Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on May 23, 2019, at 7:36PM

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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 - Hazardous Conditions

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Avalanche 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.
The Belton Hills - seasonal ungulate closure
Apgar Mountains, west side between Big Creek and Dry Creek - seasonal ungulate closure
North Fork area, includes south of Logging Creek, north of Dutch Creek, east of North Fork River and
west of the Inside North Fork Road - seasonal ungulate closure

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The Going to the Sun Road, between Rising Sun and Siyeh Bend - bear frequenting.
The Going to the Sun Road is posted at the Avalanche Gate - bear frequenting.

Backcountry Campground Closures

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Road Closures

The Going to the Sun Road is closed on the west side at Avalanche and on the east side at
Rising Sun - Plowing
There is currently no hiker/biker access past the vehicle closure on the east side at Jackson Glacier
Overlook. The closure on the west side is at The Loop about 8 miles beyond the vehicle
closure at Avalanche. - Plowing
The Cut Bank Road - Winter weather conditions
The Inside North Fork Road, between Logging and Fish Creek - Winter weather and Road Damage.
The North McDonald Road is closed to foot, stock, bicycle, and vehicle traffic from the Upper
McDonald Creek Trailhead to the end of the road, 7 days a week - Construction.

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

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