One Natural Wonder in Montana You Need To See Before It’s Gone
Montana is full of natural wonders, and a few of them are disappearing and will soon be gone forever. There are a few places in the state that need to be on your bucket list, and this is definitely one of them.
Throughout Montana, you can find evidence of life from millions of years ago, Several dinosaur fossils that are now on display in museums across America were found in Montana. The Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman is a great place to learn about the different species of dinosaurs that once roamed our great state.
Business Insider recently released a list of 5 natural wonders in the U.S. that you need to see before they're gone, and one of them is in Montana. That's right, one of Montana's iconic natural wonders is disappearing right before our eyes. Montana is one of the few states in America where you can see glaciers. Based on aerial footage from 2015, there are only 26 glaciers that remain in Glacier National Park. In the mid-1800s, there were 80 known glaciers in the park, according to the National Park Service.
The remaining glaciers in GNP are shrinking rapidly and could be gone completely in the near future.
The National Park Service says efforts to slow global warming may not be enough to save Glacier National Park's glaciers, but it's unclear exactly how much time they have left.
Jackson Glacier is visible from Going-To-The-Sun Road in GNP, and most of the glaciers in the park are in danger due to rising temperatures and climate change. If you've never seen a real glacier, a trip to Glacier National Park should definitely be on your Montana bucket list.