ST. MARY - trail status as of 12:04PM Mountain Time on 10-20-2018
Beaver Pond Trail (behind 1913 Ranger Station)
1913 Ranger Station to Red Eagle Trail / 1.2 mi.
Projected clearing date: Cleared 5/18/2018 per 650

This trail has been cleared of trees and there is no snow. Trail has wet/muddy spots, but please stay in the tread to avoid damage to the edges. 5/20/2018 Per 623


Florence Falls Trail
Gunsight Pass Trail to Florence Falls / .8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/19/2018 per 650

Trail posted for bear frequenting 8/29/2018 per T12


Gunsight Pass Trail
Sun Road at Jackson Overlook to Reynolds Creek / 1.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/8/2018 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 10/2/2018 per 650 Trail clear. Per 224 DM 8/8/18


Reynolds Creek to Florence Falls Jct./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/8/2018 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 10/02/2018 PER 650


Florence Falls Jct. to Gunsight Lake/ 2.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 7/3/2018 per 650

Trail Clear. Per 224 DM 8/8/18


Gunsight Lake to Gunsight Pass/ 3.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/8/2018 per 650

Gunsight Lake Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/27/2018 2 snow hazards on trail. One moderate angle snowfield ~30' across, trekking poles recommended. Per 224 DM 8/8/18


Hidden Lake Trail
Logan Pass Visitor Center to Hidden Lake/ 3.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/17/2018 per 650

Trail Clear per 224 DM 9/9/18.


Otokomi Lake Trail
Rising Sun Campstore to Otokomi Lake / 5.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/15/2018 per 650

Trail clear and in good condition. Some brushy sections. 8/08 per 224 kw


Piegan Pass Trail
Sun road at Siyeh Bend to Preston Park/ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/13/2018 per 650

Undercut, steep snowfield at trailhead. Caution and Trekking poles recommended. Otherwise trail is clear. . per 824 Bouf 7/23/18


Spur from Jackson Overlook to Siyeh Bend Jct./ 1.3 mi.

Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/19/2018 per 650


Preston Park Jct. to Piegan Pass/ 1.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/27/2018 per 650

One short well-treaded, moderate snowfield on upper section of trail. Trekking poles recommended 8/1/2018 624EL


Red Eagle Lake Trail
1913 Ranger Sta.Trailhead to St. Mary Lk.Trail Jct./ 5.1
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/31/2018 per 650

Red Eagle I Suspension Bridge: Bridge will be removed 9/18/18 for new bridge construction project. per 650

Red Eagle II Suspension Bridge: Bridge will be removed 9/18/18 for new bridge construction project. per 650

Red Eagle Suspension Bridges I and II are removed. The creek crossing is about 6 inches deep and not swift. 9/19/18. 624 Sergeant

Trail clear. No trees down per 524 Guillard 7/11/18


St. Mary Lake Trail Jct. to head of Red Eagle Lake/ 3.3
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/18/2018 per 650

Red Eagle I Suspension Bridge: Bridge will be removed 9/18/18 for new bridge construction project.

Red Eagle II Suspension Bridge: Bridge will be removed 9/18/18 for new bridge construction project.

Red Eagle Suspension Bridges I and II are removed. The creek crossing is about 6 inches deep and not swift. 9/19/18. 624 Sergeant

One tree down. Otherwise trail clear and free of snow. per 524 Guillard 7/11/18


Head of Red Eagle Lake to Triple Divide Pass/ 7.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/18/2018 per 650

Red Eagle Gorge Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/25/2018 Upper Red Eagle Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/25/2018 Trail clear and free of snow. Unbridged double stream crossing is 4-6 inches deep. 7/11/18 per 524 Guillard


Siyeh Pass Trail
Preston Park Jct. to Siyeh Pass/ 2.0 mi.
Trail Clear of snow from Preston Park junction to Siyeh Pass. 8/9/18 624-SH

Projected initial clearing date: 8/8/2018 per 650


Siyeh Pass to Sun Road at Sun Rift Gorge/ 5.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/8/2018 per 650

PLEASE stay on the trail and don't cut the switchbacks which increases erosion and destroys the trails.

Trail is clear of snow. 8/9/18 624-SH


St. Mary Lake Trail
St.Mary Falls Trailhead(Sun Road) to Virginia Falls/ 1.5
Trail POSTED for bear frequenting 5/25/18 per T12

Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/23/2018 per 650

*The Virginia Falls bridge will be removed for new bridge construction beginning 10/1/2018. Hikers please use caution while fording as creek bottom is extremely slick.


Virginia Falls to Red Eagle Trail Jct./ 9.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 8/21/2018 per 650

The trail is very overgrown in places (watch for stinging nettle). Once the trail leaves the lake, there is no water until Red Eagle Trail Jct. This section is an old burn area, and can get very hot. 8/11/2018 624EL

*The Virginia Falls bridge will be removed for new bridge construction beginning 10/1/2018. Hikers please use caution while fording as creek bottom is extremely slick.


Sun Point to Reynolds Creek
Sun Point to Baring Falls Jct./ 0.6 mi.
Trail POSTED for bear frequenting 5/25/18 per T12

Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/18/2018 per 650

Trails are in good shape with no snow and no trees down. 5/26/2018 per 623


Baring Falls Jct. to St. Mary Falls Jct./ 1.2 mi.
Trail POSTED for bear frequenting 5/25/18 per T12

Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/18/2018 per 650


St. Mary Falls Jct. to Reynolds Creek / 1.4 mi.
Trail POSTED for bear frequenting 5/25/18 per T12

Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 5/18/2018 per 650

Reynolds Creek Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/24/2018 per 650



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