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Travel Blogs from West Glacier
Our second day in the park was set aside for driving the "going to the sun road" which is a windy pass through the center of the park. Unfortunately every year the pass opens at a different date due to the amounts of snow fall. Even though this was a light snow year, they were doing construction so they had not gotten the road plowed yet. So we were only able to go a short way.
So when we dropped the dogs off at daycare again the owner told ...
... I'm reminded that we met a Canadian woman working at the Amtrak station, who hadn't heard of Yellowstone National Park !! This side of Glacier Park is quite different with open prairies surrounded by the Rockies. This is Blackfoot Indian Country and the names reflect this origin.....Whitefish, Hungry Horse, Flathead River and Cut Bank Creek. We stopped at Two Medicine- a stunningly beautiful lake with mountain backdrop. John even hand fed a ...
... of the area:
The road is shown in the opening credits of the 1980 film The Shining, as Jack Torrance's Volkswagen glides past Saint Mary Lake and up the road, underneath a small tunnel and onward, presumably going to the Overlook Hotel for his job interview as a caretaker. Leftover aerial shots from this footage were used for the closing moments ...
... about you since you had encouraged us on another trip out west to have some huckleberry pie and it was out of season at the time we were there. I guess you could say we "took one for Ol Grizzley"! You and Miss Drema would have enjoyed this stop! We pulled into West Glacier KOA at 2:45 with a temperature of 90 degrees. This is a very nice park...may be the prettiest KOA we have ever been in. There are hanging flower baskets all over the ...
... busy packing everything up while the girls continued to snooze in their sleeping bags. Eventually, we got everyone up and had breakfast. After the car was packed up, I went back down to the lake to give it another chance, but it was not to be. We left the lake at 9:15 headed for the eastern side of the park. We stopped one more time at the Polebridge Bakery for Huckleberry Bear Claw and some chocolate cookies.