Park officials announced early Wednesday morning that all 50 miles of the iconic alpine byway are open to motorized traffic, matching the latest opening date on record
As the North Fork Flathead River Valley grapples with new residents and record visitation to Glacier National Park, incidents involving unsecured garbage and food-conditioned bears last year led to the management deaths of a beloved resident sow and her three cubs. This year, locals are ramping up outreach efforts to be a bear-smart community.
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