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The western side of the park, in the Pacific watershed, has a milder and wetter climate. The eastern side is touted to be much more scenic and is much less populated. It tends to be drier, cooler and windier and is more of a Prairie ecosystem. We have met several residents of the western area who think the people who live year-round on the eastern side of the park are insane. On the eastern side, the winter brings waves of prolonged bitter ...
... started raining - a gentle but steady mist that lasted about 10 minutes. Before we knew it though, it was over, the dark clouds had moved on farther East, and a beautiful evening unfolded before our eyes.
We were glad for the leisurely second half of the day today, as tomorrow we get up very early to go back to the East side of the park. We cannot leave Glacier without actually seeing a glacier, and that's what's on the agenda for tomorrow.
... knows Heidi - go figure. They had Wake Forest gear on and we had Davidson/Duke/Carolina gear on so the connection was not too hard to make.
On the second half of the trip around the lake which was a lot harder because there was not much of a trail, Walker and I jumped in the lake and it was cold as heck - probably as cold as Trapper Lake a few days ago. But he went in twice for good measure. ...
... It’s another really pretty part of the park that we’d love to come back and explore more in the future. Back in our RV park that evening, a bunch of locals did a drive-through 4th of July with their off road vehicles. It was quaint and cute. You can watch the video below.
Even though we only spent one full day inside the park, we were impressed. Just from our vehicle this place was spectacular!If you ever get the chance to visit: take ...
... for the Red Bus half day tour starting at 10:30 and therefore we won't have to be in a big rush to get moving. We have reservations here for tomorrow night also with an option for Friday night. We are not sure we will stay Friday night as we are still pondering our next move. We are thinking we may go to Banff, British Columbia, Canada but not sure of that as of yet. We drove a hugely monumental amount of miles today...39!! ...