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By Johnathan Hettinger
Montana Free Press 

Glacier National Park closes over coronavirus concerns

 

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Glacier National Park is closed until further notice.

Glacier National Park announced it will temporarily close, as of 5 p.m. Friday, March 27 in coordination with the state of Montana, Flathead County, Glacier County and the Blackfeet Tribe.

"We're closed until we all feel that it is safe to reopen," Superintendent Jeff Mow said in an interview with Montana Free Press as the park closed.

Local and state health officials had raised health concerns about visitors traveling to the park from across the country and potentially transporting COVID-19, Mow said. The park receives around three million visitors each year. In January and February, the p...



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