America’s Best Idea Just Got Better

In our current political climate we continue to applaud those who stand up to for science, nature and culture. It’s been particularly heartening to watch the steward’s of our national parks create a virtual protective shield around the vision they’re charged to protect.

My personal standing ovation goes to the partially anonymous park ranger who spends his spare time creating downloadable maps of all our country’s national parks, by state, from A to Z. (F, Q, U and X seem to be the only letters missing…) In addition to maps, site visitors find all sorts of experiential tips to prepare for safe exploration.

Glacier Maps

If you’re looking for a Glacier map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 28 free Glacier National Park maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) Here you’ll find a bunch of trail maps, along with other maps such as campgrounds and the shuttle bus. You can also browse the best-selling Glacier maps and guidebooks on Amazon.

Glacier map from the park brochure

This is the official Glacier National Park map from the park brochure. It also shows Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park. Click the image to view a full size JPG (2.1 mb) or download the PDF (4.3 mb).

The full park map is also available as a high-quality art poster print from the NPMaps Glacier store.

Glacier trail maps

If you want a single trail map that covers the entire park, the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map is probably your top choice. This is the best map for showing all of Glacier’s trails, though it doesn’t have mileages (so download the free backcountry trail map in the section below). If you’re just going to stick to the busiest trails, you can probably forego this map and use the free ones listed next.

The following four Glacier maps are NPMaps.com exclusives; they have never before appeared anywhere on the web nor on any nps.gov website. I’m particularly fond of these maps since they show trail distances, campsites, and points of interest. Enjoy!

NPMaps.com is an independent website and is not affiliated with the National Park Service. This is just a one-man project that gets worked on whenever said guy actually has some free time. It’s hard work! © 2013-2017 National Park Maps

Keep clicking on the site for more map fun.

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