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 Medicine Rocks Day -Sunday, July 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1498.html (Ekalaka, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and the Carter County Museum will host Medicine Rocks Day at Medicine Rocks State Park on Sunday, July 28 beginning at 11am. Join us at the park and enjoy a day of presentations on the geology, paleontology, and nature which makes Medicine Rocks so special. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:30:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1498.html 2019-07-19T21:30:47Z Public Comment Open for Proposed Ackley Lake Addition EA -Comments accepted through August 19, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1495.html (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. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:17:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1495.html 2019-07-19T20:17:38Z Summer Youth Program: “Map It” at Makoshika State Park -Thursday, July 25 from 9:30-11:30 am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1497.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Summer Youth Program “Map It” at Makoshika State Park on Thursday, July 25 from 9:30am to 11:30am. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:27:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1497.html 2019-07-18T21:27:00Z Lions, Living Caves and Citizen Science at the Caverns -July 26, 27 and 29 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1496.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to enjoy interpretive programs at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, offered on July 26, 27 and 29. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:23:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1496.html 2019-07-18T21:23:00Z Fauna of the Flathead Guided Hikes at Wayfarers -July through September 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1500.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Fauna of the Flathead guided hikes at Flathead Lake State Park at Wayfarers on July 27th, August 24th, and September 28th at 10:30 am. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:37:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1500.html 2019-07-17T21:37:00Z “Skin Boats of the Fur Trade” with Billy Maxwell at Makoshika State Park -Friday, July 26, 2019 at 7:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1499.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Skin Boats of the Fur Trade” at Makoshika State Park on Friday, July 26 at 7:00pm. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:34:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1499.html 2019-07-17T21:34:00Z Bull Boat Workshop with Billy Maxwell at Makoshika State Park -Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1482.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Bull Boat Workshop at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, July 27 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:08:44 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1482.html 2019-07-11T20:08:44Z All About Amphibians at Brush Lake State Park -Friday, July 26 at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1481.html (Dagmar, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host All About Amphibians at Brush Lake State Park on Friday, July 26 at 7:00pm. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:06:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1481.html 2019-07-11T20:06:41Z Hike to the Jump at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Sunday, July 21 from 12pm – 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1480.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Hike to the Jump at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Sunday, July 21 from 12pm to 2pm. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:03:23 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1480.html 2019-07-11T20:03:23Z Junior Ranger Day at Wayfarers -Wednesday, July 24th 12pm-2pm- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1479.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Junior Ranger Day at Flathead Lake State Park at Wayfarers on Wednesday, July 24 from 12pm to 2pm. Join a park ranger to explore Wayfarers and discover the forest right in your backyard while you earn your Junior Ranger badge. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:00:34 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1479.html 2019-07-11T20:00:34Z Lyndel Meikle at Missouri Headwaters State Park -Saturday, July 20th, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1478.html (Three Forks, MT) Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host historian Lyndel Meikle as she presents a duet of cattle-themed Summer Speaker Series programs at Missouri Headwaters State Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:57:16 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1478.html 2019-07-11T19:57:16Z Resurgent Wild, Edible Plants and Cave Formations in a New Light -July 19, 20 and 22 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1486.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host interpretive programs on the “Resurgent Wild”, “Edible Plants” and “Cave Formations in a New Light” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, July 19, 20 and 22. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:23:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1486.html 2019-07-10T20:23:00Z StarLab (Portable Planetarium) at Makoshika State Park -Friday, July 20, 2019 @ 1:00-9:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1485.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public on an astronomical journey at StarLab at Makoshika State Park on Friday, July 20, from 1pm to 9pm. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:21:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1485.html 2019-07-10T20:21:00Z Makoshika State Park Summer Youth Program: “Bird Feats” -Thursday, July 18 from 9:30-11:30 am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1484.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Summer Youth Program “Bird Feats” at Makoshika State Park on Thursday, July 18, at 9:30 to 11:30am. