Garden Wall Inn
Travel Blogs from Whitefish
... narrative of the
physical characteristics of the valley and lake as well as historical
information. The tour included docking
at the far western end allowing us to debark and hike a short distance to
Barring Falls. Obviously, we had already
been there so I elected to stay on the boat and sleep while Rick and David went
to see it again. Samuel talked about the
geology of the valley and also pointed out the ...
... people on the path so they would not destroy all the fragile wildflowers but then it occurred to me that the park does not dictate where the waters from the glaciers fall each year. The boardwalk also gives visitors solid ground to walk instead of hitting an area on the hike that is washed out and impassable. Oh!
The hike involved an ascent of 500 feet. Seemed funny walking to a hidden lake and having to walk ‘up’ to get ...
... them on different obscure scales and occasionally pretending to be celebrity judges.
On the second we had a huge beach day getting there as early as we could (approximately1:30pm Sutherland time) and stayed until the sun was almost going down. For unknown Sutherland reasons, Arlo booked a hotel "closer to town" for the final night. We drove out of the campground, drove down the ...
... of the year.
We carry on down the other side of the valley to Lake McDonald and have lunch in the Swiss chalet style historic inn. After lunch, we have a terrific lecture about Yellowstone and Glacier National Park by Ashley Mason, who is a former National Park Ranger. She deftly teaches us about the history, fauna and flora of the surrounding area. We are surprised to learn that Australia was once attached to North America! A full day.. and tomorrow we head for ...
We have made it from Spokane to Whitefish! Travelled 350 miles...Roger and Zagger cried about the ride being too long...we will start uploading pics today... Heading to Glacer National Park today...awesome... All safe and sound! Stayed in great cabins last night and grilled steaks.... Good ...