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Tue May 06 11:56:44 MDT 2014

Montana State Parks News - Region 1

(Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks ( is celebrating National Kids to Parks Day at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, May 17 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

In recognition of National Park Trust's (NPT) third annual National Kids to Parks Day, hundreds of thousands of children nationwide, including those at Lone Pine State Park, will participate in a grassroots movement to discover American's parks through play. This year, participants will take part in various nature activities to become an official Montana State Parks Junior Ranger and receive a certificate and badge! Kids of all ages are welcome to this event which promises fun for the whole family!

What:     National Kids to Parks Day

Where:   Lone Pine State Park Visitor Center
             300 Lone Pine Road, Kalispell

When:     Saturday, May 17  From 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Contact:  Amy Grout, Park Manager, 406-755-2706 ext 3

Cost:       Free

Lone Pine State Park is located 5 miles southwest of Kalispell and offers one of the most vivid views of the valley, 7.5 miles of trails, and a beautiful interpretive center that provides information on living in a wildlife urban interface.  Additional amenities include a picnic shelter and a community room, which are both available to rent, as well as a volleyball court, horseshoe pit, and an archery range. Furthermore, Lone Pine offers a fantastic variety of educational and interpretive programs.

Join us in celebrating Montana State Parks 75th Anniversary in 2014! Visit Montana State Parks ( and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.
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Amy Grout
Park Manger,
Lone Pine State Park
(406) 755-2706 ext. 3