Dubbed America’s largest celebration of outdoor heritage, National Park Week is April 15-23 with free admission to all national parks.
Glacier National Park is hosting a few events as part of the festivities. Superintendent Jeff Mow will give a community presentation about challenges and opportunities the park sees in the future at the heart of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem. The talk will take place at Flathead Valley Community College on Wednesday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Large Community Room, Arts & Technology Building, Room 139.
Glacier National Park Conservancy Director of Development Nikki Eisinger will share an overview of park projects supported by philanthropy and a look forward at priority projects proposed for the next several years.
On April 23, Glacier National Park invites community members to discover the healing power of nature by celebrating Park Prescription (Rx) Day. Glacier Park, in conjunction with the Summit Medical Fitness Center, will host several activities at the Lake McDonald Lodge Parking Area from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Rangers will be on site to offer free blood-pressure screenings and answer questions about the park. Fitness experts from the Summit will provide trekking poles to demo, an outdoor scavenger hunt activity with prizes, and free all-natural, organic energy bars made locally at Kalispell Regional Healthcare.