This page is where you will find up-to-date information related to the Boundary Wildfire.

Information updates


Parks Canada will only provide further updates about the Boundary Wildfire when there are significant changes such as notable fire growth, changes to area closures and anticipated increase in fire activity.

Latest Parks Canada update: September 14, 2018

Additional information on the Boundary Wildfire is available from U.S. fire managers

Area closures and advisories:

The closures associated with the Boundary Wildfire along the Lakeshore Trail and at Boundary Bay Campground are lifted. Keep in mind smoke may remain active and visible to the public on the east side of the Boundary Wildfire.

For detailed trail closure information in Glacier National Park, visit: Current Conditions

Wildfire quick facts

Location: Boundary Creek Valley, Glacier National Park (U.S.) and Waterton Lakes National Park

Status: 81% contained

Size (approx): 1,100 hectares


  • U.S. fire managers will monitor the fire with air patrol and a remote camera.
  • Parks Canada and U.S. fire managers are coordinating efforts closely and are in constant communication about fire activity and response.
Air quality reports

Provincial governments are responsible for air quality reports. For more information about air quality and air quality advisories:

Road reports

For the most current information about road closures, alternate routes and more check:

Photos: September 7 - 12
Photos: August 25 - 26
Photos: August 23 - 24