Glacier National Park News
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Glacier National Park Adds Early Access Lotteries for 2024 Wilderness Permits
December 4, 2023 | 8:08 pm
Beginning in the spring of 2024, Glacier National Park will offer early access lotteries for wilderness camping advance reservations in collaboration with Recreation.gov.
Glacier National Park to Increase 2024 Frontcountry Campground Fee Rates
December 1, 2023 | 11:14 am
Glacier National Park is implementing fee rate changes to most frontcountry campgrounds in 2024 and Apgar Group Sites in 2025.
Glacier National Park Announces a Pilot Vehicle Reservation System in 2024
November 9, 2023 | 1:59 pm
Glacier National Park will implement a pilot vehicle reservation system in 2024, beginning May 24 for the west side of Going-to-the-Sun Road and North Fork and on July 1 for Many Glacier.
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Announces 20th Annual Science and History Week
September 22, 2023 | 10:28 am
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is hosting its Annual Science and History Week through a live webinar series offered October 3 to 6 at noon MDT on the Microsoft Teams webinar platform. Parks Canada and the US National Park Service have hosted an annual Science and History event together since 2004.
Glacier National Park Hosts 2023 Mount Brown Hawk Watch
September 12, 2023 | 3:02 pm
Glacier National Park will host its annual Mount Brown Hawk Watch Program on October 14 from 11 am to 3 pm near Lake McDonald Lodge. The event will begin at 11 am at the Golden Eagle interpretive sign near Jammer Joe’s Restaurant parking lot in the Lake McDonald Lodge area; snacks and hot beverages will be provided. Park biologists and volunteers will teach participants how to identify and count migrating raptors and 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.
Glacier National Park Fall Operation Adjustments for 2023
September 1, 2023 | 4:57 pm
As the autumn season approaches, operations in the park will start winding down. On September 10, the park’s 2023 vehicle reservation pilot will end.
Remains of Climber Found on Reynolds Mountain
September 1, 2023 | 2:58 pm
The body of missing climber Adam Fuselier, a 32-year-old man from Castle Pines, Colorado, was found by NPS ground searchers at approximately 11 am today. Cause of death is still under investigation. The park and Fuselier’s family would like to thank visitors for calls to the tip line that directly contributed to finding Fuselier’s remains. Credible tips from hikers who had contact with Fuselier helped narrow the search area.
Search Underway in Glacier National Park for Missing Climber
August 31, 2023 | 9:59 am
Search efforts are underway in Glacier National Park for Adam Fuselier, a 32-year-old man from Castle Pines, Colorado missing since Tuesday.
Tourism to Glacier National Park Contributes $548M to Local Economy
August 23, 2023 | 1:04 pm
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that approximately 2.9 million visitors to Glacier National Park in 2022 spent an estimated $368 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 5,690 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $548 million.
Two Medicine Lake Closed to Boating for the Season
August 18, 2023 | 1:29 pm
Effective immediately, Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park will close to boating for the rest of the season due to the closing of the Two Medicine Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) inspection station. Boating and AIS inspection stations in all other areas of the park remain open for the remainder of the season, including the St. Mary station operated by the Blackfeet Tribe.