The “Big Tree Lodge”

I love visiting national park lodges and admiring their architecture. And the striking Glacier Park Hotel located on the Blackfeet Reservation in East Glacier, Montana has got to be one of my favorites. The Blackfeet named it “Omahykoyis” or “Big Tree Lodge”. It was built almost a century ago when the Great Northern Railway purchased […]

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Glacier National Park – See the Sights Before the Sun Sets

“Far away in northwestern Montana, hidden from view by clustering mountain peaks, lies an unmapped corner – the Crown of the Continent.” –George Bird Grinnell, “Father” of Glacier National Park. One of the wonderful things about living in Kalispell, Montana is its proximity to Glacier National Park. We can get ready, leave in mid-afternoon, see […]

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