Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on July 30, 2015, at 12:48AM

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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

Red Eagle Trail to Virginia Falls and St Mary Falls trailhead - wildland fire
Gunsight Pass Trail, from both Jackson Glacier Overlook trailhead and Baring Creek trailhead
to Gunsight Pass - wildland fire
Siyeh Pass Trail from Siyeh Bend to Sun Rift Gorge - wildland fire
Piegan Pass Trail from Siyeh Bend to Piegan Pass - wildland fire
Otokomi Trail - wildland fire

yellowspacer Trail Postings

Numa Lookout Trail - bear frequenting
South Shore Trail TM Lake-bear frequenting
HIdden Lake Trail, from overlook to the lake - bear frequenting

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

Area Closures

yellowspacer Area Postings

Rising Sun Boat dock to Rising Sun picinic area - trail is posted for bear frequenting

Backcountry Campground Closures

Otokomi CG - Reynolds fire
Reyonlds CG - Reynolds fire
Gunsight CG - Reynolds fire

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings

Fifty Mountain CG - bear frequenting

Road Closures

The Going to the Sun Road is open to Logan Pass on the West Side, however visitors may be
turned around at either Big Bend or Avalanche due to congestion. The road is still closed at the St
Mary Visitor Center on the East Side due to a wildland fire.

The Inside North Fork Road is closed between Camas Creek and Logging Creek.

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

Today's Fire Danger Rating


Very High