Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks
Discover historic National Park lodges and magnificent displays of nature as you enjoy an immersive educational experience in two of North America’s most magnificent national parks.
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Program No. 19946RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Explore two jewels of the "Crown of the Continent" — Glacier National Park in Montana and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. These magnificent parks combined in 1932 to create the world's first international peace park, bridging the United States and Canada with the beauty and serenity of the Rocky Mountains.
Activity Level
Hiking up to two miles on varied terrain. Optional hike of four miles. Stairs; get on/of coach, vans and boat. Elevations of 4,900-7,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Immerse yourself in the history, beauty and untamed wilderness of this soaring wonderland through its historic lodges, amazing geological features and diverse flora and fauna.
  • Daily field trips showcase some of the most intact wildland on the entire continent.
  • Discover breathtaking views, rugged peaks, vast glacier-carved valleys and thundering cascades as you journey over the historic Going-to-the-Sun Road aboard an iconic Red Bus.
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Ashley Mason
Ashley started her career at the North Carolina School of the Art but transferred to Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina to receive her B.S. in Geology with a minor in field biology. Ashley then came to Montana to teach for the Glacier Institute and then completed graduate work at The University of Montana – Missoula in Environmental Studies. A veteran naturalist and conservation educator Ashley is a former Ranger Naturalist for Glacier National Park. In 2012 she was voted Audubon Educator of the year.
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Denny Olson
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Ashley Mason
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Leila Robinson
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Heidi Dettmering
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