Fee-Free Weekend

By | February 13, 2015

Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived this President’s Day Weekend, Saturday, February 14 through Monday, February 16.

Visitors are encouraged to experience the park’s winter landscape.Snowshoeing and skiing are popular winter recreational activities in Glacier National Park.Be prepared for changing weather conditions as weather can vary drastically from lower valley locations to higher elevation locations.Severe weather, lack of snow, winter rains, or melting conditions can quickly alter the difficulty of any winter trip.

Visitors are encouraged to visit the park’s website for information about skiing and snowshoeing in the park at http://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/crosscountryskiing.htm.

Avalanches may pose a danger in the mountainous portions of the park and surrounding areas.Please visit the Flathead Avalanche Center’s website for updated information and advisories at http://www.flatheadavalanche.org/.

Additional fee-free days for 2015 include:
April 18-19 Opening Weekend of National Park Week,
August 25 99th Birthday of National Park Service,
September 26 National Public Lands Day, and
November 11 Veterans Day.

For more information about Glacier National Park, visit the park’s webpage at http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm or the park’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GlacierNPS, or contact 406-888-7800.

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