Glacier National Park

Waterton Lakes Fire 100% Contained, Under Control
The Waterton Lake wildfire is now 100% contained, and is considered “under control”.
The fire burned approximately 25 acres on the slopes of Campbell Mountain, on the west side of Upper Waterton Lake in Glacier National Park.
Parks Canada crews will continue to patrol the f…
Thompson Fire Complex Update 8-21-15 9:00am
Sheep Fire is now 1/2 mile from US-2, BNSF Tracks
US-2 remains closed to thru traffic between East Glacier and West Glacier. Local residents are being allowed through to retrieve valuables from homes and cabins in the Essex Area. Residents have been told to prepare to evacuate on short notice, but an…
Two New Fires Reported Near Essex
A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m at the Izaak Walton Hotel outside shelter in Essex.
The Incident Management Team in charge of the Thompson Fire in Glacier National Park has assumed management of two new fire starts (Sheep and Granite Fires) on the Flathead National For…
GNP: Reynolds Creek Fire Update 8-17-15
Fire Continues to Burn within Perimeter
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The night closure on the east side of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park has been lifted. The entire 52 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open to vehicle access...
GNP: Thompson Fire Update 8-17-15
Fire Update: The Thompson Fire  is located in a remote south-central backcountry area of Glacier National Park about 15 miles east of the West Glacier entrance and 12 miles southwest of the Saint Mary entrance. The fire is burning in the Thompson Creek and Nyack Creek drainages west of Med…
GNP: New Fire Starts Near Waterton Lake
CANADIAN FIREFIGHTERS ANSWER THE CALL
Parks Canada crews responded to a report of a lighning-caused forest fire from US National Park staff at Goat Haunt, Glacier National Park.  A helicopter, which was on standby in Waterton Lakes National Park, was immediately deployed to bucket the fire...
GNP: Thompson Fire Update 8-13-15
 
Fire Update: The Thompson Fire is located in a remote south-central backcountry area of Glacier National Park about 15 miles east of the West Glacier entrance and 12 miles southwest of the Saint Mary entrance. The fire is burning in the Thompson Creek and Nyack Creek Drainages west of Medicine Griz…
USFS: Update on the Sucker Creek Fire, Helena National Forest
Here is the latest information from the Helena National Forest:
The lightning-caused Sucker Creek Fire, which is currently burning in the Sucker Creek area on the Lincoln Ranger District, was reported Monday, August 10th. The fire is in very rugged, steep terrain and burning in a stand of tree snags.…
GNP: Fire Restrictions for Back Country of Park
Campfires Only Allowed in Front Country
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – As of Wednesday, August 12, campfires will not be allowed in the back country of Glacier National Park.  Campfires will continue to be allowed only in designated sites in front country campgrounds...

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