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Rich scenery and rugged backpacking adventures found at the Two Medicine Encounter site. « Back to Search Results Featured Item!
Posted on: January 29, 2018
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Before Going-to-the-Sun Road was constructed, Two Medicine was a primary destination for travelers arriving by train. After spending a night at Glacier Park Lodge, visitors climbed on horseback to travel to Two Medicine for a night in one of several rustic chalets or canvas tipis built by the Great Northern Railway. From Two Medicine, a system of backcountry tent camps and chalets within the park allowed these adventurous visitors to live in Glacier's wild interior.

Today, Two Medicine has become a somewhat off-the-beaten-path discovery for most park visitors. Once discovered however it's easy to see why many people consider this their favorite part of Glacier National Park. Amazing vistas, extensive trails, crashing waterfalls, and sparkling lakes await. The history and adventure awaits your visit!


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Cut Bank is the county seat of Glacier County is located 30 miles south of the Canadian border. It's name comes from the cut bank geological feature, the outside bank of a water channel with is continually undergoing erosion. Cut Bank is also the setting of the new film Cut Bank which was actually shot in Canada.