Smoking Restriction within US National Parks
Montana and Wyoming Laws on Smoking
The Montana Clean Indoor Air Ac, enacted in 2005 and implemented fully in October 2009,
allows hotels to offer 35% of their rooms as smoking rooms, and the rest have to be smoke-free.
Wyoming has no state laws concerning indoor smoking in general, and thus local governments
can regulate general indoor smoking as they see fit. Wyoming recommeded to provide adequate
protection against exposure to secondhand smoke in public places.
Glacier National Park
(L) Reynolds Mountain, Glacier National Park (R) Swiftcurrent Motor Inn and Cabin at the Glacier National Park
(L) A sign plate shows that Many Glacier Hotel is smoke-free hotel.
(R) This plate shows a desgnated smoking place at Swiftcurrent Motor Inn.
In Montana, no smoking restriction was enforced within a certain arean of building entrances/exits, windows and air ducts.
(L) Many Glacier Hotel : The hotel is opened to the public in 1915
(R) A notice that the hotel will be open after June 15.
Smoking Ban in Hotels at Glacier National Park
Swiftcurrent Moter Inn: 88 rooms /all non-smoking
Many Glacier Hotel: 214 rooms/all non-smoking
Glacier Park Lodge: 160 rooms/all nonsmoking
St. Mary Lodge, Cabins and Motel: 115 rooms/all nonsmoking
Lake McDonald Lodge: 100 rooms/all non-smoking
A stand ashtray and a carriage porch of the Glacier Park Lodge, East Glacier, Montana
Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton mountains
(L) A lobby of Jackson Lake Lodge (R) A designated smoking chair outside of a lobby
(L) A stand ash-tray of the Jackson Lake Lodge (R) No smoking is allowed at a balcony of the lodge.
(L) The number of grocery store is limited. However, store provide a large selection of fruits and vegetables.
(R)A tap water may not be quite safe. Although there are a few number of 'Water filling station' to refill a plastic water bottle.
Chinese group traveler was eating lunch at chairs in front of grocery store.
(L) One of Chinese was smoking on the way to return to the tour bus.
(R) No-smoking rule is strictly enforced inside of the building.
(L) Signal Mountain Lodge (R) A wide view from the summit of Signal Mountain, Montana
(L) A designated smoking place of the Signal Mountain Lodge
(R) No smoking is allowed within 6.1 meters of doorways or windows of a building.
Smoking Ban in Hotels at Grand Teton National Park
Jackson Lake Lodge: 385 rooms ( 37 large rooms and 348 cabins )/all non-smoking
Signal Mountain Lodge: 79 rooms/all non-smoking
Jenny Lake Lodge: 37 rooms/all nonsmoking
Colt Bay Village: 166 cabins/all nonsmoking
Hilton Garden Inn Kalispell: 114 rooms/all non-smoking
$B"((BHilton Garden Inn Kalispell is not the hotel within the boundary of Grand Teton National Park.
Hilton Garden Inn Kalispell
Wendy's restaurant in Kalispell is smokefree. No smoking allowed inside.
Yellowstone National Park
It is very pleasant time to spend in the hot whirlpool, with the lake and mountain view.
(L) Grand Canyon of Yellowstone (R) A Japanese in a group tour was smoking with a portable ashtray in the trail in Yellowstone.
(L) No-smoking sign at the entrance door to Visitor Center
(R) No-smoking sign in a garbage can
(L) A stand ashtray outside of the general shop at the Canyon of the Yellowstone National Park
(R) A stand ashtray placed outside of the Canyon Lodge
(L) A designated smoking place at Mammoth Hot Springs
(R) A stand ashtray on the way to a restairant of Mammouth Hot Springs
(L) A Chinese woman in a group tour was smoking near the stand ashtray of the Old faithful Inn
(R) No-smoking sgign posted in the corridor between the East Wing and the Old House, Old faithful Inn
(L) No-smoking sign on the trail of the Geyser (M) Beehive eruption, Yellowstone National Park
(R) No-smoking sign at the famous Old faithful Geser Basin
(L) All guest rooms are non-smoking at all accommodation in Yellowstone National Park.
(R) The 'Thank you for Not Smoking' sign at a guest room of Old Faithful Inn
Smoking Ban in Hotels at Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful Inn: 329 (325) rooms/all non-smoking
Old Faithful Smow Lodge: 134 rooms/all non-smoking
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins: 96 rooms/all non-smoking
Lake Yellowstone Hotel: 296 rooms $B!&!&!&(B
$B!&!&!&(B157 rooms, 1 suite, 36 Annex and 102 Cabins/all nonsmoking
Lake Lodge Cabins: 186 rooms/all nonsmoking
Mammouth Hot Springs Hotel: 211 rooms/all non-smoking
Canyon Lodge and Cabins: 520 rooms/all non-smoking
All rental cars from Avis and Hertz in North America are smoke-free.
A retail price of Marlboro is $5.95 at Grand Teton National Park, $7.25 at Mammouth,
Yellowstone National Park. No-smoking sign plate was rarely found inside of a restaurant
and/or a bar, in the states of Washington, Montana and Wyoming.
$B!!(BInternational comparison of cigarette prices and taxes
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on the on-the-spot investigation.
$B!!(BUS West Coast and National Parks 2012
Midwestern US and at San Francisco
Seattle 01 Seattle 02 Amtrak to Glacier National Park Glacier National Park Grand Teton National Parks
Yellowstone National Park 01 Yellowstone National Park 02 Smoking ban in National Parks
San Francisco 01 San Francisco 02 Hotels in San Francisco UCSF Medical Center
Smoking control in Midwestern US and at San Francisco
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All photographs were taken in June 2012, unless otherwise described.
This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written in July 2012, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
A smoking control in Midwestern US and at San Francisco
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