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    Glacier

    National Park Montana

Fall Schedule Announced for Glacier Concessions

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Date: August 30, 2010
Contact: Amy Vanderbilt, 406 888-5838
Contact: Wade Muehlhof, 406 888-7895

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park officials today announced the fall schedule for park concessions. Some concessions stop providing services in early September while others remain open until mid-October. While some visitor services will not be available, Glacier remains open year-round with many opportunities for outdoor activities in all types of weather.

Belton Chalets, Inc. (1-888-345-2649 or www.sperrychalet.com or www.graniteparkchalet.com)

Location

Closing

Granite Park Chalet*

September 10 (after breakfast)

Sperry Chalet**

September 11 ( after breakfast)



Glacier Park, Inc. (GPI) (Central reservations: 406-892-2525 or www.glacierparkinc.com)

Location

Closing

Glacier Park Lodge *

September 26 (after breakfast)

Lake McDonald Lodge

September 26 (after breakfast)

Lake McDonald Camp Store

September 26 (after breakfast)

Jammer Joe's Restaurant

September 6 (after dinner)

Many Glacier Hotel

September 20 (after breakfast)

Prince of Wales Hotel *

September 14 (after breakfast)

Rising Sun Motor Inn

September 20 (after breakfast)

Rising Sun Camp Store

September 20 (after breakfast)

Swiftcurrent Motor Inn

September 12 (after breakfast)

Swiftcurrent Camp Store

September 20 (at 11 a.m.)

Two Medicine Camp Store

September 12 (end of day)

Village Inn

September 20

Red Bus Tours

Corresponds with hotels closing dates

Hiker Shuttle**

September 6

East Side Shuttle***

September 20



*Glacier Park Lodge and the Prince of Wales Hotel are located outside the park, but managed by GPI.

**Hiker connects Many Glacier to Going-to-the-Sun Road shuttle which operates July 1 –Sept. 6, 2010

***East side shuttle service to trailheads and hotels between East Glacier and Waterton, Alberta, CA

Glacier Park Boat Company (406-257-2426 or www.glacierparkboats.com) Boat tours and rentals:

Location

Closing

Apgar (rentals only)

September 6

Lake McDonald

September 19

Many Glacier

September 19

Rising Sun

September 6

Two Medicine

September 6



Swan Mountain Outfitters (1-877-888-5557 or www.swanmountainoutfitters.com/glacier) Horseback rides:

Location

Closing

Apgar Corral

September 6

Lake McDonald

September 25

Many Glacier

September 20



Glacier Guides, Inc. (1-800-521-RAFT or 406-387-5555 or www.glacierguides.com) Day hikes and backpacking:

Location

Closing

Various Locations

October

        

Sun Tours (1-800-786-9220 or 406-226-9220 or www.glaciersuntours.com) Blackfeet perspective tours: 

Location

Closing

Various Locations

October 15



Waterton Inter-Nation Shoreline Cruises, LTD (403-859-2362 or www.watertoncruise.com) Waterton Lake boat tours:

Location

Closing

Goat Haunt Landing

September 19



To allow accelerated fall season rehabilitation road construction, vehicle traffic will be restricted on Going-to-the-Sun Road (GTSR) between the Avalanche picnic area and Logan Pass beginning September 20. Vehicle access to Logan Pass will only be available from the east side of the park. The free GTSR shuttle service runs through September 6.

For additional park information, please visit Glacier National Park's web site (www.nps.gov/glac) or call park headquarters at 406-888-7800.  

 

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Did You Know?

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Did you know that over 35 Hollywood films were set in Glacier National Park? In honor of film being an American tradition, the Glacier Centennial Program hosted a film festival throughout 2010.