National Park Service Fee Free Day: November 11

To honor our Veterans the National Park Service has waived entrance fees for all Americans November 11th. If you know a Veteran, take them out for a hike, or even better: camping. Start planning your trip today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back rate your camp, hike, or cave, leave a comment and share your …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: September 26

Summer is almost over, but the fun doesn’t have to stop now! In honor of National Public Lands Day, the National Park service has waived entrance fees September 26th. Get out there and explore our public lands! Photo: Melissa Peacock. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: August 25

Photo: carsuek Come celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday entrance fee free August 25th. The National Park Service is comprised of 401 National Parks across the country. You may be surprised that you are only a short road trip away for a quick weekday adventure. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National …

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Video: “Mountain Goat Study Begins at Logan Pass”

Glacier National Park, in partnership with the University of Montana, has begun a three-year research study on how mountain goats are affected by roads, people and trails in the Logan Pass area. The research is a critical component of the current Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management planning effort, as human-wildlife interactions within the corridor are an …

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Week Out West Part 3: Glacier National Park

Click here to read Part 2. Remember the opening credits from the movie “The Shining?” It’s a helicopter shot over a mountain lake that looks too good to be true. It looks like this (click to see on YouTube): Well, I’m here to tell you, that place actually exists and it actually does look that …

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Video: “Glacier National Park – Tales from the Belly River: Dawn Mist Falls”

In this short film, explore the journey water takes to form Dawn Mist Falls. Starting from Ahern Pass, water cascades down to the head of Helen Lake, out the foot of the lake, and into the Belly River. The river then flows into Elizabeth Lake, draining out of the foot of the lake into the …

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The Pacific Northwest Trail

Map by Jon Knechtel, Pacific Northwest Trail Association The Pacific Northwest Trail is set to receive official National Scenic Trail designation in an upcoming US House bill, the same designation currently enjoyed by better known trails like the Appalachian and Pacific Crest trails. Admittedly I had never heard of the trail which runs from Glacier …

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