Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on June 19, 2018, at 7:59PM

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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 - Hazardous conditions
The Waterton Lake shore trail, from Goat Haunt to Waterton - Hazardous conditions
Lincoln Creek - Carcass by the Lincoln Creek cabin
Harrison Lake - Carcass on the trail
Running Eagle Falls Trail - Flooding and hazardous condition.
Trail from Cataract Bridge to Grinnell Lake and continuing to the Feather Plume junction with Piegan
Pass Trail - Flooding
The Swiftcurrent nature trail from the boat dock at the head of Swiftcurrent Lake to Grinnell picnic area -
Bears and carcass on the trail.

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Iceberg Lake Trail - Bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

Sperry Chalet, area immediately surrounding the Chalet - Construction and hazardous conditions
Lower Howe Lake Trail to Howe Ridge Trail - Sensitive resource protection

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Going to the Sun Road from Lake McDonald Lodge east - Bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Snyder - Closed for the summer
Lincoln Lake - Closed for the summer

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 


Road Closures
 

Going to the Sun Road on the west side is at Avalanche. Hiker/biker access is to The Loop
approximately 8 miles past the vehicle closure - Plowing
Going to the Sun Road on the east side is at Jackson Glacier Overlook. Hiker/Biker is at Siyeh Bend
approximately 2.5 miles past the vehicle closure - Plowing
The Cut Bank Road, at the Ranger Station - Seasonal closure
Inside North Fork road, between Logging Creek and Camas Creek - Construction
Packer's Roost Road - Washout

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low