Evacuation Order Issued for Waterton Lakes National Park

By | September 9, 2017

Waterton National Park on Aug. 19, 2016. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon reports that Parks Canada has issued an immediate evacuation order for Waterton Lakes National Park, including Waterton Park townsite, and all front-country and back-country trails, facilities, and areas as a result of significant public safety risk from the Kenow Fire, which is burning primarily in nearby British Columbia. The park, located across the border from Glacier National Park, is closed to all incoming traffic except emergency vehicles. Read the full story here.

Here’s the same story from the Hungry Horse News.

From the Hungry Horse News

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