A rite of summer has arrived at Glacier National Park: The Going-to-the-Sun Road is now open in its entirety to motorized vehicle travel, providing access to Logan Pass and other alpine wonders.
National Parks Traveler reported that crews at the Montana park have finished snow removal, assessed current snow conditions, cleaned up rocks and other road debris, finished guard rail installation, and have Logan Pass facilities for visitor use. Services at Logan Pass include restroom facilities and potable water. The Logan Pass Visitor Center is also open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sept. 4. The center offers information about the park, ranger programs, and a bookstore managed by the Glacier National Park Conservancy.
Vehicles and vehicle combinations longer than 21 feet and wider than 9 feet are prohibited along the Going-to-the-Sun Road between Avalanche Campground and Rising Sun. Vehicles over 10 feet in height may have difficulty driving west from Logan Pass due to rock overhangs.
Interpretive bus tours on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and other areas of the park are available through Sun Tours and Glacier National Park Lodges.
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