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Glacier National Park announces ticket-to-ride shuttle service Glacier National Park announces ticket-to-ride shuttle service

News from Glacier National Park  GLACIER PARK — Shuttle services at Glacier National Park will be available to visitors this year after not operating due to COVID-19 restrictions during the 2020 season.  Shuttles will be running from July 1 through Labor Day weekend with limited capac...

Access to east side of Glacier National Park reopens Access to east side of Glacier National Park reopens

News from Glacier National Park Glacier National Park announced access to the east side of the park reopened on March 18 at Two Medicine, Cut Bank and St. Mary for foot traffic, skis and snowshoes. Regular winter closures remain in place. Chief Mountain Road will remain closed at the park boundary until...

Glacier National Park community discussion set for March 18 Glacier National Park community discussion set for March 18

News from Glacier National Park  MONTANA — Glacier National Park will hold a virtual community discussion on March 18 from 7-8 p.m. regarding challenges the park and visitors will face in 2021. Sponsored by the Glacier National Park Conservancy, the virtual meeting will be held over Zoom. ...

Local support, history for resort tax shared

In 2015, the City of Polson asked local citizens to volunteer for the Economic Development Council. As a business owner on Main Street since 1994, I thought I might have something to offer and volunteered. Our first task was to review and advise the city council on the use of a resort tax.  The Monta...

Snow-shoeing, skiing offer healthy ways to enjoy Montana winters Snow-shoeing, skiing offer healthy ways to enjoy Montana winters

Years ago, I decided the only way to make peace with Montana’s long, gray, and often-frigid winters was to get outside and find ways to enjoy them. Since downhill skiing fell by the wayside, I’ve amped up my cross-country skiing. It’s a much cheaper pursuit than its downhill cousin (for the...

Glacier National Park announces entrance fee-free days for 2021

News from Glacier National Park MONTANA — Glacier National Park will waive its entrance fee on six days in 2021. The fee-free days are part of the Trump Administration’s commitment to increase access, promote recreational opportunities, improve visitor facilities and conserve natural and his...

Glacier National Park launches Headwaters podcast Glacier National Park launches Headwaters podcast

News from Glacier National Park Glacier National Park, in partnership with the Glacier National Park Conservancy, is proud to present the launch of Headwaters podcast.   “This is exactly the kind of innovative project that is going to drive the future of connectivity between the park and t...

Glacier National Park reports increase in October visitation Glacier National Park reports increase in October visitation

News from Glacier National Park  MONTANA — Glacier National Park officials report a 60 percent increase in visitation numbers for October from the previous year.   Some 125,544 visitors entered the park in October compared to 78,408 in October 2019. The average number of visitors in O...

Glacier National Park decides not to implement ticketed entry

News from Glacier National Park MONTANA – After careful consideration, discussion, and with input from park staff, local businesses, and parks already implementing similar systems, Glacier National Park officials have decided not to implement the proposed temporary ticketed vehicle entry.   ...

Man dies after falling in GNP, fires under investigation

News from Glacier National Park  MONTANA – A climbing accident resulted in a fatality when a 20-year-old male fell from a ridge known as the Dragon’s Tail in Glacier National Park on Tuesday, July 22. The Dragon’s Tail is a steep, off-trail climbing route southwest of Mount Rey...


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