Today is Last Day to Travel Entire Going-to-the-Sun-Road for Season
If you are looking for a lovely fall scenic Sunday drive, consider a trip to Glacier National Park. Today is the last day the entire 50 miles of Going-to-the-Sun road will be open for the 2014 season.
Throughout the fall and winter seasons, the entrance station at West Glacier is staffed on weekends. Visitors are reminded that valid park entry is required year round.
During weekdays, visitors can stop at park headquarters in West Glacier for information and assistance, or call 406-888-7800 for general park information, including the specific location of hiker/biker closures.
Current road conditions, updated as conditions change, and additional details are available at the park’s website, www.nps.gov/glac, or by calling 406-888-7800.
Here are some dates to remember:
- September 21, 2014 – The last day to drive the entire 50 miles.
- September 22, 2014 – A section of the road will close to vehicle traffic to accommodate accelerated road rehabilitation. You will still be able to drive to Logan Pass from the West Entrance. The Going-to-the-Sun Road will be closed bewteen St. Mary Campground and Logan Pass.
- October 19, 2014 – The last day to drive to Logan Pass from the West Entrance
- October 20, 2014 – The alpine section of the road will be inaccessible to vehicles.