Glacier National Park News
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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.
Glacier National Park Air Tour Management Plan Completed
September 23, 2022 | 9:43 am
The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed an air tour management plan for Glacier National Park on September 23. The plan establishes measures to protect park resources including natural and cultural resources, preservation of wilderness character, and visitor experience.
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Announces 19th Annual Science and History Week
September 16, 2022 | 1:00 pm
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is hosting its Annual Science and History Week through a live webinar series offered September 26 to 29 at noon MDT on the Teams Webinar platform.
Glacier National Park Fall Operation Adjustments
September 2, 2022 | 4:14 pm
As the autumn season approaches, operations in the park will start winding down. On September 11, the park’s 2022 vehicle reservation pilot study will end. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and prepare for temporary traffic restrictions at the west entrance due to congestion.
Annual Hawk Watch Event Returns to GNP
September 1, 2022 | 8:48 am
Park biologists will teach volunteers how to identify and count migrating raptors during the event. Biologists, park staff, and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the integral role of raptors in our ecosystems, the risks they face, and why Glacier has started the Mount Brown Hawk Watch Program. Educators from Montana Wild Wings Recovery Center will also be on site with live raptors between 2 pm and 4 pm to provide close-up looks at some of the raptor species that migrate past Mount Brown.
Public Scoping Underway for Upper McDonald Creek Bridge Replacement
August 15, 2022 | 8:41 am
Glacier National Park’s public scoping newsletter for the proposal to replace the Upper McDonald Creek Bridge and formalize parking at Upper McDonald Creek Trailhead is available for review and comment on the National Park Service (NPS) Planning, Environment & Public Comment (PEPC) website. The scoping newsletter will be available for 14 days and comments are due August 30, 2022. An in-person public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 23 at 5 pm at Park Headquarters in the Community Building, 162 Mather Dr., West Glacier, MT.
GNP Bridge Restoration Project Update
August 5, 2022 | 4:12 pm
In a July press release Glacier National Park announced a construction project to rehabilitate 13 bridges throughout the park. Since then, work has begun on the Anaconda, Camas, and Dutch Creek Bridges located on the Inside North Fork Road.
Identity of Rising Wolf Mountain Victim Released
August 5, 2022 | 11:27 am
Glacier National Park has released the identity of the victim of a fall on Rising Wolf Mountain in the Two Medicine Valley as 79-year-old Bob Biondi of Lutz, Florida. Biondi fell to his death while attempting to ascend a steep off-trail slope with a group of friends on Monday, July 25.
Volunteers Needed to Record Bighorn Sheep Behavior
July 27, 2022 | 10:10 am
The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center and biologists from the University of Memphis are recruiting and training 45 volunteers to identify, classify, and record behavior of bighorn sheep in Glacier National Park this season.