The Road Less Traveled

By | May 13, 2017

The Inside North Fork Road, taken in 1924 by park superintendent C.J. Kraebel. Courtesy Glacier National Park

The Daily Inter Lake says…

As winter releases its grip on the alpine stretches of Glacier National Park’s famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, another lesser-known lowland route offers hiking and cycling opportunities for springtime explorers, as well as a backstory that’s rich in history.

Paralleling the Camas Road is the often-bypassed Inside North Fork Road, a rugged route that extends from Apgar to Polebridge and nearly to the Canadian border. Built in 1901 and standing out as the oldest road in the park, the Inside Road bumps and bends through historic burn areas, wetlands and aspen groves to Logging, Bowman and, finally, Kintla lakes.

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