Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on April 22, 2015, at 12:00PM

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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
 

Apgar Lookout Trail, last 75 ft due to hazardous conditions.
Running Eagle Falls Trail - bear den near trail

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


Area Closures
 

The Sherbern boat launch - due to flooding.
Grinnell Glacier picinic area - construction.

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Head of Lake McDonald - annual bald eagle closure.


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

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Road Closures
 

On the west side the Going to the Sun Road is closed at Lake McDonald Lodge.
Hiker/Biker is to Packer's Roost approximately 12 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 Chief Mountain Road
The Many Glacier Road - leading to the lodge is still closed.
The Cut Bank Road
The Inside North Fork Road - between Polbridge and Fish Creek
The Kintla Lake Road is closed at Doverspike
The Bowman Lake Road
Highway 49, Looking Glass Pass is closed for the season

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low