kilometers/1583.3 square miles

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There are 26 active glaciers in Glacier National Park. The largest one is the Harrison Glacier.

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The famous Lake McDonald is located inside Glacier National Park. It is the largest lake in the park with an area of 10.7 square miles (27.6 square kilometers).

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Moreover, there are over 700 lakes within the National Park.

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Mount Cleveland is the highest mountain in Glacier National Park. It has an elevation of 10,479 ft (3,194 meters).

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Glacier National Park is famous for its wildlife. The large animals in the Glacier National Park are grizzly bear, Black bear, Moose, Mountain lion, Bighorn sheep, Elk, etc.

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Glacier National Park is one of the two National Parks in Montana, the other being Yellowstone National Park.

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The union of Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada and Glacier National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The union is known as "Waterton Glacier International Peace Park".

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The National Park has over 700 miles of hiking and trekking trails. The famous hikes are the Avalanche lake hike, Highline trail, Siyeh Pass trail, etc.