Glacier Park Lodge was built in 1913 by the Great Northern Railway. It is nestled in East Glacier at the foot of Dancing Lady Mountain. This is where we stayed during our trip.
1 Door describing when the lodge was constructed and by whom.
2 A view of the lodge.
3 View of the grounds.
4 The driveway to the lobby and reception area.
5 Inside the lodge. The immense timbers which support the lodge were probably about 800 years old when they were cut and all of them still retain their bark. There are sixty of them, 36 to 42 inches in diameter and 40 feet long, each weighing about 15 tons.
6 Huge table made from a Douglas fir.
7 The great fireplace.
8 Walkway to the rooms.
9 View of the lobby from the second floor.
10 Along with a regular nine-hole golf course, the lodge has a nine-hole pitch and putt golf course which can be seen in this photo.
11 They did a good job with the flowers.
12 Dancing Lady Mountain.
13 The lodge.
14 Section of the lodge where we stayed.
15 View from the lobby area towards the train station.
16 These vintage motor coaches, built by the White Motor Company, travel over the Going-to-the-Sun Road and link all of the hotels and inns within the park. These bright red coaches have roll-back canvas tops which allow for spectacular views. They were converted to run on propane by Ford Motor Company to be more environmentally friendly.
17 Red Bus leaving the hotel having dropped off sight seeing guests.