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DURATION: 7 days / 6 nights
TERRAIN: Rolling / Steep
Looking for a trip that get all your senses excited then look no further than these two parks straddling the US/Canada border. Feel the trail below your feet each day as we lace up our boots for daily hikes. Smell the wildflowers and taste some of the berries along the trails. Hear the glaciers calving and the waterfalls roaring as you take in the scenery that stretches farther than you can see. This trip combines many of the iconic trails of Glacier National Park with the shores of Waterton National Park finishing off with two fantastic days in the Canadian wilderness in Fernie, British Columbia.
St. Mary’s Lodge - 3 nights
Sitting on the banks of Divide Creek on the Eastern border of Glacier National Park the lodge offers sweeping views of the park. The lodge’s location between Two Medicine and Many Glacier at the end of the Going-to-the-Sun Road makes it ideal for our exploration of the park.
Waterton Lakes Lodge - 1 night
A short walk to the shores of Waterton Lake this lodge offers cozy rooms and suites featuring local artwork and mountain or valley views. After a few days of exploring the region relax at the indoor pool and whirlpool or stretch out your muscles at the fitness center.
Island Lake Lodge - 2 nights
Featured in National Geographic Traveler Magazine, this picturesque lodge sits in the mountains above the town of Fernie. With trails right from your room this lodge is the perfect base to explore the Canadian Rockies.
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Day 1 — Glacier National Park: Going-to-the-Sun Road
We start first thing this morning to spend as much time along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. With waterfalls, glacial lakes, wildlife, and iconic views around every corner there is no shortage of places we could stop along our drive today. We will stretch our legs at Logan Pass and possibly share lunch in the company some resident mountain goats before continuing to the St. Mary entrance of the park. Meals included: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 — Glacier National Park: Two Medicine
Often an overlooked region of Glacier, Two Medicine provides an opportunity to explore a quieter side of the park. We will have a scenic drive south before taking a boat across Two Medicine Lake to learn about the history behind each of the mountain peaks that surrounds us. Then we will make our way by foot along the shores of Two Medicine Lake visiting Twin Falls, Rockwell Falls, and Aster Falls. If we have time we will take a short walk to Running Eagle Falls before returning to St. Mary for the night. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 — Glacier National Park: Many Glacier
The hiking options are endless in the Many Glacier region of the park. After driving along the shores of Sherburne Lake we will get a sense of what will be the best activity for the weather. Some possible options include hikes to Redrock Falls, Iceberg Lake, or if conditions are good to Grinnell Glacier. After a full day of hiking enjoy a hearty dinner before resting up for the Canadian portion of your journey. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 — Waterton Lakes National Park
A scenic drive across the Canadian border awaits us this morning as we may our way to Waterton Lakes National Park. After lunch in town we will have multiple hiking options available along the Red Rock and Akamina Parkways to get a closer look at all this park has to offer. This evening we will enjoy a scenic dinner along the shores of Waterton Lake.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5 — Waterton Lakes and Fernie, BC
This morning we take a cruise across Waterton Lake, once again crossing the international border and having a bit of time to explore at the Goat Haunt Ranger Station. After lunch we will continue our Canadian exploration by heading Northwest to Fernie and the iconic Island Lake Lodge. This backcountry wilderness lodge offers the chance to relax and enjoy views of the Canadian Rockies all around you. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 — Island Lake Lodge
Over 7,000 acres of Canadian wilderness awaits our exploration today. We can choose to walk on one of the trails that pass through old growth forest around the lake or for those looking for a full day excursion we can hike up to one of the peaks above the lodge. For an additional cost you can even try your hand at fly-fishing. We will gather together this evening for a farewell dinner and a toast to a week full of adventure. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 7 — Departures Home
We head back across the border for departures from the Glacier airport or if you prefer you can extend your stay and explore even more of the region. Meals included: Breakfast
Public Dates and Availability
July 22 - 28
July 28 - August 3
July 21 - 27
July 29 - August 4
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