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The Tracker

Glacier National Park

Total visitors in 2013, marking the park’s fourth-busiest year on record, despite a two-week government shutdown in October. It’s Montana’s most-visited attraction.

24

Documented fish species, including seven non-native.

36

68

Documented mammal species found inside the park.

Unnamed lakes inside the park; there are 762 lakes total. Cathrine L. Walters

48.7

120

Distance, in miles, of the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Estimated minutes it takes to travel the entire stretch of Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Named glaciers inside Glacier National Park, all of which are shrinking. For more on how the park is responding to this and other challenges, check out Superintendent Jeff Mow’s essay in The Crux (page 62).

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10,448 Height, in feet, of Mount Cleveland, the park’s tallest peak.

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631 Motion pictures filmed inside the park, including The Shining, Forrest Gump and The Thing from Another World.

HEAD LINES

2,190,375

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