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First Peoples Buffalo Jump Goes to Winter Hours

Monday, September 28, 2009

Headlines - Region 4

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, southwest of Great Falls, will switch to winter hours Oct. 1.

From Oct. 1 to March 31, the state park formerly known as Ulm Pishkun, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m., Sunday.

The top of the buffalo jump remains open everyday and is only closed during deep snow events.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is located 13.5 miles southwest of Great Falls, MT. Take I-15 from either Great Falls or Helena to the Ulm exit (exit 270). At the bottom of the exit turn north on the Ulm-Vaughn Road and follow it for 3.5 miles to the park entrance.

For additional information call Robert Thomson at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park at (406) 866-2217.