It was a cold and rainy day at Glacier National Park today. In other words, it was a perfect day to knock off early and hit one of the roadside juke joints that are found along Route 2 close to the western entrance to the Park.
We chose a honky tonk called Packer’s Roost that turned out to be a good spot. The bartender was friendly, the jukebox was playing some good tunes, the lighting was dim, and the prices were right. We learned that the bar is a hangout for annual visitors to the Park, who commemorate their visits by marking, dating and coloring dollar bills and nailing them to the walls and ceiling. It added a certain element of rustic charm.
I had a draft beer called Moose Drool that was pretty good and ice cold, by the way.