Wildfires force Goat Haunt Port of Entry to close
GOAT HAUNT, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations announces the seasonal Port of Goat Haunt will be closed for an unknown duration due to nearby wildfires.
The town of Waterton is under a voluntary evacuation alert due to wildfires threatening from the west and ferry service to Goat Haunt was discontinued Aug. 25. The National Park Service announced all trails originating from Goat Haunt are closed. It is unknown when Goat Haunt will re-open.
Goat Haunt is a remote port located at the south end of Waterton Lake, which can only be accessed by ferry from Waterton, Alberta, Canada, or by trail from the North Fork area of Glacier National Park in Montana. Travelers are reminded CBP clearance for travel to Goat Haunt is made prior to arrival at the port using CBP’s Reporting Offsite Arrival – Mobile (ROAM) app. ROAM app kiosks are available at the Shoreline Cruise Dock and Waterton Canada Parks Visitor Center for all those planning to visit Goat Haunt by ferry or trail.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.