Glacier National Park fun facts
Established: Created as the seventh national park on May 11, 1910.
Other designations: Established as Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in 1932. Established as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1974. Established as Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park World Heritage Site in 1995.
Going-to-the-Sun Road: The 50-mile road was completed in 1932.
Acreage: 1,013,594 acres, 1,583 square miles. Pierce County is 1,806 square miles. The park is twice the size of Thurston County.
Highest point: Mount Cleveland at 10,448 feet.
Number of glaciers: 25 named glaciers
Largest glacier: Blackfoot Glacier at 0.7 square miles. The Emmons Glacier is the largest on Mount Rainier, covering 4.3 square miles.
Campgrounds: There are 13 front-country campgrounds with 1,004 campsites. There are 65 backcountry campgrounds with 208 sites.
Number of trails: 151 totaling 745.6 miles
Source: National Park Service