The Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research
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This report brings together many studies and articles written over the years about people and places in and around the Flathead Valley area of Montana. The report was written for the National Parks Conservation Association for use in their report, "Gateway to Glacier, the Emerging Economy of Flathead County." The NPCA report can accessed at
Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley area, National Parks Conservation Association, gateway communities, visitation growth, population growth
Nickerson, Norma P., "What the People Think: Glacier National Park and Vicinity" (2003). Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications. 265.