Glacier River Retreat

Address: 14290 US Hwy 2, HC 37 Box 11A, Essex, Montana, 59916, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on 14290 US Hwy 2, HC 37 Box 11A, Essex, is near Empire Builder.
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Glorious Glacier and upsetting Hillbillies

A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Jul 10, 2015

46 photos

... unknown.... the risk of a wild animal biting your face off!

As we entered Glacier we found ourselves tracking the edge of Lake McDonald, a beautiful 9 mile-long serene lake. We couldn’t help but stop every few miles to enjoy the views.

These are the iconic views of Glacier National Park - crystal clear lakes with multi-coloured pebbles visible around their shallow edges, surrounded by spruce ...

Going-Into-The-Sun Road

A travel blog entry by socs on Jul 03, 2015

33 photos

According to the National Park Service website: Glacier National Park showcases "pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude." Well, that last part is true if you're not travelling with dogs. If you are travelling with dogs, you’ll get to see all of this from the window of your vehicle and daydream ...

Glacier National Park

A travel blog entry by k-rod on Jul 29, 2014

12 photos


We were driven 160 miles throughout the Glacier National Park over 9 hours, including lunch and numerous stops for views and small hikes.


We set off from our log cabin at 7.45am and drove back down the mountain for 20 miles to the Apgar Visitor Center to make our 8.30am start for the little red bus tour of the park.

The red buses have been touring the ...

Port Angeles to Essex (MT)

A travel blog entry by k-rod on Jul 28, 2014

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Drove 670 miles in 11 hours and 45 minutes.


Got away late at 10am and immediately hit a traffic jam due to a draw bridge being raised, that combined with small bladder issues early on had us staring down a long frustrating day.

However once we reached the I-90 at around 2pm our momentum kicked in. We had a quick P4 (Pizza, Pepsi, Petrol, Potty) stop around 2.30pm and ate ...

Glacier National Park Vacation Week

A travel blog entry by biketrip2014 on Jul 14, 2014

1 comment, 131 photos

... Binocs, Hiking National Park nature trails, Visiting the historic ...