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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA

Birding In and Around Glacier National Park

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Program #21680ENZ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Glacier National Park comprises more than 1 million acres of bountiful, beautiful nature, from coniferous forests to endless meadows to the slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Encounter some of the rare and unusual bird species that thrive in and around the park on an adventure led by expert birders with intimate knowledge of the area’s well-trodden trails and off-the-beaten-path locales. Catch glimpses of mountain goats and grizzly bears as you hike through the wilderness and into the habitats of both Eastern and Western Watershed bird species, and share in the knowledge of your expert hike leaders about the intricate ecology of these pristine natural areas.


Highlights

• Benefit from the instruction of one of the top birding experts in the region, who provides the special knowledge needed to find Glacier’s rarest and most unusual species.
• Expand your life list on hikes that allow for rare sightings like Harlequin Duck, Northern Hawk-Owl, Black Swift, Great Gray Owl, Black-backed and Three-toed Woodpecker, Water Ouzel and White-tailed Ptarmigan.
• Touch the Continental Divide on a journey along the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road, bringing you above the tree line and into contact with Alpine species and birds from both sides of the watershed.

Program Notes

We are sorry, Road Scholar is unable to offer roommate matching services on this program.
So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles on moderate terrain with elevation gains of 500-700 feet.

Coordinated by Black Hills Educational Institute.


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Jun 28 — Jul 4, 2015 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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