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:19:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1484.html 2019-07-10T20:19:00Z Summer Scavenger Hunt at Chief Plenty Coups State Park -Saturday, July 27, 2019 1:00 – 4:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1483.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a scavenger hunt at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday July 27th from 1pm to 4pm. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 20:11:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1483.html 2019-07-10T20:11:00Z Owls of Montana at Brush Lake State Park -Friday, July 12 at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1491.html (Dagmar, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Owls of Montana at Brush Lake State Park on Friday, July 12 at 7pm. Owls are highly specialized carnivores with distinct adaptations and charismatic appearances. These beloved raptors occupy a special place in the hearts of many Montanans and can be found in every corner of the state. This fun program will showcase several high-quality owl mounts while discussing what makes owls so fascinating. The presentation will discuss all 15 types of owls found under the big sky and focus on species common in Montana’s eastern prairies. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1491.html 2019-07-09T20:38:00Z “Shadow Puppets” at Makoshika State Park -Friday, July 19, 2019 at 8:30 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1490.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Shadow Puppets” at Makoshika State Park on Friday, July 19 at 8:30pm. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:35:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1490.html 2019-07-09T20:35:00Z “Ride to the Springs” Car Show -Saturday, July 20th, 2019, 11am-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1489.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the “Ride to the Springs” Car Show at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, July 20th from 11am to 4pm. Shine up that classic car and bring it out for a day of excitement at Giant Springs State Park. Mingle with other auto enthusiasts, talk cars and show off your automotive beauty. Don’t have a car to show? Come down and check out the cool rides and enjoy the on-site food and fun. All ages welcome! Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:32:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1489.html 2019-07-09T20:32:00Z Enjoy Guided Hikes of Wild Horse Island http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1488.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and Flathead Lake State Park invite the public to enjoy guided hikes of Wild Horse Island. Wild Horse Island offers world-class hiking and wildlife viewing experiences, and these guided hikes explore the natural and cultural history of this remarkable part of Flathead Lake State Park. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:30:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1488.html 2019-07-09T20:30:00Z “Writing Montana: An Outdoor Workshop” at Pictograph Cave State Park -Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1487.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Writing Montana: An Outdoor Workshop” at Pictograph Cave State Park on Saturday, July 20 from 10am to 2pm. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:26:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1487.html 2019-07-09T20:26:00Z Celebrate the Past at Bannack Days -July 20 & 21, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1494.html (Dillon, MT) – Celebrate the past as the old west comes alive at Bannack Days at Bannack State Park on Saturday, July 20 from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, July 20 from 9am to 4pm. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:57:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1494.html 2019-07-09T16:57:00Z The Artist, His Wife, and the Land of Shining Mountains at Lone Pine State Park - Thursday, July 18th at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1493.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “The Artist, His Wife, and the Land of Shining Mountains” at Lone Pine State Park on Thursday, July 18th at 7pm. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:43:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1493.html 2019-07-08T20:43:00Z Raptors Around Us—Evening Program with Feathered Ambassadors -Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 7:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1492.html (Bigfork, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Raptors Around Us at Flathead Lake State Park at Wayfarers on Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 7:00pm. Join a park ranger to explore the world of raptors. Learn about these predatory birds’ amazing adaptations and meet a few feathered ambassadors from Montana Wild Wings. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:41:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1492.html 2019-07-08T20:41:00Z 2019/2020 Snowmobile Grants Open for Public Comment -Comments accepted through August 5, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1477.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on 25 grant applications for Snowmobile Trail Grooming funds for the 2019-2020 winter season. Public comment will be accepted through Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 5pm. Wed, 03 Jul 2019 19:26:59 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1477.html 2019-07-03T19:26:59Z “Prehistoric Fish of the Yellowstone” at Makoshika State Park -Friday, July 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1476.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Summer Campfire Program “Prehistoric Fish of the Yellowstone” at Makoshika State Park on Friday, July 12 at 7pm. Join Fish Biologist Mat Rugg as he takes you on a journey through time in this presentation about Pallid Sturgeon and Paddlefish, the prehistoric fish of the Yellowstone River. Pallid Sturgeon, with a unique dinosaur-like appearance, are one of the rarest fishes in North America and have been swimming around since the dinosaurs. Paddlefish survived from an ancient and primitive group and may be the oldest big game animal surviving in North America. Wed, 03 Jul 2019 19:24:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1476.html 2019-07-03T19:24:22Z