This is on the west side of the park. It's along The Trail of the Cedars. The soil is shallow, so the plants there are adapted to the conditions. The problem with shallow roots is obvious in this photo.
Glacier National Park September 30th 2007 This is a great park with different personalities on the east and west sides. It is 1,600 square miles and was created in 1910. We spent 5 days exploring the park and could have spent many more. We began on the west side of the park at the Apgar Campground on Lake McDonald. The fall colors were beautiful with the yellows and gold against the dark green evergreens. The campgrounds were closing down ... read more