Books about Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park has several hundred fishing spots, more than 800 miles of trails and countless other scenic sights and activities within the parks boundaries. For this reason, unless all you want to do is to drive the popular and scenic Going to the Sun Road, you'll want a guidebook of some kind.

If you plan on going fishing - get a fishing guidebook so you don't end up fishing in one of the many "fishless" lakes in Glacier. If you plan on hiking, absolutely, positively get a hiking guidebook so you don't find yourself on a trail that far exceeds you physical abilities. And yet other books are available that cover other areas of interest.

Glacier National Park Guidebooks

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Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks : Snowy peaks, serene lakes, abundant wildlife, and starry night skies astound visitors to Banff, Jasper and Glacier - the national parks of the Rocky Mountains. Whether you want to sun yourself by Lake Louise or touch the clouds on the Skyline Trail, gear up with this top-selling guide to these North American treasures.    
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Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes : Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is home to a vast network of hiking trails. But if you're only going to be in Glacier and Waterton national parks for a day or two, have time for only one or two short hikes, and you're looking for trails that are not too physically demanding, which trails should you choose? This book answers that question. Best Easy Day Hikes Glacier & Waterton Lakes contains short descriptions and maps of the author's favorite easy day hikes in Glacier and Waterton.    
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Best of Glacier National Park : A detailed guide to the best of all that Glacier has to offer. From the best photography spots to the greatest day hikes and best wildflower meadows, this book contains all the don't-miss features of Glacier National Park (and Waterton too!). The perfect size to slip into a daypack, don't visit Glacier without it.    
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Climber's Guide to Glacier National Park : As a classic of mountaineering literature, this latest edition offers inspiring full-color photographs, new route information, improved maps and route sketches, and a freshly updated history of climbing in the park. This superb guide is essential reading for all those eager to explore Glacier's spectacular peaks.    
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Explore! Glacier National Park and Montana's Flathead Valley : A comprehensive guide to exploring the many outdoor recreation opportunities in and around Glacier National Park and Montana's Flathead Valley with an emphasis on natural history and geology.    
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Fishing Glacier National Park, 2nd : Glacier National Park is known as a destination for hikers, but now anglers can experience good fishing along with incomparable scenery with this comprehensive guide to the park's lakes and streams. With 66 fishing trips listed from Waterton Lake on the Canadian border, to the Flathead River, to Triple Divide Peak, there is something for all anglers.    
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Glacier & Waterton Lakes National Park Trail Map : Glacier National Park includes the entire national park area, with detailed trails, and topographic information. Includes the Lewis and Clark Range, Many Glacier, Lake McDonald, Great Bear Wilderness, Flathead National Forest, Columbia Falls, Horse Reservoir, St. Mary Lake, and much more. Includes UTM grids for use with your GPS unit.    
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Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks Exploring Map Guide : Full-color folded topographic map guide of Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks.    
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Glacier Day Hikes : This excellent guide describes 34 hikes (ranging in length from an hour to a day), from easy to difficult, in Glacier National Park, known as "the hiker's park." Each hike includes detailed trail information, text explanation of what you are seeing along the route and how it came to be (both natural and manmade objects), a custom-drawn map, and a color photograph. A great way to get the most from a visit to Glacier National Park!    
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Glacier National Park, The First 100 Years : Visit the land before it was a park, when the Blackfeet, Kootenai, Gros Ventre, Assiniboine, and Bitterroot Salish tribes called the Crown of the Continent home. Experience this place when the Blackfeet first acquired horses and guarded the passes and hunting grounds from rival tribes. See the land as the Kootenai did when they held their spiritual ceremonies at the foot of today's Lake McDonald.    
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Going-to-the-Sun Road: Glacier National Park's Highway to the Sky : Traveling Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road is an experience like no other. Laborers toiled for nearly 20 years to complete the 50-mile road that winds an impossible route through the heart of Glacier. One of the most scenic highways in the world, this marvel of engineering set the standard for all national parks. C. W. Guthrie tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of the epic Going-to-the-Sun Road. Includes more than 60 black-and-white historic and color photographs, maps.    
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Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks, 3rd ed. : Completely revised and updated, this guide features more than 850 miles of trails for discovering Glacier and Waterton Lakes. It also includes every trail in both parks and takes hikers to glistening glaciers, scenic lookouts, peaceful lakes, and remote wilderness using easy-to-follow instructions and maps.    
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Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park: Including the Flathead Valley : This guide explores everything to see and do in Montana's Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley. Readers will find insider information about such things as restaurant listings, accommodations, recreation, and relocation.    
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Many Glacier Trail Map by Trails Illustrated : This detailed topographic recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service roads, and points-of-interests, for the Many Glacier section of the park. Two additional maps for the North Fork and the Two Medicine regions of the park along with a comprehensive Glacier National Park Trails Illustrated map are also available.    
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Moon Guide to Glacier National Park : Written by a local hiking guide whose love affair with the park spans decades, Moon Glacier National Park uncovers the best ways to experience the rugged Crown of the Continent. You'll find where to smother your taste buds with huckleberry pie, where to spot a glacier, where to spy grizzly bears, where to swim with icebergs, and where to run your fingers over some of North America's oldest rock formations.    
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The Photographers Guide to Glacier National Park : Detailed directions to the best photo opportunities in the region, by an experienced, world-class free-lance photographer. Montana native Gordon Sullivan will take you to postcard-perfect venues in what is arguably America's most photogenic national park. Sullivan is the photographer/author of calendars and coffee table books about Glacier, and here he shares his secrets and favorite little-known locales where he captures its beauty    
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Top Trails Glacier National Park : Written by local author Jean Arthur, Top Trails: Glacier National Park leads visitors to secluded trails and unique settings while providing details of current and past human activity, wildlife movement, and geologic changes that altered the landscape and created America's tenth national park. The unique approach of Top Trails: Glacier National Park reveals the best trails that wind alongside sensitive meadows and climb above crystalline lakes and leads hikers to backcountry respites unique to Glacier.    
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Two Medicine Trail Map by Trails Illustrated : This detailed topographic recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service roads, and points-of-interests, for the Two Medicine section of the park. Two additional maps for the North Fork and the Many Glacier regions of the park along with a comprehensive Glacier National Park Trails Illustrated map are also available.    
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