Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: State Parks News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/parks/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en “Let’s Go Owling” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Friday, May 1 at 8:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0653.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Let’s Go Owling” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Friday, May 1 at 8:30pm. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:08:12 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0653.html 2015-04-24T18:08:12Z Temporary Closure for Flat Iron Boat Launch -May 6th and 7th, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0652.html (Thompson Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Flat Iron Boat Launch near Thompson Falls State Park will be closed on May 6th and 7th, 2015. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:04:09 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0652.html 2015-04-24T18:04:09Z International Migratory Bird Day (A Trekker Kids Event) At Travelers’ Rest State Park -Saturday, May 2, from 10am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0651.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturday, May 2 from 10am to 1 pm. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:54:25 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0651.html 2015-04-23T21:54:25Z Earth Day Celebrations Rescheduled At Lone Pine State Park -Activities to be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 9am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0650.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Earth Day Celebrations at Lone Pine State Park have been rescheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 9am to 1pm. The event was originally planned for Saturday, April 25. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0650.html 2015-04-17T19:51:47Z The Wonders of Water At Chief Plenty Coups State Park - Saturday, April 25 from 10am to 3pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0649.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it will be hosting the Wonders of Water, a one day event for children focusing on water, at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday, April 25 from 10am to 3pm. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:08:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0649.html 2015-04-15T20:08:36Z Decision Notice Issued for AMENDED Eden Bridge Host Pad Improvement Project At Smith River State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0648.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a decision notice has been issued for an amended host pad improvement project at Eden Bridge in Smith River State Park near Ulm, MT. The decision is to move forward with the improvements to the existing host site area as amended, including the addition of two host pads with associated utilities. By notification of this Decision Notice the Environmental Assessment (EA) is hereby made the Final EA. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:22:40 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0648.html 2015-04-15T15:22:40Z Public Invited to Traditional Native Games At First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Saturday, April 25 from 2 to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0647.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting Traditional Native Games at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, April 25 from 2pm to 4pm. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:14:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0647.html 2015-04-14T22:14:35Z Join Us! for a Ranger-Guided Hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Saturday, April 18 at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0646.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a Ranger-guided Hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, April 18 at 10am. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:08:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0646.html 2015-04-14T22:08:35Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting To Be Held At Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Friday, April 17 from 10:30am to 12:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0645.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Friday, April 17 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park near Whitehall, MT. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:01:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0645.html 2015-04-09T20:01:45Z Area Middle School Students Invited To Apply To Attend Bitterroot Culture Camp http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0644.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites area middle school students to apply to attend the Bitterroot Culture Camp on May 10 and 11 and July 7-11. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:05:19 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0644.html 2015-04-08T22:05:19Z Annual Off-Highway Vehicle Program Grant Funds Available -Applications due by Wednesday, July 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0643.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced the opening of the 2016 Off-Highway Vehicle Program (OHV) grant cycle today. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, April 8, 2015 through 4:00 PM Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:42:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0643.html 2015-04-08T21:42:26Z Join Us! For a Bird Stroll at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, April 18th from 7 to 9am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0642.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting a Bird Stroll at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, April 18 from 7 to 9am. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:37:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0642.html 2015-04-08T21:37:47Z Town Hall Meetings Scheduled To Discuss Hell Creek State Park Master Management Plan -April 21 and 22 at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0641.html (Jordan, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to two town hall meetings regarding future development at Hell Creek State Park, located on Fort Peck Reservoir. The meetings will be held in Billings, MT on Tuesday, April 21 and in Jordan, MT on Wednesday, April 22. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:03:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0641.html 2015-04-08T21:03:18Z Montana State Parks Expands Campground Reservation Options http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0640.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it has expanded campsite reservation availability at a seven parks across the state. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:14:09 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0640.html 2015-04-02T20:14:09Z Travelers’ Rest State Park Introduces New Trekker Kids Program -Saturday, April 11 from 8am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0639.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will introduce Trekker Kids, a new program at Travelers’ Rest State Park. The program will launch with an open house at the park on Saturday, April 11 from 8am to 1pm. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:32:02 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0639.html 2015-04-01T22:32:02Z Travelers' Rest State Park to Host Traditional Games Teaching Clinic -April 7-9, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0638.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting a clinic for individuals interested in teaching Traditional Games. The clinic will be held April 7-9 at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, MT. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:25:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0638.html 2015-04-01T20:25:31Z Public Comment Sought on Proposed 2015 Trail Grant Applications - Comments due by Friday, May 8 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0637.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant applications for the 2015 grant cycle which closed on March 6. The public comment period is open through Friday, May 8 at 5pm. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:23:42 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0637.html 2015-03-31T17:23:42Z 2015 Smith River SUPER PERMIT Winner Announced http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0636.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Kevin Schey, 26, from Billings is the 2015 Smith River “Super Permit” winner. This is the fifth year for the “Super Permit” drawing that awards a launch permit good for any date the winner chooses. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:50:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0636.html 2015-03-31T16:50:50Z Montana State Parks Announces Update on Makoshika Road Project http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0635.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the switchback road leading to the upper area of Makoshika State Park open to the public on May 1, 2015. Monitoring of the project will continue through 2015. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:22:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0635.html 2015-03-25T22:22:48Z Food Storage Requirements Adopted for Smith River State Park in 2016 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0634.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that mandatory food storage has been adopted for Smith River State Park beginning in 2016. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:15:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0634.html 2015-03-17T22:15:35Z Public Comment Sought on EA for Eden Bridge Amended Host Site Improvement Project at Smith River State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0633.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that public comment is being sought on a draft environmental assessment (EA) for an amended host site improvement project located at Eden Bridge in Smith River State Park. Eden Bridge is the take-out site for recreational floaters on the Smith River near Ulm, MT. Approximately 5,000 people per year float the Smith River. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:01:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0633.html 2015-03-17T17:01:33Z Public Invited to Volunteer Open House at Travelers’ Rest State Park - Saturday, March 21 from 1pm to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0632.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting a Volunteer Open House at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturday, March 21 from 1pm to 4pm. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:48:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0632.html 2015-03-12T16:48:22Z Montana State Parks Announces Community Service Awards http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0631.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that six individuals have received Community Service Awards for their outstanding efforts serving Montana State Parks in 2014. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:49:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0631.html 2015-03-11T22:49:20Z First Teachers, Ghostly Gatherings and Mark Twain Conclude 2015 Winter Storytelling Series at Travelers’ Rest State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0630.html (Lolo, MT) – Join us-Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for the Winter Storytelling Series at Travelers’ Rest State Park every Saturday through March 21. This year’s series concludes with First Teachers of Missoula, Ghostly Gatherings from the Treasure State, and Mark Twain. All programs begin at 11am. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:22:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0630.html 2015-03-04T21:22:21Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park seeks Volunteers -Information and Orientation Session on Saturday, March 21 from 12pm to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0629.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking volunteers to help with the upcoming spring and summer seasons at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park near Ulm, MT. The park will host an information and orientation session for new and returning volunteers on Saturday, March 21 from 12pm to 4pm. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:26:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0629.html 2015-03-03T22:26:32Z