Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT Fully Open | Still Plenty of Evidence of Winter on the Route

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Crews remove snow from the Big Drift on the east side of Logan Pass on Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park earlier this month. Credit: David Reese/Missoula Current

The Going-to-the-Sun Road is open for its entire 50-mile length, but there’s still plenty of evidence of winter along the high-country route, reports the Missoula Current.

Glacier National Park opened the gates early Saturday, after crews finished removing snow and rocks from the road and prepped the Logan Pass Visitor Center. Should you venture up the road, though, be prepared for cold temperatures, wind, icy conditions and plenty of snow along the road, officials warned.

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Drivers should also watch for rockfall through the Rim Rock area, about one mile west of Logan Pass. Rocks and other debris will continue to fall onto the road throughout the summer. Park rangers are warning of hazardous snow bridges and snow walls along the road, particularly near Big Bend, the Big Drift, Lunch Creek and Siyeh Bend.

The Highline Trail from Logan Pass remains closed because of hazardous snow conditions. For up-to-date information on trail conditions and clearing activities, visit the park’s trail status webpage.

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