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A tour of America's national parks

By: Catie Leary on Dec. 18, 2009, 10:53 a.m.
Sunset at Glacier National Park

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Glacier National Park

The million-plus acres that comprise this famous Montana park contain more than 1,500 miles of stream, six mountain peaks taller than 10,000 feet, 25 named glaciers and more than 745 miles of hiking trails from which to explore it all.

In addition to the stunning geography, Glacier National Park boasts amazing wildlife, including elk, bighorn sheep and grizzly bears.