Glacier Park releases data after ticketed entry pilot program
Last updated 9/17/2021 at 11:41am
From Glacier National Park
WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park reports another busy year with 2,354,475 visitors through August.
A pilot ticketed entry system was implemented on Going-to-the-Sun Road for the 2021 season to help manage high traffic volumes during a predicted high visitor season; avoid traffic back-ups onto U.S. Highway 2 during construction; and operate with reduced staff and services due to COVID-19 mitigations. The goals of ticketed entry included shaving off the high peaks in traffic to reduce congestion on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and avoiding gridlock that co...