Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on August 23, 2016, at 1:43PM

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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, trailhead to Iceberg lake and to the Ptarmigan Tunnel-bear frequenting
Highline Trail from Granite Park Chalet to Logan Pass -bear and carcass
Hidden Lake Trail from the overlook to the lake including Clement's Climbing Route-bear frequenting

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Granite Park Trail, from the Loop to Granite Park Chalet - bear frequenting
Gunsite Trail is posted from the overlook to the campground-bear frequenting
Grinnell Glacier Trail - bear frequenting

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

Area Closures

Logan Pass Meadow - emerging alpine vegetation

yellowspacer Area Postings

Many Glacier Campground - bear frequenting
Bowman Lake Campground - bear frequenting
Logging Creek Campground and Ranger Station - bear frequenting
Rising Sun Campground, Concession, Boat Launch & Picnic areas - bear frequenting

Backcountry Campground Closures

Upper Nyack - due to last years fire. Will be closed all summer

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings

Road Closures

The Inside North Fork Road is closed between Camas Creek and Logging Creek due to road conditions.

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

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