Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on April 19, 2017, at 8:05AM

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


Area Closures
 

The Belton Hills - winter ungulate closure
Apgar Mountains - winter ungulate closure
North Fork winter range - winter ungulate closure
Shoreline at head of Lake McDonald, from east of Lake McDonald lodge to south of Lake McDonald
Ranger Station - seasonal eagle closure

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Backcountry Campground Closures
 

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Road Closures
 

The Inside North Fork Road, at the Polebridge Ranger Station main gate and Fish Creek - weather

The Cut Bank Road, at the Park boundary - seasonal closure.

The Going to the Sun road is closed between Lake McDonald Lodge and the Mile 1/2 Gate - seasonal
closure. One the west side, hiker/biker access is to the Logan Pit,
approximately 10 miles past the vehicle closure, while the road crew is working. The east side does
not have hiker/biker restrictions, though visitors must follow signage guiding them around the St Mary
Entrance Station construction.

The Two Medicine Road, at the Park boundary - seasonal closure. Due to current road plowing
operations, the hiker/biker closure is at Running Eagle Falls

The Chief Mountain Road, at the Park boundary - seasonal closure

The Quarter Circle Bridge Road - weather

The Bowman Lake Road - seasonal closure

The Kintla Road - seasonal closure

The Many Glacier Road - seasonal closure, hiker/biker access is to the Hotel T due to construction.

The Grist Road - seasonal closure

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low