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Glacier Park

What's happening in Glacier Park today? For information and details regarding Glacier Park and featured stories about the area, see our articles below.

Updated 3 months ago

As snow and ice melts, Glacier Park seeing new lakes

As global warming continues to shrink glaciers and ice fields in Glacier National Park, another feature is growing…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
For Glacier’s iconic goats, snow proves solace from bugs

Research by scientists Forest P. Hayes and Joel Berger found that goats aren’t heading for the snow to cool off — they’re heading for the snow for relief from …

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Zinke cuts to Glacier resos pass House, but visitation up anyway

Glacier National Park visitation was up over last year through September, but if a Republican-controlled Congress has its way, funding for the iconic park coul…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Study examines bighorn interactions, disease implications

A study of bighorn sheep herds in the St. Mary and Waterton Lakes drainages draws some fascinating insight into the animals’ movements and interactions through…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Partnership helps with Glacier whitebark pine restoration

An influx of federal dollars through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bolster Glacier National Park officials’ whit…

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Public has plenty of opinions on Glacier reservation system

There were plenty of ideas on Glacier National Park’s reservation system expressed during an open house in Columbia Falls last week — but sometimes they were w…

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Opinion: Hike to Sperry Chalet really a one star review? She took it to the test...

A one-star AllTrails review of the Sperry Trail to its namesake chalet by Chris Pike describes the adventure as, “Six miles of horse manure, sun-baked gravel, …

Updated 6 months ago
Glacier will go ahead with Gunsight Lake project, adds whitefish

Glacier National Park will go ahead with an effort to remove non-native fish from Gunsight Lake, replacing them with native westslope cutthroat trout, mountain whitefish and bull trout.

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Glacier National Park reached out for employee housing, people responded

Local homeowners answered the call from Glacier National Park officials earlier this year, leasing vacation rentals and apartments to National Park Service sea…

Updated 2 years, 3 months ago
In Glacier, a much different bear story

“Where’s Teddy?” Ben Pascal’s heart nearly stopped when his 5-year-old daughter Naomi asked him this simple question on their way back from a trip to Glacier …

Updated 2 years, 11 months ago
Permits to park, one-way hiking on Highline Trail, just some of changes that could be coming to Glacier National Park

The plan could add more parking spaces inside the park, potentially make a portion of the popular Highline Trail a one-way hike, and ban most overnight parking…

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
In Glacier Park, snowfields help mountain goats breathe easy

Coronavirus notwithstanding, a study of Glacier National Park’s mountain goats continued last summer.

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
Glacier National Park Speaker series coming up

The annual Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Winter Speaker Series brings three interesting and informative presenters during this challenging period in the park.

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
Man charged in alleged Glacier Park rape

A Big Sky man faces federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse for allegedly raping a woman near Lake McDonald last July.

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
Glacier announces fee free days for 2021

Glacier National Park will waive its entrance fee on six days in 2021.