Trailhead Host Volunteer Program
Become a volunteer trailhead host in support of bear conservation!
LEARN about black and grizzly bears
SHARE the knowledge
PROTECT an iconic species
Trailhead hosts will provide information to visitors on trails and safe hiking in bear habitat in Glacier National Park. The tasks require good communication skills and the ability to work independently. Trailhead hosts will need a reasonable level of fitness, and experience in hiking in alpine terrain would be considered an asset.
Looking to stay overnight in Glacier National Park? Trailhead hosts will be provided with a campsite, free of charge!
Attention skiers! The Winter Terrain Atlas provides valuable visual terrain information to backcountry users of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks. It is now available for download in a variety of formats.
Students spell out GASP © Natalie Harris
The Glacier Adventure Stewardship Program (GASP) is a program that provides opportunities for local youth (grades 9-10) to connect with their natural and cultural heritage. Students participating in GASP build teamwork and leadership skills through photography, music, backcountry and hiking experiences in Glacier National Park.
Over its first century of operations, Parks Canada has become a world leader in conservation. Much of this knowledge and expertise have been gained from protecting the natural legacy of the Mountain National Parks: Banff, Jasper, Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Kootenay and Yoho.
Learn more about conservation in the mountain parks.
See the Top 10 Conservation Stories from Glacier National Park.
Notice to Visitors: Changes to the Beaver Valley, Copperstain Valley, Glacier Circle and Bald Mountain Areas of Glacier National Park
Bald Mountain Wilderness © Parks Canada
There are major changes to the trail system in the Beaver, Copperstain and Grizzly Creek valleys.
Hey kids - become a Parks Canada Xplorer! Pick up an Xplorer booklet at any park kiosk or office, complete the activities and adventures, and receive an official Xplorer certificate and a prize for your hard work. Free with park entry
Or you can download and print the Glacier National Park Xplorer and the Mount Revelstoke National Park Xplorer booklets yourself! (PDF, 6.5 MB each)
Parks Canada's Custodial Group winter backcountry policy
Parks Canada's Custodial Group winter backcountry policy comes into force on November 15, and remains in effect until April 30.
Custodial groups are groups affiliated with an institution, where at least one person is below the age of majority and that minor is not in the company of his/her parent or legal guardian. Examples would be school groups, Scout/Guide groups, church groups, cadet groups and community youth groups.
Custodial group leaders who are planning backcountry travel have legal obligations and trip planning considerations they must understand. Learn more...
Management Plan 2010 © Parks Canada
This management plan is a review of the 1995 Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks Management Plan and includes management considerations for Rogers Pass National Historic Site of Canada. Learn More...
New Ski Touring Information
Skier on Mount Cheops © Parks Canada
Rogers Pass is a world-famous ski touring destination. It is also the home of the world's largest mobile avalanche control program. If you plan to ski here, you need to know about the particular hazards and obligations you face as a skier or boarder in Rogers Pass. Read up here on what you need to know before you ski in Rogers Pass. Don't forget to check the Backcountry Avalanche Bulletin, produced daily during winter.
* Please be advised that there is no hotel accommodation available in Glacier National Park at this time. Please contact the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce or Golden Chamber of Commerce for nearby accommodation referrals.