Glacier National Park
Trail and Area Closings and Postings

This report was last updated on November 12, 2019, at 3:09PM

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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 Ptarmigan Tunnel - closed for the season
Otokomi Lake Trail - the first tenth of a mile from the trailhead is closed due to construction hazard.
The Otokomi trail can still be accessed from the trail near the Rising Sun Cabins. The trail is open
beyond the hazard to Otokomi Lake.

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
 

Sperry Chalet, area immediately surrounding the Chalet - Construction and hazardous conditions.
Mt Altyn / Mt Henkel area closure - Wildlife

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
Goat Haunt - Closed for the season

yellowspacer Backcountry Campground Postings
 

Granite Park - Bears


Road Closures
 

Going to the Sun Road from Avalanche to Rising Sun - Winter weather conditions
There are currently no hiker/biker restrictions on the Going to the Sun Road
Inside North Fork Road, between Polebridge and Camas Creek - Winter weather conditions and road damage
The Bowman Lake Road - Winter weather conditions
The Kintla Lake Road, at Big Prairie - Winter weather conditions
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
Cut Bank Road, at the Park boundary - Winter weather conditions
Chief Mountain Highway, at the Park boundary - Winter weather conditions
The Two Medicine Road, at the Park boundary - Winter weather conditions
The Many Glacier Road, at the Park boundary - Winter weather conditions

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


Today's Fire Danger Rating

 

Low