Glacier National Park (British Columbia)

Glacier National Park is in Columbia-Rockies region of Canada.

Understand

Climate

The park lays in the Interior Wetbelt region of British Columbia which makes for large amounts of precipitation. Mean annual precipitation is 1278mm (50in) at lower elevations and 1995mm (79in) in the subalpine zone. Rogers Pass can see up to an incredible 17 metres of snow each year.

Get in

About the only way into the park is on the Trans-Canada highway 1, which bisects the park. Calgary is about four hours east, and Kamloops is about three hours west.

See

Stay safe

Because of the huge amounts of snow, there is a near constant avalanche danger during winter months. There is an online avalanche bulletin available.

Go next

Routes through Glacier National Park

Kamloops Revelstoke  W  E  Golden Banff


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