Browning to Canada

Rocky Mountains

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Browning Elevation (feet)

Canadian Border Elevation (feet)

The most northern section of US Route 89 runs close to the mountains and provides access to the east side of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park is connected to Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada. The two parks were designated as the first International Peace Park and are also a World Heritage Site. To visit Waterton Lakes, turn off US 89 on to the Chief Mountain International Highway and cross the Canadian border to the Waterton Lakes entrance station. Be sure to have a valid passport to enter Canada and return to the US.

Special Attractions

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park


Glacier National Park is the northern most park in US Route 89. Here at the narrowest point in the Rocky Mountains, ecosystems from the Pacific Northwest, the northern forests and the Great Plains converge to form a unique community of plants and animals found no where else in North America. In 1932 Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada were linked as the world’s first International Peace Park. The parks are renowned for their glacier-carved mountains and deep lakes.

Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park


Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada was established in 1895. To visit Waterton take the Chief Mountain International Highway and enjoy the spectacular view of Chief Mountain. The combined parks are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

View photo galleries of special attractions along US Route 89 between Browning and Canada…

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Towns, Cities and Reservations

Blackfeet Indian Reservation
Saint Mary

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Public Lands and Historic Places

Glacier National Park
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada



South Fork of Cut Bank Creek
North Fork of Cut Bank Creek
Milk River Ridge
Hudson Bay Divide
Saint Mary Lake

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