Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on June 22, 2017, at 7:48AM

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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
 

The Ptarmigan Trail, from the Iceberg Lake junction to Ptarmigan Lake, - carcass on trail

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

The Trail of Cedars - Bear Frequenting
The South Shore Trail - from the TH to Paradise Point - bear frequenting
North Shore of Lake Josephine - Bear frequenting
Iceberg Lake trail from the Junction of Ptarmigan trail to the Iceberg Lake - bear frequenting
Waterton Lake Trail - bear frequenting
Avalanche Lake Trail, from trailhead to the lake - bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

Sun Point area - bear frequenting
The Going to the Sun Road, above the Avalanche vehicle closure - bear frequenting
Rising Sun Campground, Dock and Picnic Area - bear frequenting
Bowman Lake Campground - mountain lion frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 


Road Closures
 

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

The Going to the Sun road is closed between Avalanche and Siyeh Bend - seasonal
closure.

On the west side, hiker/biker access is to Haystack, approximately 12 miles past the vehicle
closure, while the road crew is working.

On the east side, hiker/biker access is to Siyeh Bend, approximately 3 miles past the vehicle closure,
while the road crew is working.

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low