Glacier National Park News
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Waterton-Glacier Announce Reopening of Goat Haunt
June 7, 2023 | 3:56 pm
Today, Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta, Canada) and Glacier National Park (Montana, USA) announce that pedestrian and watercraft cross-border travel between the parks will reopen for the 2023 season.
Avalanche Creek Drowning Victim Identified as University of Kansas Student
May 26, 2023 | 8:20 am
Glacier National Park has released the identity of the victim of Monday’s Avalanche Creek drowning as University of Kansas student Atheer Abdulrahman S. Alquahtani from Saudi Arabia and current resident of Lawrence, Kansas.
GNP Vehicle Reservation System Begins May 26
May 24, 2023 | 3:57 pm
Glacier National Park reminds visitors that vehicle reservations are required May 26 through September 10, 2023 for those entering the park by vehicle or motorcycle from 6 am to 3 pm at west side entrances including the North Fork, Camas and West entrances. For the east side of the park, vehicle reservations will not be required at Many Glacier, Two Medicine and St. Mary (at Rising Sun) entrances until July 1, 2023.
Kansas Woman Dies in Avalanche Creek
May 23, 2023 | 11:46 am
On Monday afternoon, a 28-year-old female from Kansas fell off a rocky overhang into Avalanche Creek and was swept into the gorge.
Grizzly Monitoring to Begin in Glacier Park
May 18, 2023 | 3:39 pm
Glacier National Park is participating in an interagency effort led by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Park to monitor grizzly bear population trends in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem using bait stations, automated cameras, and traps to capture and monitor grizzly bears inside the park.
Public Review Begins for Westslope Cutthroat and Bull Trout Preservation Project in Gunsight Lake
May 15, 2023 | 10:50 am
Glacier National Park is seeking public comment by June 14, 2023 on an environmental assessment proposing westslope cutthroat and bull trout preservation in Gunsight Lake. The EA is available for public review and comment for 30 days on the National Park Service (NPS) Planning, Environment & Public Comment (PEPC) website at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/GunsightLake.
Missing Hiker Rescued in Glacier National Park
May 9, 2023 | 11:54 am
At approximately 11 pm on May 8, Two Bear Air located 19-year-old Matthew Read who was reported missing on Sunday, May 7 in Glacier National Park.
Search Underway in Glacier National Park for Missing 19-Year-Old
May 8, 2023 | 2:42 pm
Search efforts are underway in Glacier National Park for a 19-year-old man missing since Friday. The vehicle of the missing man was found at the trailhead of Huckleberry Trail on Sunday. He was last heard from on Friday afternoon and was thought to start his hike around noon that day. Rangers were alerted on Sunday that he was overdue.
Glacier National Park Announces 2023 Spring Operations
May 5, 2023 | 2:24 pm
Glacier National Park staff are gearing up for the season and while full park operations are still a month off, visitors will see an increase in recreational opportunities throughout May.
Visitors Reminded to Secure August Reservations for GNP On Saturday, April 1
March 30, 2023 | 12:45 pm
August 2023 advance vehicle reservations for all areas of Glacier National Park become available on April 1, 2023, at 8 a.m. MDT on Recreation.gov. 24-hour advanced reservations will also become available starting May 25 at 8 a.m. MDT. A reservation can only be booked on Recreation.gov.