Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions. We have answers.
Is there cell phone service in Polebridge?

No.

How does the Merc bake without power?

We are off the grid, but we still have power. Solar panels and a diesel generator power Polebridge. We are working hard to reach 80 percent renewable power in the coming 5 years.

solar-panel
Is there a pay phone in Polebridge?

Yes. But it doesn’t always work.

What is the total population of Polebridge?

Animals or humans… wildlife still outnumber residents by the thousands.

Is there wifi in Polebridge?

No. But there is a computer with internet you can use.

Do you accept drop packages for the Pacific Northwest Trail?

Yes. But we are not responsible for their contents.

So how bad is the road?

Depends on the time of year. If you travel through West Glacier (Camas Road) there is only 7 miles of gravel. Camas road is closed in the winter. Check here for current status http://home.nps.gov/applications/glac/roadstatus/roadstatus.cfm

Garbage facilities?

There are no public garbage facilities in Polebridge. Please pack it in, pack it out.

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