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Glacier National Park Video Series

Explore each of the varied areas that make up the world's first International Peace Park through our seven-part video series. Each downloadable segment will guide visitors through the best areas to explore and reveal a little local knowledge. A downloadable map is available to accompany the videos.

    Video series

    West Glacier to Logan Pass Part 1

    Logan Pass to Saint Mary Part 2

    Many Glacier Area Part 3

    Two Medicine Lake Area Part 4

    The Symbolic Red Buses Part 5

    Going-to-the-Sun Road Part 6

    Native Blackfeet Culture Part 7

Download video PART 6    


Anyone who has traveled a significant stretch of the Going-to-the-Sun Road is struck by the sheer marvel of engineering that made it possible. The annual spring plowing of this alpine tightrope is as remarkable a confrontation with natural elements as you’ll find anywhere.

Extra Insight

The opening credits of the 1980 Stanley Kubrick film, The Shining, begin with Jack Torrance driving his Volkswagen up the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Other Going-to-the-Sun Road film appearances include a portion of the running across America scenes from Forrest Gump.

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