Logan Pass water system temporarily down
The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »
St. Mary Visitor Center temporarily closed
It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.
Concessioner Selected for Operation of Guided Day Hiking and Backpacking
Contact: Jan Knox, 406 888-7908
Contact: Melissa Wilson, 406 888-7895
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – National Park Service (NPS) officials announce a new concession contract for guided day hiking and backpacking services in Glacier National Park has been awarded to Glacier Guides, Inc. The new concession contract will expire December 31, 2016.
Glacier Guides, Inc. (formerly Glacier Wilderness Guides) is owned by Cris Coughlin, Randy Gayner and Denny Gignoux. Glacier Guides, Inc. has held an authorization for similar services since 1983. Glacier Guides, Inc., doing business as Montana Raft Company, also operates guided river rafting on the North and Middle Forks of the Flathead River under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.
For information on Glacier Guides’ services, contact Glacier Guides at (406) 387-5555 or (800) 521-7238.
Did You Know?
Did you know that in 1985, the Going-to-the-Sun Road was dedicated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark?