Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on August 21, 2017, at 8:36AM

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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
 

North Boundary Trail north of Goat Haunt - wildfire danger
Mackinaw Bay trail is closed due to Bear frequenting
Sperry Trail, from trailhead to Gunsight Pass, includes Snyder Lake and Mt. Brown trails - Fire danger
Snyder Ridge Trail- Fire danger
Lincoln Lake trail- fire danger

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Avalanche Lake Trail - bear frequenting
Medicine Grizzly Lake- bear frequenting
Triple Divide Pass trail from Pitamakan trail jct. to Triple Divide Pass- bear frequenting
Ptarmigan /Iceberg trail - bear frequenting
Apgar Bike Path from the Village to West Glacier (also trail is closed to pets ) - bear frequenting
North Shore of Lake Josephine, from the head of the lake to the head of Swiftcurrent Lake - bear
frequenting
Otokomi Trail - bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

Rising Sun Boat Dock to Picnic Area - bears

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Rising Sun Campground - bear frequenting
Bowman Lake Campground - mountain Lion and bear Frequenting
Apgar Campground and pathways b/w the Campground and Village – bear frequenting
Oberlin climbing access - Maintenance Construction


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Snyder Lake - wildland fire
Sperry - wildland fire
Lake Ellen Wilson - wildland fire
Lincoln Lake - wildland fire
Arrow Lake - wildland fire
Camas Lake - wildland fire

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Goat Haunt Shelters - bear frequenting


Road Closures
 

Inside North Fork road- Closed between Camas and logging

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Extreme