Contact: Denise Germann , 406 888-5838
Contact: Katie Liming , 406 888-7895
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park’s free, optional shuttle system that provides shuttle services along the Going-to-the-Sun Road will begin operations July 1 and run through September 7.
On the west-side of the park, shuttle services begin at the Apgar Visitor Center. Service to all west-side shuttle stop locations begins at 9:00 a.m. with shuttles departing every 15-30 minutes until 7:00 p.m., when the last shuttle leaves Logan Pass.
Prior to 9:00 a.m. there is limited service to some spots on the west-side:
The St. Mary Visitor Center is the transit hub for shuttle services on the east-side of the park. East-side shuttles begin service at 7:00 a.m. from the visitor center and depart every 40 to 60 minutes. The last shuttles of the day leave Logan Pass for the Apgar Transit Center and St. Mary Visitor Center at 7:00 p.m. For more information on the shuttle system, visit https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/shuttles.htm.
There will be no construction work or delays due to roadwork over the 4th of July weekend, Friday through Monday on the east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Following the holiday weekend, road construction will resume seven days a week. Delays will be up to 30 minutes.
Bicyclists must comply with all traffic regulations and must ride under control at all times The following sections of Going-to-the-Sun Road are closed to bicycle use between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through Labor Day:
Visitors are reminded to be prepared for changing weather conditions throughout the park and use caution around water and snow. Some higher elevation trails in the park still have snow-covered areas. Hikers should exercise caution when walking on snow and be alert of possible collapsible snow and steep slide areas. The Highline Trail is open and the Ptarmigan Tunnel is open to foot traffic. Hidden Lake Overlook Trail still has significant snow-coverage. Current status of all trails within the park is available at https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/trailstatusreports.htm.
For additional questions about Glacier National Park, visit https://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm or call 406-888-7800.
Last updated: June 30, 2015