19946
Montana/Alberta
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.
Rating (4.85)
Program No. 19946RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,675
Getting There
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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
Active
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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Heidi Dettmering
Heidi Dettmering wears many hats, but they all involve the natural world. With a degree in natural resource conservation and management, she has worked many years as a veterinary technician and wildlife rehabilitation aide, and currently works as an agricultural research assistant. Since moving to Montana in 2002, she built an off-grid solar-powered home with her husband, and immediately started learning about the plants and animals in the region. When not hiking, skiing or boating, Heidi can be found working in her large garden.
Heidi Dettmering
Brian Peck
Marilyn Wood
Megan Chaisson
Jack Gladstone
Helen Pilling
Denny Olson
Dan'l Moore
Candi Naylor
Leila Robinson
Greg Fortin
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