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Friday, July 19, 2019

Montana State Parks News

(Hobson, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed campground addition at Ackley Lake State Park near Hobson, MT. Comments will be accepted through Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5pm.

The proposed project would expand capacity at the park by adding eight new picnic tables and fire rings to the campground located at Ackley Lake State Park. The current campground has an insufficient number of designated sites to accommodate campers during peak season.

This proposal is a collaborative project between MSP and the Ackley Lake Club to enhance amenities at the Park. The addition of 8 new sites would increase visitor satisfaction as well as revenue potential for the park in the future. The park’s current budget does not allow for any additional expenses above and beyond routine maintenance needs.

To view a full copy of the environmental assessment visit stateparks.mt.gov and click “Public Comments & Notices”.

A public comment period will be open for 30 days and comments will be accepted through Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5pm. To comment visit stateparks.mt.gov and click “Public Comments & Notices” or email to jtaillie@mt.gov.

The public may also send written comments to Ackley Lake Addition EA, c/o John Taillie, 4600 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT., 59405.

For questions about the draft EA and/or the public comment process, contact John Taillie, Region 4 Park Manager, at (406) 454-5859 or jtaillie@mt.gov.

Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) 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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