Swiftcurrent Motor Inn and Cabins
Travel Blogs from East Glacier Park
This morning we had booked the Crown of the Continent Tour on the historic Red Bus. From what I've been told the Red Bus Tours are extremely popular and sell out very quickly. If you want to do a Red Bus Tour you better sign up early!
The Red Buses, called Reds, are operated by a Jammer, the driver who takes you on your tour. The Red …
Today we left at 9 am to hike the Red Rock Lake and Falls. It was a beautiful hike and an easy one for me.....3.6 miles.
In the afternoon we took the boat ride across Swiftcurrent Lake and Lake Josephine and took a guided 2 mile hike to Lake Grinnell.
The rangers had set up scopes in the parking lot so we got to see mountain …
We unhooked the car from Big Mo and were off to Glacier National Park this morning. It was a beautiful day and we couldn't wait to get started. Our first stop was at the Visitor's Center, where they gave us maps of the Park and we saw a 20 minute video about how the Park was created. We almost signed up for a tour in a big red taxi that seats 10 - 12 people, but it was open at the top and it was going ...
We set out for Many Glacier for the day. The hotel there is spectacular! It has an old Swiss Chalet feel. Definitely a cool place to take in the breathtaking scenery. We hopped on a boat tour on Swiftcurrent and Josephine Lakes. They dropped us off and we hiked the Grinnell Lake Trail. We saw Hidden Waterfall, walked across a real suspension bridge, and were surrounded by gigantic mountains. Instead ...
... hard to
describe so you will just have to see for yourselves in the pictures. There
were massive boulders to climb all over which I took full advantage of. I even
walked through the river, just up to my ankles, for maybe 20 seconds and my feet
went completely numb, so so cold! A few dark clouds started to roll in and with
Glacier National Park weather being pretty unpredictable we decided it was time
to get back to camp.