Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on May 22, 2017, at 5:51PM

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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
 

Swift Current Nature Trail is closed from the hotel T intersection to the headed of the lake along the
north and west trail.

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

All trails to St Mary Falls starting at the Going to the Sun Road - bear frequenting
The Avalanche Lake Trail, from the TH to the head of the lake - bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

Packer' Roost, including the road - bear trapping operation
Moose Country spur road - bear trapping operation
Lake McDonald Ranger Station horse corral - bear trapping operation
Old Camas Range - bear trapping operation
Rubideau Springs spur road, off of Quarter Circle Bridge Road - bear trapping operation

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Sun Point area - bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 


Road Closures
 

The Inside North Fork Road is closed between Logging Creek and Camas Creek

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

The Going to the Sun road is closed between Avalanche and Jackson Glacier Overlook- seasonal
closure. On the west side, hiker/biker access is to the Loop, approximately 9 miles past the vehicle
closure, while the road crew is working. On the east side, hiker/biker access is at the
discretion of the road crew when they are working, and may change daily.

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low