Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on July 20, 2019, at 8:32AM

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Closures are trails or areas of the park that have been officially closed for resource or visitor protection.

Postings are trails or areas of the park that have been posted as a warning to visitors to be especially cautious. Postings typically are put in place to warn visitors of heightened safety concerns in the area, such as frequent bear or mountain lion sightings close to a trail. The areas remain open and visitors should proceed with caution.


Trail Closures
 

North Boundary trail - Hazardous conditions
The Hidden Lake Trail, from the Hidden Lake Overlook to the Lake - Bears feeding on spawning fish at
the Lake.

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Hidden Lake Trail from the Logan Pass visitor center to the overlook - Bear frequenting.
Sunpoint to St Mary Falls - Bear frequenting.
St Mary Falls Trailhead - Bear frequenting.
St Mary Falls Junction to Reynolds Creek - Bear frequenting.
Red Eagle Trail Junction to St Mary Falls - Bear frequenting.
Reynolds Creek to Florence Falls - Bear frequenting.
Jackson Glacier Overlook to Reynolds Creek Trail - Bear frequenting.
Grinnell Glacier Trail - From Josephine Lake to the overlook - Bear frequenting
Waterton Lake Trail - Bear frequenting
Otokomi Trail - Bear Frequenting
Highline Trail from Logan Pass to Granite Park - Bear frequenting

Information is also available on the Trail Status Reports Page of the park website.


Area Closures
 

Sperry Chalet, area immediately surrounding the Chalet - Construction and hazardous conditions.
Mt Altyn / Mt Henkel area closure - Wildlife
Snyder Creek drainage and trail - All areas and trails in the Snyder Creek drainage above the junction
of the Sperry Trail
Lincoln Creek drainage and trail - All areas and trails in the Lincoln Creek drainage above the junction
of the
Lincoln Lake Trail and Snyder Ridge trails

yellowspacer Area Postings
 

The Rising Sun Picnic area and the trail between the boat dock and the picnic area - Bear frequenting
Goat Haunt Developed area - Bear frequenting
The Many Glacier Campground is hard sided only - Bear activity
Bowman Campground - Bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Lincoln Lake - Sperry Chalet Construction Project
Goat Haunt - Closed for the season
Snyder - Sperry Chalet Construction Project
Camas - Will close Aug 25th
Arrow Lake - Will close Aug 25th

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Granite Park - Bear frequenting


Road Closures
 

The Inside North Fork Road, between Logging and Camas Creek - Road Damage
The North McDonald Road is closed to foot, stock, bicycle, and vehicle traffic from the Upper
McDonald Creek Trailhead to the end of the road, 7 days a week - Construction & rehabilitation

Information is also available on the Road Status Page of the park website.


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Moderate