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Wed May 07 10:58:08 MDT 2014

Montana State Parks News - Region 4

(Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks ( celebrates National Kids to the Parks Day at Giant Springs State Park Saturday, May 17 from 10am to 2pm.

Kids to Parks Day is an annual nationwide day of play organized by National Park Trust. Celebrate National Kids to the Parks Day with fun nature-based activities. Join a Giant Springs Park Ranger to learn about animal tracks and make one of your own. Or participate in activities towards becoming a Montana State Parks Junior Ranger.  Kids of all ages are welcome. This event is free to Montana residents; regular park fees apply for nonresidents. For more information contact Rachel Shumaker at (406) 727-1212.

What:  National Kids to the Parks Day

Where: Giant Springs State Park Ranger Station
            4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls

When:  Saturday, May 17 from 10am- 2pm

Giant Springs State Park located in Great Falls offers a variety of outdoor experiences. Come marvel at the park's remarkable features and view the variety of bird life. Take part in special events, picnic by the Missouri River, visit the fish hatchery and visitor center, walk along the River’s Edge Trail, view the nearby Rainbow Falls overlook, or visit the neighboring Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center operated by the U.S. Forest Service. In 2013, Giant Springs State Park received over 307,000 visits.


Rachel Shumaker
Giant Springs Ranger
4600 Giant Springs Rd