At a Glance
In 1910, President William H. Taft signed a bill that established the country’s 10th national park — Glacier. Experience one of America’s greatest treasures without leaving your home during this expert-led, online learning adventure that is live from the heart of Glacier National Park. Learn how this landscape was formed through the glacial sculpting of the ice ages and how climate change has affected the park’s few remaining glaciers. Take a virtual field trip along the 51-mile Going-to-the-Sun Road to view some of the park’s most magnificent scenery and learn about ecology and geological features along the way. Take in lectures on the flora of the park that ranges from towering Western Red Cedar trees to glacier lilies, as well as the wildlife that ranges from insects and birds to the majestic Grizzly bear. Throughout your online journey, share your enthusiasm for these natural wonders with your fellow Road Scholars as you continue to learn about the ecology and biodiversity of this treasured American park.