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.
2007 Operating Dates Announced for Glacier National Park Concessioners
Contact: Melissa Wilson, 406-888-7895
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park officials announce the following 2007 operating dates for park concessioners.
These concessioners, who work under contract within Glacier National Park, provide visitor services including lodging, food service, gift shops, tours, transportation, horseback riding, guided day hikes and backpacking trips, and boat tours and rentals. Listed lodging dates indicate the last night lodging is offered. Park wide services are listed by name in alphabetical order:
The historic Granite Park Chalet is available for overnight use as a rustic hiker shelter. Services at the historic Sperry Chalet include traditional overnight accommodations and food service for guests and day hikers.
Glacier Park Boat Company (406-257-2426 or www.glacierparkboats.com) tours and rentals:
Glacier Park, Inc. (GPI) (Central reservations 406-892-2525 or www.glacierparkinc.com)
* Glacier Park Lodge and the Prince of Wales Hotel are located outside the park, but are also managed by GPI.
Camp Stores (operated by GPI)
Glacier Guides, Inc. (1-800-521-RAFT or 406-387-5555 or www.glacierguides.com)
Swan Mountain Outfitters (1-877-888-5557 or 406-387-4405 or www.swanmountainoutfitters.com/glacier)
Sun Tours (1-800-786-9220 or 406-226-9220 or www.glaciersuntours.com)
Waterton Inter-Nation Shoreline Cruises, LTD (403-859-2362 or www.watertoncruise.com)
Waterton Lake boat tours:
Privately owned facilities in Apgar Village offer lodging, dining, camping supplies, groceries, and gifts from May through much of September.
For reservations and details, please call respective concession phone numbers listed. For general park information, please visit the park’s official website (www.nps.gov/glac/home.htm) or call park headquarters at 406-888-7800.
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