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OUTDOORS: GNP isn't going anywhere: I support the Blackfeet's decision to keep the east side entrances closed

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The Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the West each summer. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, access to Many Glacier and the entire east side of Glacier National Park is off limits right now.

Nothing like a global pandemic to put things in perspective. Yes, it's times like these when you realize what's truly important, and what, at least in the short-term, you can live without.

I think about those things every single day. And because I'm trying my hardest to keep things in perspective during these strange and crazy days, I felt the need to publicly issue my support to the Blackfeet Nation, and their decision to continue their non-essential travel-ban on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

It's absolutely the right thing to do, and while I am sorely going to miss hiking in Many...



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