Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on September 16, 2019, at 3:18PM

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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
 

Camas Trail from Arrow Lake campground to Camas Lake - Fish Management
The Loop Trail - Pavement preservation project
Flattop Trail, from Flattop backcountry campground to Packer's Roost - Pavement preservation project

yellowspacer Trail Postings
 

Grinnell Glacier Trail from the head of Josephine to the Glacier - Bear frequenting
Highline Trail from Logan Pass to Granite Park - Bear frequenting
Loop Trail from the Loop to Granite Park - Bear frequenting
Swiftcurrent Pass Trail from Swiftcurrent Pass to Granite Park - Bear frequenting

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


Area Closures
 

St. Mary Campground closed to all but hard-sided vehicles only - bear activity
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
 

St. Mary Campground - Bear frequenting
Goat Haunt Developed area - Bear frequenting


Backcountry Campground Closures
 

Stoney Indian - Maintenance
Waterton River - Bears
Camas - Closed for the season
Arrow Lake - Closed for the season
Lincoln Lake - Sperry Chalet Construction Project
Goat Haunt - Closed for the season
Snyder - Sperry Chalet Construction Project
Upper Two Medicine - Aggressive moose

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Granite Park - Bears


Road Closures
 

Going to the Sun Road from Avalanche to Logan Pass, no hiker/biker access at any time - Pavement
preservation
project
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