Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on October 24, 2016, at 12:42PM

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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

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Granite Park Trail, from the Loop to Granite Park Chalet - bear frequenting
Grinnell Glacier Trail - bear frequenting
Highline Trail from Granite Park Chalet to Logan Pass - bear frequenting
Sperry Chalet to Gunsight Pass - bear frequenting
Siyeh Pass Trail, entire trail from Siyeh Bend to Sun Rift Gorge - bear frequenting
Numa Lookout Trail - bear frequenting
Hidden Lake 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

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Many Glacier Campground - bear frequenting
Rising Sun Campground, Concession, Boat Launch & Picnic areas - bear frequenting
St Mary Campground - bear frequenting

Backcountry Campground Closures

Lake Ellen Wilson - bear

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Road Closures

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

The Cut Bank Road is closed for the season at the park boundary.

The Going to the Sun road is closed between Avalanche and the Foot of St Mary Lake for the
season. On the east side, the road is currently closed at the Hudson Bay Road junction near the St
Mary Entrance. The 1913 Ranger Station is still accessible.

There are no hiker/biker restrictions on the east side, though visitors need to utilized the newly
reconstructed pathway between Divide Creek and the Visitor Center.

On the west side, hiker/biker access is to the Road Camp area, approximately 10.5 miles past the
vehicle closure while the road crew is working.

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

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