Road trip to Great Basin National Park and Glacier National Park. Covered just over 3,000 miles in a week. And unfortunately since I couldn’t walk due to my sprained ankle hiking was essentially from the car to the tent or a chair.
Nice thing about both of these parks is that they were very quiet compared to Yellowstone and Yosemite, which made the climate a lot more relaxing. Given we were so far north the sun didn’t set until about 10PM which was awesome. The weather was also very nice, there was rain in the forecast but it never came and temps were around 70-80 during the day and upper 60s at night.
There was free wifi at St. Marys visitor center and good Verizon reception there; but not for AT&T. Looking back, we were planning to do 3 nights at Glacier, but when you can’t walk the activities are pretty limited so we decided to leave after two. On the way out we wanted to get Huckleberry pie from the Huckleberry Patch, was just okay, I think they used canned berries since it was a little early in the season. I would say of all the parks I’ve been to (mostly Westcoast) Glacier and Great Basin are easily my favorites and would highly recommend visiting if you haven’t already.
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