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West Glacier Essential Info


West Glacier is a town located at the western entrance to Glacier National Park in Northwestern Montana.

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  1. The town of Belton was renamed "West Glacier" in 1949.
  2. West Glacier is the western entrance to Glacier National Park which was established in 1910.
  3. There are more than 350 structures including chalets, hotels, visitor centers, barracks, and more within the boundaries of Glacier National Park that appear on the National Register of Historic Places.
  4. The largest glacier in the park is called Blackfoot Glacier; which measures approximately 7 square miles.
  5. The highest mountain in Glacier National Park is called Mount Cleveland, which measures 10,448 feet in height.

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