Here's what you need to know about Glacier National Park today - courtesy of the Glacier National Park Conservancy
Last Updated: 6/21/24 at 8:00AM MT. Check for the latest. GNPC Logo





What you need to know

FOR June 21, 2024



Park Activities Today

  • 8am-11am: St. Mary Bird Walk, Red Eagle Lake Trailhead (link)
  • 8:30am-10:45am: Creekside Stroll, Apgar VC flagpole (link)
  • 9am-12pm: Redrock Falls Hike, Swiftcurrent Motor Inn (link)
  • 10am-10:15am: Wildlife Encounters Talk, Apgar VC Plaza (link)
  • 1:30pm-2pm: Amazing Animals Talk, Apgar Nature Center (link)
  • 1:30pm-2pm: Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?, Many Glacier Hotel Lobby (link)
  • 2pm-3:30pm: St. Mary Lake Boat Tour, Rising Sun Boat Dock (link)
  • 2:30pm-4pm: Meet Many Glacier Walk, Swiftcurrent Lake behind the Many Glacier Hotel (link)
  • 3pm-4pm: Lake McDonald Boat Tour, Lake McDonald Boat Dock (link)
  • 3pm-3:30pm: Ranger's Choice Talk, Two Medicine Campstore Porch (link)
  • 4pm-5pm: Historic Hotel Walking Tour, Many Glacier Hotel (link)
  • 6:30pm-7pm: Traditional Native American Games, North Shore Trailhead (link)
  • 7pm-7:45pm: Apgar CG Evening Talk, Apgar CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: Many Glacier CG Evening Talk, Many Glacier CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: Many Glacier Hotel Evening Program, Many Glacier Hotel Lucerne Room (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: Native America Speaks - Don Fish, Two Medicine CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: Rising Sun CG Evening Talk, Rising Sun CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: St. Mary CG Evening Talk, St. Mary CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 8pm-8:45pm: Two Medicine CG Evening Talk, Two Medicine CG Amphitheater (link)
  • 9pm-9:45pm: Fish Creek CG Evening Program, Fish Creek CG Amphitheater (link)





Today, sunrise is at 5:34am and sunset is at 9:41pm. There will be 16 hours and 7 minutes of daylight.

Forecasts Around the Park:

Today's weather forecast in Glacier

The current AQI in West Glacier is 16. This air quality is considered good.

Air quality data from the National Park Service.




Trail Closures

  • Grinnell Glacier: closed due to hazard snow - Josephine Lake to Glacier Overlook
  • Gunsight Pass: closed due to bear activity - Florence Falls Jct. to Gunsight Lake
  • Hidden Lake: closed due to bear activity - Hidden Lake Overlook to Hidden Lake
  • Highline: closed due to hazard snow - Logan Pass - Granite Park Chalet
  • Red Eagle Trail Segment: closed due to bear activity
  • Swiftcurrent Lake Loop: closed due to bear activity - Loop around the Swiftcurrent Lake

Road Closures

  • Going-to-the-Sun Road is closed from Avalanche to Jackson Glacier Overlook.

Going-to-the-Sun Road Hiker/Biker Closures

  • Road Crew Closure: West - Road Camp, 10.6 miles from gate at Avalanche.
  • Road Crew Closure: East - Lunch Creek, 3.6 miles from gate at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

Road Crew Closures are in effect during work hours, Avalanche Hazard Closures are in effect at all times.

Campground Closures

  • Not yet open for the season: Avalanche Creek, Logging Creek, Quartz Creek

Trail, road, and campground conditions can change throughout the day, check the NPS website for the latest.



Daily Notices


  • Our next Glacier Book Club (7/10) will feature the book Footprint of a Heart with author Shayla Paradeis! Register at
  • Iinnii Days are taking place this year from June 19-21 at Buffalo Spirit Hills Ranch south of Browning. Event is open to the public.



Glacier Peak of the Day

Mount Stimson - 10142 ft.
(Full size peak image, peak location on map)



Today's product of the day

Product of the Day:
National Geographic Topo Map - Many Glacier #314

This National Geographic topo map is perfect for backcountry endeavors in the Many Glacier region of the park and includes expansive detail of the north... (Product Link).


Today's picture of the day

Glacier Image of the Day

Plowing Going-to-the-Sun Road in 2023
Image courtesy of Glacier National Park.



This Morning's Sunrise

This morning's sunrise

Click to see a timelapse video of the sunrise.




Glacier National Park Conservancy