Glacier National Park Top Sites

GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD

GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD

Traveling the Going-to-the-Sun Road is a Glacier National Park highlight. The scenic highway is so remarkable that it was included in the National Register of Historic Places as well as made a National Historic Engineering Landmark. 

Spanning 50 miles and traversing the Continental Divide at Logan Pass, the Road offers views of crashing waterfalls, imposing glaciers, cedar forests, verdant valleys coated in wildflowers and lofty mountains. Of course there’s often wildlife sightings as well. Pullouts and scenic viewpoints can be found along the road, giving plenty of opportunities to soak in the scenes or take a photo. If you’re hoping to range the entirety of Glacier National Park, the Going-to-the -Sun Road is the ideal way to do it. 

LOGAN PASS

LOGAN PASS

Logan Pass may well be the crowning jewel of Glacier National Park,“The Crown of the Continent.” In truth, Logan Pass does serve as Glacier’s crest, as it’s the highest point visitors can reach in the park by car. Logan Pass. With Clements Mountain and Reynolds Mountain towering in the background, the pass is carpeted with fields of colorful wildflowers. Big horn sheep, mountain goats, pikas, marmots and the occasional grizzly or brown bear can be spotted enjoying Logan Pass’ meadows. If you wish to see them up close, venture on a hike on the area’s most popular trails: the Highline trail and the Hidden Lake trail.