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claire_bluesky Sep 16th, 2007 10:51 AM

Glacier NP
There is an article about Glacier NP & Waterton Lakes NP in the Sept. Nat'l Geographic. If you don't subscribe, here is a link to the article:

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samejia Sep 16th, 2007 11:17 AM

My husband and I visited there about 5 years ago. It was beautiful! Coming from the east coast, I had never been to a National Park before.

sylvia3 Sep 16th, 2007 11:29 AM

"Coming from the east coast, I had never been to a National Park before."

There are 9 national parks in the east! Can't even count the monuments, etc.

karens Sep 16th, 2007 02:20 PM

Glacier is my favorite of all the national parks we've been to, and we've been to a lot out west.

Sylvia - I understand what samejia is saying. Yes, there are national parks out east, but I believe they are NOTHING like those out west.

samejia Sep 16th, 2007 03:18 PM

Let me clarify my statement. I've seen plenty of monuments and battlefields but nothing as impressive and majestic as what nature created at Glacier. The views were breathtaking. I guess I'm used to the manmade national parks.

claire_bluesky Sep 16th, 2007 03:29 PM

I know what you mean samejia, and I love Glacier too.

rmeyer Oct 2nd, 2007 08:59 AM

GNP is my favorite national park by far...and true...east coast doesn't compare to the west coast...just DIFFERENT. On the east coast, Smoky Mtn. National Park is beautiful and has tons of great hiking. Acadia NP is breathtaking as well.

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