Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on July 21, 2014, at 4:50PM

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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
 

Iceberg/Ptarmigan trail is closed to STOCK USE due to hazardous conditions.
Hidden Lake Trail is closed from the overlook to the lake due to bears frequenting, bears
are feeding on spawning trout at the outlet of Hidden Lake.
The North Shore Trail is closed from the Pitamakan Pass Trail Junction near the auto campground
trailhead to the Dawson Pass Trail Junction due to bear frequenting. Access to Pitamakan Pass is
open and access to Dawson Pass is open via the South Shore Trail or the head of Two Medicine
Lake.

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Cutbank Valley Trail has been posted due to bear frequenting, from trailhead to Morning
Star CG.
Sperry Trail from Crystal Ford to Chalet posted for bear frequenting
Goat Haunt Overlook Trail posted for bear frequenting
Sunrift Gorge and St. Mary Falls Trail posted for bears frequenting
Ptarmigan/Iceburg Trail posted for bear frequenting, from trailhead to jct. above Ptarmigan Falls

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 picnic area posted for bear frequenting.


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 


Road Closures
 

The Inside North Fork Road - between Logging Creek Trailhead and Camas Creek.
Sherburne boat launch access is closed to vehicles due to high water. It is open for visitors
to hand carry their boats.

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Moderate