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Glacier National Park

2,190,375

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

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

631

Unnamed lakes inside the park; there are 762 lakes total.

48.7

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

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25

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).

10,448

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

68

Documented mammal species found inside the park.

120

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

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