The Great Bear Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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I have organised a taxi to collect us from the Amtrak station and he is there waiting for us. This is the first thing to be thankful for this evening. It is 10.30, and the town is almost deserted. He delivers us to Glacier Under Canvas, around five miles away. We find a note containing a map, and a lantern outside the reception tent. It is pitch black but for tiny solar lights stuck into the ground. Here is the second thing to be eternally thankful for this evening....the ...
... a fraction less than 9 MPG on this tank. All the in town driving that we did yesterday we guess. Since it wasn't too far to West Glacier, we decided to take our time as our reservation time to get into camp would not be until later on. As we were stopping in Columbia Falls at 11:00 to mail a B/D card, I spied a self car wash. Therefore, after mailing the card we turned around and went back up the street to at least try to get some of the ...
... to see it to believe it and the pictures, while beautiful, just don't do it justice. It has been one of the BEST anniversaries ever. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else celebrating.
I wish I could share all the pictures I took today, but I've given you a good sample of just how incredible this place is. I think to this point, this has to be my favorite national park thus far.
... to the wooded area behind our RV. All of a sudden a black bear fell from the tree! ...Apparently there were two of them back there but as I wanted to laugh at the sight of the falling bear, and thought it best to do it back inside the RV, I left. Severin was out there a lot longer trying to get some shots of the bear but was not successful so finally he returned. His comment on finally seeing some bears?..."I wish I could see a Grizzly” ...
... The spaces are large and open and each has it's own soft green lawn.
It's a beautiful warm and sunny day today. So polar opposite of yesterday.
We decided to head back into West Glacier to see what a difference the sunshine makes. We took a different trail headed up the west side of McDonald Lake toward a little hole in the wall spot called Polebridge that's about 20 miles from the Canadian border, and then Apgar Village, ...