Glacier National Park

    Day 1

    Day 1 - September 7, 2005 - Monument, CO to Billings, MT

    After our alarm went off at six o'clock, we were packed and ready to go by 7:15 a.m. It was 50° when we left Monument. We hit the commuter traffic going to Denver so we took the E-470...

    Day 2

    Day 2 - September 8, 2005 - Billings, MT to Whitefish, MT

    We woke up early and got packed and ready for the road. We were able to have our complementary breakfast in the hotel dining room along with several coaches and football players from the Chadron State football team...

    Day 3

    Day 3 - 09/09/06 - September 9, 2006 Whitefish, MT and Glacier National Park

    The sun comes up late in this corner of Montana. We were up and ready to go at eight o'clock. We packed the car and then went into the dining room for breakfast. Gennie battled with...

    Day 4

    Day 4 - September 10, 2005 - Whitefish, MT to Lethbridge, Alberta

    We woke about at about 6:30 and decided to get an early start for the day. We had a chilly morning as it was 42° as we packed the car. We had an excellent express breakfast at the...

    Day 5

    Day 5 - September 11, 2006 - Lethbridge, Alberta & Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

    We woke up to a sunny day in Lethbridge. We are staying here a second night so we had the luxury of a leisurely breakfast and we did not have to pack the car this morning....

    Day 6

    Day 6 - September 12, 2006 - Lethbridge, Alberta to Billings, MT

    We were up at 6:45, showered, packed, had our little breakfast, checked out, and were on the road by eight o'clock. The skies were clear and it was 57°. We left Lethbridge on Canadian Highway 4 heading south...

    Day 7

    Day 7 - September 13, 2006 - Billings, MT to Monument, CO

    Our hotel neighbors were up and out at six o'clock, we heard them banging doors and bumping suitcases down the stairs. Travel Manners -- I wonder who teaches courtesy on the road?

    We had our little breakfast, packed,...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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