Glacier National Park – Prairies and Mountains

glacier_national_parkGlacier National Park (Montana) – Located in Montana, Glacier National Park borders Canada and contains two mountain ranges which are sometimes referred to as an extension of the Canadian Rockies. The park encompasses over 1 million acres, with 300 lakes (130 of which are definitively named), more than 1,100 different species of vascular plants, 400 species of moss and hundreds of species of animals. Nowhere on the North American continent are the prairies of the Great Plains so proximal to the temperate rain forests of the Pacific Northwest. In 1932, Glacier National Park and it’s National park neighbor to the north in Canada were designated as the world’s first International Peace Park.

Summer Activities:
Fishing, Fly Fishing, Hiking, White Water Rafting, Going-to-the-Sun-Road Drive, Camping, Biking, Horseback Riding, Geology Talks, Star Gazing, Picnics, Biking, Bird-Watching, Photography, Backpacking, Bus Tours, Boat Tours.

Winter Activities:
Skiing, Skate Skiing, Snowshoeing, Dog Skijoring, Snowmobiling, Indoor Live Music, Warming Cabins, Ice Skating, Sleigh Rides, Sightseeing, Hiking.


Places to Stay at Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park has a number of RV campgrounds sprinkled throughout the park, with the biggest being Apgar (first-come, first-served), Fish Creek and St. Mary (877-444-6777 for reservations). Probably the best bet is to decide what part of the park you are wanting to go to and then book the campground that’s the most convenient. For more RV camping ideas in Glacier National Park, please check the National Park Service link in the “helpful links” section below.

Helpful Links

Article about the Glacier National Park: http://www.trailerlife.com/output.cfm?id=2262241

National Park Website: http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm

WIKI Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacier_Canyon_National_Park

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GPS Coordinates: 48.52887, -113.99390

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Denali National Park – Alaska’s Great One

If you’ve ever wanted to visit a place where the beauty and majesty of the great outdoors is awe-inspiring, then Denali National Park in Alaska is the place to visit on your next RV Vacation. With many activities and interests for singles, couples, and families there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy on your RV Vacation. The following is your RV Vacation Guide to Denali National Park:

DelaniNationalParkAlaskaThings to do at Denali

Summer Activities:
Day Hiking, Backpacking, Cycling, Camping, Fishing, Nature Walks, Mountaineering, Kennel Visit, Ranger Programs, Photography, Local Activities, Murie Science and Learning Center (MSLC) Field Seminars, MSLC Teacher Trainings

Winter Activities:
Cross-Country Skiing, Dog Mushing, Snowshoeing, Photography, Snowmobiling, Winter Camping, February Winterfest celebration, and Local Activities

Other Activities:
Hunting, Pilot Information, Flightseeing, Road Lottery

Places to Stay at Denali

A few places to RV camp are Grizzly Bear Resort and Park Campgrounds. For more RV camping ideas in Delani National Park, please check the National Park Service link in the “helpful links” section below.

Helpful Links

Article about Denali National Park: http://www.trailerlife.com/output.cfm?id=2262241

National Park Website: http://www.nps.gov/dena/index.htm

WIKI Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denali_National_Park_and_Preserve

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GPS Coordinates: 63.302813,-151.21582

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