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 Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program Now Accepting Applications http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1160.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is now accepting applications for the Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:57:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1160.html 2017-10-17T20:57:37Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Announces October Agenda http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1159.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks & Recreation Board announced today the agenda for the Tuesday, October 24, 2017 meeting at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located at 342 Ulm-Vaughn Rd. in Ulm, MT. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:19:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1159.html 2017-10-16T21:19:27Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board to Hold Meeting at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Tuesday, October 24, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1158.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet Tuesday, October 24th at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located at 342 Ulm-Vaughn Road in Ulm, MT. This meeting was originally planned for August but was rescheduled. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:49:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1158.html 2017-10-11T20:49:48Z Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 1-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1157.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, October 14th from 1pm to 4pm. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:40:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1157.html 2017-10-04T22:40:37Z Walk with the Spirits of the Past At Bannack State Park -October 27th & 28th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1156.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to walk with the spirits of the past with a Ghost Walk at Bannack State Park on October 27th and 28th at 7pm and 9pm, each night. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:37:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1156.html 2017-10-04T22:37:45Z Flathead Lake State Park-Finley Point Announces Early End to Summer Season http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1155.html Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that Flathead Lake State park-Finley Point will close early for the season on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. The park will close early to begin construction on a campground improvement project which will enhance visitor experience. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:08:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1155.html 2017-09-01T16:08:00Z Decision Notice Issued for Hell Creek State Park Improvements http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1154.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has issued a decision notice for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for proposed facility improvements at Hell Creek State Park near Jordan, MT. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:45:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1154.html 2017-08-15T17:45:06Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting Postponed http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1153.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Billings, MT has been postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:39:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1153.html 2017-08-15T16:39:26Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park to Adopt Winter Hours -Tuesday, September 5, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1152.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is adopting winter hours early this year beginning Tuesday, September 5th due to operational constraints. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:03:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1152.html 2017-08-14T17:03:45Z FREE Concert at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, August 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1151.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 2nd free concert of the 2017 Summer Concert Series at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, August 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:51:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1151.html 2017-08-11T16:51:41Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting in Billings -Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12:15pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1150.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Region 5 Headquarters located at 2300 Lake Elmo Drive, Billings, MT. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:57:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1150.html 2017-08-09T20:57:47Z Movie Under the Stars – "The Good Dinosaur" At Makoshika State Park -Thursday, August 17 at 8:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1149.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend the Makoshika State Park Campfire Program: Movie Under the Stars – “The Good Dinosaur” on Thursday, August 17 at 8:30pm. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:54:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1149.html 2017-08-09T20:54:32Z Annual Barn Dance at Bannack State Park -Saturday, August 5 from 7pm to 10pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1146.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Annual Barn Dance at Bannack State Park on Saturday, August 5 from 7pm to 10pm. The event is sponsored by the Bannack Association. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:15:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1146.html 2017-07-27T16:15:15Z Early Bird Photography at Chief Plenty Coups State Park -Friday, August 4 from 6am to 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1145.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the community to an early opening of Chief Plenty Coups State Park to photograph the plants, wildlife, and surroundings on Friday, August 4 from 6am to 8pm. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:13:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1145.html 2017-07-27T16:13:52Z Makoshika State Park Campfire Program: “Montana Towns: Then, Now, Tomorrow” -Saturday, August 5 at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1144.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend the Makoshika State Park Campfire Program, “Montana Towns: Then, Now, Tomorrow” with storyteller Hal Stearns at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, August 5 at 7pm. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:09:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1144.html 2017-07-27T16:09:00Z “Montana Raptors” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Friday, August 4 at 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1143.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Montana Raptors” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Friday, August 4 at 8pm. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:07:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1143.html 2017-07-27T16:07:31Z Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Announces August Interpretive Events http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1142.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend a series of interpretive programs and events at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park this August. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:02:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1142.html 2017-07-27T16:02:48Z Favorite Campfire Songs with Buck Buchanan at Missouri Headwaters State Park -Saturday, July 29 at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1141.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Summer Speaker Series program “Favorite Campfire Songs with Buck Buchanan” at Missouri Headwaters State Park on Saturday, July 29 at 7pm. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:58:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1141.html 2017-07-27T15:58:32Z Summer Youth Program: “Game Day: Minute to Win It” at Makoshika State Park -Thursday, August 3 from 9:30am to 11:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1140.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites all children aged 7-13 to attend the Summer Youth Program “Game Day: Minute to Win It” at Makoshika State Park on Thursday, August 3 from 9:30am to 11:30am. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:53:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1140.html 2017-07-26T15:53:00Z Book Signing: “Evelyn Cameron, Photographer on the Western Prairie” at Makoshika State Park -Monday, August 7 at 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1148.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend a book signing for “Evelyn Cameron, Photographer on the Western Prairie” by author Lorna Milne at Makoshika State Park on Monday, August 7 at 12pm. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:20:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1148.html 2017-07-25T16:20:00Z 5th Annual Brown Bag Breakfast At the Missouri Headwaters -Saturday, July 29th at 8:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1147.html Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 5th Annual Brown Bag Breakfast at Missouri Headwaters State Park on Saturday, July 29 at 8:30am. The Brown Bag Breakfast remembers the 9 a.m., July 27, 1805 morning that Sacagawea, Captain Lewis, and the expedition canoes arrived at the Missouri headwaters. Members’ journals describe the beauty and bountiful resources that the expedition enjoyed while at this special place—now Missouri Headwaters State Park. This year we will be dedicating a new contour map at the interpretive pavilion near the park entrance! Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:17:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1147.html 2017-07-24T16:17:00Z Summer Youth Program: “Owl Pellets” at Makoshika State Park -Thursday, July 20 from 9:30am to 11:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1139.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Summer Youth Program “Owl Pellets” at Makoshika State Park on Thursday, July 20 from 9:30am to 11:30am. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:57:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1139.html 2017-07-13T22:57:41Z “Sgt. John Ordway of the Lewis & Clark Expedition” At Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Friday, July 21 at 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1138.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend the Friday Evening Program “Sgt. John Ordway of the Lewis & Clark Expedition” at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Friday, July 21 at 8pm. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:55:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1138.html 2017-07-13T22:55:01Z Music by the Caverns -Sunday, July 23 from 10am to 6pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1137.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will be holding their second of three annual music days on Sunday, July 23 from 10am to 6pm. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:53:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1137.html 2017-07-13T22:53:52Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Junior Ranger Program: Tracks and Scat -Thursday, July 20 from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1136.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend the Junior Ranger Program “Tracks and Scat with Ranger Kaitlin” at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Thursday, July 20 from 10am to 12pm. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:52:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1136.html 2017-07-13T22:52:03Z