Walk-in Backcountry Permits of Glacier National Park

It’s easy to get excited about backpacking in Glacier National Park’s backcountry, but obtaining a walk-in permit can be a bit stressful and tricky. Here are a few tips and tricks to help out. (Resources below the video.) Anyone who backpacks in Glacier National Park needs a backcountry permit. They come in two flavors: advanced[…]

Glacier National Park Shuttles

**2017 Update in Glacier National Park Shuttle below for after Labor Day and in Glacier Park Inc East Side shuttles Logistics in Glacier can be a bit of a challenge. Thankfully there are a few different shuttling options that make it easier. Unfortunately, they are operated by five different entities making it extremely confusing. Here,[…]

Blakiston Falls & Snowshoe Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

The Blakiston Falls Trail starts right at the end of the Red Rock Parkway where there are bridges and interpretive signs for the three creeks that come together as one. A short walk up Blakiston Creek brings you to the lovely Blakiston Falls where there are two different vantage points. Beyond that, the trails meanders[…]

Blakiston Creek Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

The Blakiston Creek Trail trailhead in Waterton Lakes National Park, is right before the bridge over Blakiston Creek as you make your way to the Crandell Lake trailhead. This trail follows Blakiston Creek on the north side between the creek and the Red Rock Parkway. It starts out in fairly dense foliage, then comes out[…]

Akamina Lake – Waterton Lakes National Park

Akamina Lake trailhead is located off the parking lot at Cameron Lake in Waterton Lakes National Park. This short .3 mile hike is level and easy for the entire family. It wanders through the forest and pops out into the quaint Akamina Lake that has a little viewing platform. This lake looks like it would[…]

Cameron Creek Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

Paralleling the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park is a trail that follows Cameron Creek. This trail is primarily used as a ski trail in the winter, with the first half being a trail in the trees that follows Cameron Creek that runs from right around the Rowe Lakes trailhead and extending to the[…]