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Thu Apr 18 16:07:00 MDT 2013

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(Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks ( invites the public to attend a scoping meeting to help guide and update the management plan for Lone Pine State Park. The meeting will be held at Lone Pine’s Visitor Center on Tuesday, April 30 from 6-7pm.

Participants will be asked to review Lone Pine State Park’s accomplishments over the past decade and offer suggestions on potential goals and priorities for the updated management plan for the next 10 years.

Montana State Parks prepares management plans for state parks to guide quality recreational experiences, enhance park resources and preserve the park’s natural assets.

Lone Pine State Park’s plan details expectations for visitor services, educational activities, interpretive programming, and the operations and maintenance support the park will need.

Under the current Lone Pine management plan, the visitor center with a high-tech meeting room was built, among other accomplishments.

The public will have a variety of opportunities to comment following this first scoping meeting.

What: Lone Pine State Park Public Scoping Meeting

Where: Lone Pine State Park Visitor Center near Kalispell
300 Lone Pine Rd.
Kalispell, MT 59901

When: April 30, 6-7 p.m.

Contact: Amy Grout, Lone Pine State Park Manager, at 406-755-2706 ext 3.

Lone Pine State Park is located 5 miles southwest of Kalispell and offers one of the most dramatic views of the valley, 7.5 miles of trails, and a beautiful interpretive center that provides information on living in a wildlife urban interface. Amenities include a picnic shelter and community room to rent, a volleyball court, horseshoe pit, and an archery range. Lone Pine regularly offers educational and interpretive programs. In the 2012 summer season (May-August) more than 66,000 people visited Lone Pine State Park.

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