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 Public Comment Open for Proposed Bonner Learning Park Donation to Milltown State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1377.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Bonner Learning Park (BPL) Property Donation to Milltown State Park near Missoula, MT. Comments will be accepted through Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 5pm. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:31:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1377.html 2018-11-01T15:31:45Z Recreational Trails Program Opens 2019 Grant Applications http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1376.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will open the application cycle for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP)) on Thursday, November 1, 2018 through the online system at fundingmt.org. The application deadline is January 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:27:56 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1376.html 2018-11-01T15:27:56Z Completion of Makoshika Road Project Delayed Until Spring 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1375.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that the main access road into Makoshika State Park will remain closed for construction until spring 2019. The $1.85 million project was expected to be completed in October, but construction was put on hold due to unseasonably cold temperatures. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:25:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1375.html 2018-10-31T15:25:00Z Montana State Parks Seeks Comment on Several Proposals http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1374.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on several proposals, including extension of the Smith River Biennial Fee Rule, East Gallatin Management Agreement, and Lands Transfer Policy Revisions. Public comments will be accepted through Friday, November 30, 2018 at 5pm. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:29:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1374.html 2018-10-30T18:29:33Z Niimiipuu Nez Perce Exhibit Opens at Travelers’ Rest State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1373.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a traveling exhibit, The Journey of the Resilient Niimiipuu Nez Perce People, at Travelers’ Rest State Park. The exhibit will open on Thursday, October 18 and run through December 31, 2018. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:05:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1373.html 2018-10-12T15:05:27Z Clark’s Lookout State Park Adopts Winter Gate Closure -November 1st, 2018 through April 30th, 2019- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1372.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the gate at Clark’s Lookout State Park will close for winter on November 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:01:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1372.html 2018-10-11T15:01:00Z Pictograph Cave State Park Hosts Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting -October 16, 2018- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1368.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 16 from 9am to 12pm at Pictograph Cave State Park located at 3401 Coburn Road, Billings, MT. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:22:16 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1368.html 2018-10-09T20:22:16Z Celebrate National Fossil Day at Makoshika State Park -Saturday, October 13, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1371.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will celebrate National Fossil Day at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, October 13 from 1:00pm to3:00pm. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:45:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1371.html 2018-10-03T20:45:00Z Traditional Cultural Landscapes of the Flathead Valley at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1370.html (Kalispell, MT) – Lone Pine State Park will host a presentation on Traditional Cultural Landscapes of the Flathead Valley with Tim Ryan on Saturday, October 13 from 6pm to 8pm. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:44:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1370.html 2018-10-03T20:44:00Z Brush Lake State Park Special Event: Astronomy Under the Brush Lake Sky -Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 7pm- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1369.html (Dagmar, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Astronomy Under the Brush Lake Sky at Brush Lake State Park on Sunday, October 21 at 7:00pm. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 20:30:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1369.html 2018-10-03T20:30:00Z Decision Notice Issued for Thompson Falls Group Campsite Project http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1367.html (Thompson Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (MSP) has issued a decision notice for a Group Campsite Project at Thompson Falls State Park, near Thompson Falls, MT. The decision recommends moving forward with the relocation of the existing group campsite and group day-use area. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 21:41:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1367.html 2018-10-01T21:41:07Z 4th Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 1-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1366.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 4th Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, October 13th from 1pm to 4pm. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:37:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1366.html 2018-09-27T20:37:21Z Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Announces Off-Season Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1365.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will move to off-season hours of operation on Monday, October 1, 2018. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:34:17 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1365.html 2018-09-27T20:34:17Z Milltown State Park Moves to Offseason Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1364.html (Missoula, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Milltown State Park will move to offseason hours of operation on Monday, October 1, 2018. During offseason hours, The Confluence Area of the park at 7363 Juniper Drive will be open from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily. The Overlook Area of the park at 1353 Deer Creek Road remains open from sunrise until sunset. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:31:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1364.html 2018-09-27T20:31:00Z Ancient Monsters of the Night at Makoshika State Park -Friday October 12, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1363.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Ancient Monsters of the Night at Makoshika State Park on Friday, October 12 at 6:30pm. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:28:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1363.html 2018-09-27T20:28:15Z Children’s Reading Hour at Lone Pine State Park With Special Guest Buck Buchanan - October 4th from 4:00pm to 5:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1358.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and Lone Pine State Park will host a children’s reading hour with Buck Buchanan and his book, Denni-Jo and Pinto on Thursday, October 4 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 20:44:42 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1358.html 2018-09-25T20:44:42Z National Public Lands Day at Lone Pine State Park Saturday, September 29 from 9am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1359.html (Kalispell, MT) – In celebration of the 25th year of National Public Lands Day (NPLD), Montana State Parks will host a trail improvement day at Lone Pine State Park on September 29 from 9am to 1pm. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:53:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1359.html 2018-09-24T20:53:00Z “On Location” Workshop at Milltown State Park -Saturday, October 6th from 1pm-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1360.html (Missoula, MT) – Milltown State Park will host the Montana Conversations workshop “On Location” with Tami Haaland on October 6, 2018 from 1pm to 4pm. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:56:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1360.html 2018-09-20T20:56:00Z National Public Lands Day at Bannack State Park -Saturday, September 29th from 9am-1pm- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1362.html (Dillon, MT)- Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and Bannack State Park will host a service project in honor of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 29th from 9am-1pm. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 21:05:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1362.html 2018-09-13T21:05:00Z Makoshika State Park Visitor Center Moves to Off-Season Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1361.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Makoshika State Park has moved to off-season hours of operation. The visitor center will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Wednesday through Sunday; closed on Monday and Tuesday. Off-season hours will remain in effect until May 16, 2019. For more information call the visitor center at (406) 377-6256. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 21:02:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1361.html 2018-09-13T21:02:00Z Tree Maintenance Planned for Marshall Cove Campground - September 18-30, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1356.html (Roberts, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Marshall Cover Campground at Cooney State Park will be temporarily closed for maintenance September 18 through September 30, 2018. All other campground and park areas will remain open. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:25:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1356.html 2018-09-11T22:25:52Z Birds of Prey Festival at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, September 15, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1355.html (Kalispell, MT) – In collaboration with Flathead Audubon Society, Lone Pine State Park will host the 12th annual Birds of Prey Festival on Saturday, September 15 from 9am to 1pm. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:23:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1355.html 2018-09-11T22:23:37Z Parks in Focus Commission Announces Third Public Meeting in Glendive http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1354.html (Glendive, MT) – The Montana Parks in Focus Commission will host a public meeting September 27-28 in Glendive. The public meeting is the third of four held at state parks across Montana intended to gather public input and develop recommendations to sustain and strengthen Montana’s state parks system. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:19:23 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1354.html 2018-09-11T22:19:23Z National Public Lands Day at Fort Owen State Park Saturday, September 22nd from 9am – 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1357.html (Stevensville, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Public Lands Day volunteer event at Fort Owen State Park on Saturday, September 22nd, from 9am to 12pm. This event is a partnership between Montana State Parks and Friends of Fort Owen. Fri, 07 Sep 2018 22:28:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1357.html 2018-09-07T22:28:00Z Flying Buffalo Project and National Public Lands Day At Madison Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10am-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1353.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Flying Buffalo Project and National Public Lands Day celebration at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, September 22 from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 22:09:40 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1353.html 2018-09-06T22:09:40Z