Reduce Your Footprint


Here are some tips to reduce your footprint when visiting Glacier National Park:

  • Observe Leave No Trace principles
  • -Take only photos; leave only footsteps
    -Stay on trails in a single file line
    -Rest on resilient surfaces like rocks and snow
    -Camp only in designated areas
    -Pack out all trash
    -Learn more...

  • Use a reusable water bottle
  • Avoid idling your car when waiting in line...instead, turn the engine off
  • Bike or walk whenever possible
  • Take the free shuttle
  • Bring your own reusable dishes and silverware and reuse plastic zip-top bags
  • Review regulations for boat checks to minimize the possibility of introducing aquatic invasive species
  • Recycle near the entrance and exit of every campground
  • -Translucent plastic #1 and #2 (please remove caps)
    -Unfortunately, glass recycling is currently not available in the Flathead Valley

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