Glacier National Park News
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Glacier National Park 2023 Construction Updates
March 20, 2023 | 2:32 pm
Glacier National Park has announced plans for major construction areas during the 2023 summer season. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and prepare for traffic delays at the West Entrance and closures in the North Fork due to construction.
GNP Announces 2022 Visitation Data
March 14, 2023 | 12:02 pm
Glacier National Park continues to be in the top 10 most visited National Parks in 2022, hosting 2,908,458 recreation visits for the year. Recreational visits were down 5.6% from 2021, due mostly to a drop in visitation in the months of January, March, April, October, November, and December. Monthly records were set for February and September. Despite these monthly shifts in visitation, Glacier has consistently hosted around 3 million visitors each year for the last 5 years, aside from 2020 due to pandemic related closures.
July 2023 Advance Vehicle Reservations Available March 1, 2023
February 28, 2023 | 2:04 pm
Glacier National Park would like to remind visitors July 2023 advance vehicle reservations become available on March 1, 2023, at 8 a.m. MST on Recreation.gov. The 24-hour advanced reservations will become available starting May 25 at 8 a.m.
GNP Announces 2023 Campground Operations
February 24, 2023 | 1:11 pm
Glacier National Park today announced the re-opening of Avalanche Campground in Spring 2023 after being closed since 2020. Avalanche, Two Medicine and Many Glacier campgrounds will become advance reservation only through Recreation.gov.
Glacier National Park Announces New Advance Reservation System for Wilderness Camping Permits
February 23, 2023 | 2:42 pm
Glacier National Park announces a new digital permit process for reserving 2023 advance wilderness camping permits using the Recreation.gov online reservation system. Previously, park staff conducted a lengthy lottery process to issue advance reservation permits using Pay.gov and a unique computer application. Park staff can no longer provide the required maintenance and are migrating away from the application.
Glacier National Park 2023 Vehicle Reservations Open February 1
January 30, 2023 | 4:18 pm
Glacier National Park reminds visitors that 2023 vehicle reservations become available on Recreation.gov starting February 1, 2023, at 8 a.m. Mountain Time.
Glacier National Park Announces Plans for 2023 Reservations
December 16, 2022 | 10:00 am
Visitors to Glacier National Park in 2023 can expect to use a vehicle reservation system to access Going-to-the-Sun Road via the West Entrance and the North Fork area of the park from May 26 through September 10, 2023, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Glacier National Park Hiring for the 2023 Season
November 21, 2022 | 3:45 pm
Glacier National Park is currently seeking candidates to fill support positions throughout the park for the 2023 season.
Going-to-the-Sun Road Closes October 16
October 14, 2022 | 1:52 pm
Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park will close for the season this Sunday, October 16 at midnight. The Going-to-the-Sun Road typically closes each year on or before the third Monday in October, depending on road and weather conditions.
Public Scoping Begins for Proposed Native Fish Preservation at Gunsight Lake
September 27, 2022 | 1:56 pm
Glacier National Park is initiating public scoping for an environmental assessment on a proposal to remove non-native rainbow trout from Gunsight Lake and establish secure populations of native westslope cutthroat trout and bull trout.