TWO MEDICINE - trail status as of 5:23AM Mountain Time on 11-28-2021
Cut Bank Pass Trail
Pitamakan Pass to Cut Bank Pass / .4 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing: 8/12/2021 per 650

Trail is clear. 7/20/2021 per 523


Cut Bank Valley (Morning Star)
Cut Bank Auto Campground to Triple Divide Pass Jct./ 3.9
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/8/21 per 551

NOTE: The cabin near the Cutbank trailhead is an NPS Employee residence, please don't disturb. If you have an emergency, please call 911.


Triple Divide Jct. to Morning Star Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/10/21 per 551

Trail clear and free of snow. per 524 Guillard 7/3/21


Morning Star Lake to Pitamakan Pass/ 3.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/13/2021 per 650

Trail clear of downfall. 7/20/2021 per 523


Dawson Pass Trail/North Shore of Two Med.Lake
Auto Campground Trailhead to South Shore Trail/ 3.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/3/21 per 551

Trail clear 7/23/21 per 224 Partridge

Caution: The Paradise Creek suspension bridge has been removed for the season. Hikers must use the horse ford to cross the creek if they wish to hike around Two Medicine Lake. 9/16/21 per 551


South Shore Trail Jct.to No Name Lake Jct./ 1.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/15/21 per 551

Trail clear 7/23/21 per 224 Partridge


No Name Lake Jct. to Dawson Pass/ 1.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/21/2021 per 650

Trail is clear. 7/23/21 per 224 Partridge


Dawson Pass to Pitamakin Pass/ 3.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/21/2021 per 650

100% snow free between both passes 224-Lewis 6/28/21


Firebrand Pass Trail
Lubec Trailhead to Firebrand Pass/ 4.8 mi.
Estimated initial clearing date: CLEARED to second junction (2.4 miles in) 5/26/21 per 551

Trail is clear. 9/3/2021 per 524 Guillard


Medicine Grizzly Lake
Triple Divide Trail to Medicine Grizzly Lake/ 1.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/26/2021 per 650
Mt. Henry Trail (Scenic Point)
Two Medicine Road to Scenic Point/ 3.1 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Forested section CLEARED 5/26/21 per 551.

Trail clear and free of snow. 7/12/2021 per 523


Scenic Point to East Glacier / 6.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/20/2021 per 650

Trail clear of downed trees and snow per 524 Guillard 7/1/21

A $20.00 Blackfeet Tribal Conservation Permit is required by each person (regardless of age) who crosses the reservation at the East Glacier end of this trail. Crossing the reservation is unavoidable to get to or from East Glacier.


Pitamakan Pass Trail (Old Man Lake)
Auto Campground Trailhead to Old Man Lake Jct./ 5.9 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED to first junction 6/15/21 per 551

Trail is clear of snow and downed trees to OLD. 524 Howard 6/30/21. Cutbank Trailhead/Trail closed to entering hikers due to cow carcass in the CB campground.


Old Man Lake Jct. to Pitamakan Pass/ 2.0 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/6/2021 per 650

Trail is clear of downfall and snow. 6/29/21 per 523


Entrance Station Spur to Pitamakan Trail Jct./ 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/15/21 per 551


Pitamakan Trail Jct (Dry Fork) to Old Man Lake Jct/ 4.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/18/2021 per 650

Trail is clear of downfall. 6/29/21 per 523


Running Eagle Falls Trail
Two Medicine Road to Running Eagle Falls / .3mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/25/21 per 551

Running Eagle Falls Bridge: Removed 10/14/2021 per 650


South Shore Trail
Trailhead at Boatdock to Two Medicine Pass Jct./ 2.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/2/21 per 551

Paradise Creek Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/16/21 per 551

Hikers will need to ford Paradise Creek if they intend to walk around Two Medicine Lake or access Rockwell Falls, Cobalt, Twin Falls, or Upper Two Medicine Lake from the South Shore trailhead. Use the horse ford and exercise caution after rain events. The shallowest place to ford is 50' downstream of the trail crossing.


Two Med.Pass Jct. to Dawson Pass(North Shore) Trail/ 1.8
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/27/21 per 551

Trail is clear and free of snow. 6/29/21 per 523


South Shore Trail to Aster Park/ 0.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 5/27/21 per 551

Trail clear of snow. One tree down beyond Aster falls. per 524 Guillard 6/10/21


Summit and Autumn Creek Trails
Marias Pass Trailhead to Firebrand Pass Jct./ 6.2 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/9/21 per 551
Firebrand Jct. to Midvale Cr.Trailhead(E.Glacier)/ 7.7 m

Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/9/21 per 551

A $20.00 Blackfeet Tribal Conservation Permit is required by each person (regardless of age) who crosses the reservation at the East Glacier end of this trail. Crossing the reservation is unavoidable to get to or from East Glacier.


Summit Trail Jct to the BN RR Tracks (south) / 4.0 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled:

Trail clearing complete 8/30/2021 per 423


Triple Divide Pass Trail (Cut Bank Valley)
Pitamakan Pass Jct.(Atlantic Cr.) to Med. Grizzly Jct./.7 mi
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/30/2021

Cutbank Trailhead/Trail closed to entering hikers due to cow carcass in the CB campground.


Medicine Grizzly Jct. to Triple Divide Pass/ 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/13/2021 per 650

Trail is clear and snow free to the pass. 7/3/21 per T15


Two Medicine Pass Trail (Cobalt Lake)
So. Shore Trail Jct to Cobalt Lake /3.4 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/14/21 per 551

Trail is clear of downfall 7/12/21 per 523 Three trees down on trail; one hazard tree. Horse ford across Paradise has logs to use, so no wet feet. 10.7.21 per 224 Nymark


Cobalt Lake to Two Medicine Pass/ 2.2 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: 8/27/21 per 650

Trail is clear of downfall and snow. 6/29/21 per 523


Upper Two Medicine Lake Trail
South Shore Trail to Upper Two Med. Lake/ 1.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: CLEARED 6/3/21 per 551

trail is clear. 7/12/2021 per 523



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