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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

Reynolds Creek Fire 30 percent contained

Reynolds Creek Fire  30 percent contained    News from the National Park Service GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — As of Monday morning, the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park was 30 percent contained, with more than 3,200 acres reported burned.  The fire, located app...

West side access to Logan Pass planned, fire not viewable from Logan Pass

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — The Going-to-the-Sun Road is planned to be open to Logan Pass from the west side of Glacier National Park Wednesday, July 29. Visitors should expect delays and congestion along the road. The east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road remains closed to Lo...

Reynolds Creek fire continues to burn in Glacier National Park

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – The Reynolds Creek Fire is burning along the north shore of Saint Mary Lake, in rocky, rugged terrain and burning in timber, brush, and grass. Recent rains have subdued the fire, but it still possesses potential for activity when drier weather conditions return. Yes...

Wildland fire limits access to Going-to-the-Sun Road

UPDATED 9:54  a.m  Thursday, July 23   ST. MARY, GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Eight firefighters from Ronan and Polson Volunteer Fire Departments arrived in St. Mary’s last night with two trucks to assist with the fire at Glacier National Park. Local firefighters ...

Access to Logan Pass anticipated for June 11 Access to Logan Pass anticipated for June 11

    News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Vehicle access to Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun Road from the west side of Glacier National Park is anticipated to be available Thursday, June 11. Park road crews have finished snow removal, debris clean-up, guard rail inst...

Committed Committed

Braving the newly melted waters in Glacier Park, a committed fisherman stands strong in the frigid river. 

Park spending supports economy

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER  – A new National Park Service report shows that 2.3 million visitors to Glacier National Park in 2014 spent $193 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 3,405 jobs in the local area. “This study reinforces the fact tha...

Student art sought for centennial park pass

WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park and the Glacier National Park Conservancy are accepting art submissions from sixth through 12th grade students for the annual park pass artwork contest. The winning art will be displayed on the 2016 Glacier National Park Annual Park Pass. Entries will be judged o...

Jack Hanna introduces bear project Jack Hanna introduces bear project

FLATHEAD VALLEY — Jack Hanna, raised on a farm in Tennessee, started working for a veterinarian at age 11. He has a love for Glacier National Park, wildlife, and the people in the area. Hanna and his wife, Suzi, have lived in Montana for 20 years. In 1996, the property they bought was full of elk. ...

Hike smart, put safety first

  News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER — Visitors are reminded to think of their personal safety and well-being when hiking.  Drink and eat often to avoid dehydration.  By the time you feel thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Drink a half to one quart of water or sports dr...

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