Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on May 24, 2015, at 8:16AM

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Closures are trails or areas of the park that have been officially closed for resource or visitor protection.

Postings are trails or areas of the park that have been posted as a warning to visitors to be especially cautious. Postings typically are put in place to warn visitors of heightened safety concerns in the area, such as frequent bear or mountain lion sightings close to a trail. The areas remain open and visitors should proceed with caution.


Trail Closures
 

The foot of Upper Kintla Lake to Boulder Pass - due to mountain lion carcass on the trail.

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Information is also available on the Trail Status Reports Page of the park website.


Area Closures
 

The Sherburne boat launch - due to flooding.
Baring Cabin access road - bear management
Rising Sun Campground lower loop - bear management
Sherburne boat launch access road - bear management
Many Glacier horse corral access road - bear management

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

The entire Going to the Sun Road, on the SM side, behind the gate closure is posted for
bear frequenting.


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Upper Kintla cg - due to mountain lion carcass on the trail.

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Road Closures
 

On the west side the Going to the Sun Road is closed at Avalanche Creek.
Hiker/Biker is to Road Camp approximately 11 miles past the vehicle closure, while
the road crew is working.
On the east side the Going to the Sun Road is closed at the St Mary Visitor Center, there is
no Hiker/Biker access past the closure while the road crew is working due to construction.
The St Mary Campground can be accessed by foot via the footbridge adjacent to the Visitor
Center parking lot.
The Many Glacier Road is now open to Many Glacier Lodge.
The Cut Bank Road - open to the Ranger Station
The Inside North Fork Road - between Logging Cr and Fish Creek

Information is also available on the Road Status Page of the park website.


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low