Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on September 23, 2018, at 5:02PM

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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 - Fire activity
Snyder Lake Trail - Fire activity and grizzly bear displacement due to Sperry Chalet construction
Lincoln Lake Trail, from the junction with the Snyder Ridge Trail to Lincoln Lake - Fire activity and
grizzly bear displacement due to Sperry Chalet construction
Trout Lake Trail, from both the North McDonald Road and the Camas trailhead on the Inside North Fork
Road - Fire activity
Howe Lake and Ridge Trails - Fire activity
McDonald Lake Trail, including Rocky Point - Fire activity
Dutch Lake Trail - Fire activity
Johns Lake trail - fire activity
McDonald Creek trail - fire activity
Grinnell Glacier Trail - last 1/2 mile to over look - carcass

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Two Medicine N. Shore Trail 3.3 miles to S. Shore Trail Jct. - Bear frequenting.
Highline Trail from Logan Pass to Granite Park - Bear frequenting
Hidden Lake Trail, from the trailhead to the overlook - Bear frequenting
Pitamakan Pass Trail from Dry Fork junction to Old Man Campground junction - Bear frequenting
Trail from Rising Sun Picnic Area to the boat launch--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.
Mt Altyn & Henkel - Seasonal Bear activity.
Avalanche Campground - Fire activity
Sprague Creek Campground - Fire activity
Fish Creek Campground - Fire activity

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Many Glacier Campground - Bear frequenting
St Mary Campground - Bear frequenting
St Mary Campground - restricted to hard sided camping only for bear frequenting
Rising Sun Picnic Area--bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Snyder Lake - Closed for the summer
Lincoln Lake - Closed for the summer
Arrow Lake - Fire activity
Camas Lake - Fire activity
McDonald Lake - Fire activity

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Kintla Lake Head - Bear frequenting


Road Closures
 

The North Lake McDonald Road - Fire activity.
Inside North Fork Road, between Logging Creek and Fish Creek - Fire activity, Road Damage, and Bear
frequenting.
Fish Creek Road is closed - Fire activity

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

High