First fires, now bears. The St. Mary area of Glacier Park has had its problems this summer . . .
It will be hard-sided camping only for now at St. Mary Campground on the east side of Glacier National Park.
Bears in search of berries in the area are “creating a high potential for negative human-bear interactions,” park officials said Friday.
RVs, motorhomes, trailers and hard-sided pop-ups will be allowed in the campground, as will camper vehicles such as Volkswagen buses and pickup trucks with small canvas pop-ups “as long as the canvas is not exposed,” Glacier spokeswoman Katelyn Liming said.