On Feb. 25 Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Annual Winter Speaker series features Teagan Tomlin, an interpretive ranger in Glacier National Park who will present “If Rocks Could Talk.” Tomlin will take listeners through the park’s geologic history and describe four major phases that helped shape the Park’s scenery at 7 p.m. at the Museum… Read More »
Glacier dashboard looks to give real-time updates on Park conditions Glacier National Park visitors should soon have a new way to keep up with conditions inside the park, Superintendent Jeff Mow told the Columbia Falls Area Chamber of Commerce last week. During his talk as the guest speaker at the Chamber’s monthly luncheon last week,… Read More »
They had Sperry Chalet looking better than ever, then it burned down Kevin Warrington was feeling pretty good about the Sperry Chalet as he hiked down to the Going-to-the-Sun Road in August 2017. He and his staff at the backcountry icon in Glacier National Park had just completed a host of renovations at the chalet,… Read More »
Sperry Chalet Rising from the Ashes – Flathead Beacon Immediately after the 2017 Sprague Fire reduced the 106-year-old Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park from an iconic backcountry destination to a smoldering ruin, the ambitious race to rebuild the historic structure began in earnest.
Glacier Park’s Sperry Chalet expected to reopen by 2020 The plan is to have Sperry Chalet open to the public by the summer of 2020, National Park Service officials told contractors and the public interested in the project on Wednesday at a meeting in Kalispell.
Explore: Sperry Chalet Industry Night and Open House – Flathead Beacon The National Park Service in partnership with the Glacier National Park Conservancy will host an industry and open house about Sperry Chalet on Feb. 13 at the Red Lion Hotel in Kalispell. The National Park Service Denver Service Center, the construction branch of the… Read More »
Park Awarded $9 million for Pavement Preservation on Going-to-the-Sun Road – Flathead Beacon News & Features Glacier National Park will launch a major pavement preservation project in 2019 and 2020 to improve park roads, including the Going-to-the-Sun Road, which will receive a protective coating similar to a chip seal to extend the life of the… Read More »