Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on August 27, 2015, at 12:09AM

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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
 

Fielding Coal Creek Trail-Thompson Fire
Elk Mountain Overlook Trail- Thompson Fire
Scalplock Lookout Trail -Thompson Fire
Ole Creek Trail from Fielding Trailhead to south of Ole Lake - Thompson Fire
Park Creek Trail from Walton Trailhead to south of Upper Park BC Campground - Thompson Fire
St Mary Lake Trail from Red Eagle Trail to Virginia Falls and St Mary Falls trailhead – Reynolds fire
Siyeh Pass Trail from Siyeh Pass to Sun Rift Gorge - Reynolds fire
Otokomi Trail - Reynolds fire
Cole Creek Trail - Thompson fire
Nyack Creek Trail - Thompson fire
Cutbank Pass Trail - Thompson fire
Park Creek to Coal Creek cutoff trail – Thompson fire
Dry Fork Trail, from Pitamaken Pass to Two Medicine Campground trailhead and Two
Medicine Entrance trailhead - Thompson fire
Morning Star Trail, from Cutbank Auto Campground to Pitamaken Pass - Thompson fire
Atlantic Creek Trail from Cutbank Auto Campground to Triple Divide Pass - Thompson fire
Medicine Grizzly Lake Trail - Thompson fire
Dawson Pass Trail/North Shore of Two Med Lake - Thompson Fire
Upper Two Medicine Lake Trail – Thompson Fire

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Waterton River-bear frequenting
Numa Lookout Trail - bear frequenting
Hidden Lake Trail, from overlook to the lake - bear frequenting
Highline Trail - bear frequenting
Sperry Trail from Crystal Ford to Gunsight Pass - bear frequenting
Cracker Lake Trail - bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

Rising Sun Campground - Reynolds Fire
Cut Bank Campground - Thompson Fire
Goat Lick parking and rest area - Thompson Fire

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Goat Haunt Developed Area-bear frequenting
St Mary Campground - bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Otokomi CG - Reynolds fire
Reyonlds CG - Reynolds fire
Lower Nyack CG - Thompson fire
Upper Nyack CG - Thompson fire
Beaver Woman Lake CG - Thompson fire
Nyack/Coal Creek camping zone - Thompson fire
Coal Creek CG - Thompson fire
Atlantic Creek CG - Thompson fire
Morning Star CG - Thompson fire
Oldman Lake CG - Thompson fire
No Name CG - Thompson fire
Upper Two Medicine Lake CG -Thompson fire
Lower Park Creek-Thompson Fire
Lower Ole Creek-Thompson Fire

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Fifty Mountain CG - bear frequenting
Goat Haunt Developed Area - bear frequenting
Waterton River CG - bear frequenting


Road Closures
 

The Cutbank Road at the Park boundary - Thompson fire
The Inside North Fork Road is closed between Camas Creek and Logging Creek.
Road construction continues on the East Side of Logan Pass on Going to the Sun Road. Visitors can
expect delays through the construction zones. There is also No Stopping in the fire zone from the
East side of Jackson Glacier Overlook to Rising Sun.

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Extreme