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Whether you’re out for a leisurely hike or a longer adventure, make your trip a safe one by checking the latest conditions.

Current fire danger: View fire danger rating

Hiking season in Glacier

The snow-free season is short. In May/June, some trails are snowbound or still subject to avalanche risk. In September, snow may start to accumulate at higher elevations. Check in at the Rogers Pass Discovery Centre for seasonal recommendations.

Balu Pass trail restriction

Balu Pass is important grizzly bear habitat. Between July 15 and September 30 annually, hikers on this trail must travel in tight groups that include at least four adults. This minimizes disturbance to bears and helps keep this area open to hikers.

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Fire danger rating

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
N.A. Current fire danger High 22-06-2021: N/A;  

Camping

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
N.A. Illecillewaet campground Closed. 20-06-2021: Maintenance work in progress; Trail details
N.A. Loop Brook campground Closed. 20-06-2021: Hazardous trees; Respect all posted notices and signs; Maintenance work in progress; Trail details
N.A. Mount Sir Donald campground Closed. 20-06-2021: Hazardous trees; Respect all posted notices and signs; Maintenance work in progress; Trail details
N.A. Hermit backcountry campsite Snowbound. 20-06-2021: Campground closed.; Trail details
N.A. Mount Sir Donald backcountry campsite Snowbound. 20-06-2021: Campground closed.; Trail details

Short hikes

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy 1885 Rails Trail Spring conditions. 20-06-2021: Water levels fluctuate daily; Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Easy Loop Brook Trail Construction is occurring in the area. Please respect all posted notices and signs. 20-06-2021: Closed for maintenance until further notice; Trail details
Easy Bear Creek Falls Trail Open. 20-06-2021: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Easy Meeting of the Waters Trail Spring conditions 20-06-2021: Snow covered sections; Trail details
Easy Rock Garden Trail Open. 21-06-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Easy Hemlock Grove Trail Boardwalk can be slippery - use caution. 20-06-2021: Dogs on leash permitted; Trail details

Day hikes

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Great Glacier Trail Spring conditions 20-06-2021: Snow covered sections; Trail details
Moderate Bostock Creek Trail Spring conditions 20-06-2021: Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Avalanche Crest Trail Early season conditions. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Avalanche risk, use caution; Trail details
Moderate Balu Pass Trail Early season conditions. 20-06-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Asulkan Valley Trail Avalanche risk, use caution. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Bridge(s) out; Trail details
Difficult Hermit Trail Trees blown down. 20-06-2021: Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Difficult Mount Sir Donald Trail Avalanche risk, use caution. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Bridge(s) out; Trail details
Difficult Glacier Crest Trail Avalanche risk, use caution. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details
Difficult Perley Rock Trail Avalanche risk, use caution. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Bridge(s) out; Trail details
Difficult Abbott Ridge Trail Avalanche risk, use caution. 20-06-2021: Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details

Multi-day hikes

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Beaver Valley Trail Partially closed, check trail details for additional information. 20-06-2021: Northern part of trail from trailhead to Grizzly Creek open for hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing; Respect all posted notices and signs; Trail details
Difficult Bald Hills Trail Variable conditions. 20-06-2021: Unmaintained trail; Deadfall on trail; Not recommended; Trail details