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 Rock Fall at Pictograph Cave State Park Closes Access to Viewing Platform - Park Remains Open to Public http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0616.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the viewing area and portions of the trail to Pictograph Cave at Pictograph Cave State Park in Billings have been closed until further notice due to a rock fall event. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:14:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0616.html 2015-01-22T15:14:26Z What’s In A Name and Dog Soldier Ledger Book at Travelers’ Rest Winter Storytelling Series - Travelers’ Rest State Park, January 24 and 31 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0615.html (Lolo, MT) – Join us-Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for the Winter Storytelling Series at Travelers’ Rest State Park every Saturday at 11am through March 21, 2015. Upcoming programs include What’s In A Name with Rosalyn LaPier on January 24 and The Dog Soldier Ledger Book with Richard Ellis on January 31. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:36:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0615.html 2015-01-16T17:36:11Z Apply To Become A Montana State Parks AmeriCorps Member - Now recruiting for 2015 Spring/Summer positions http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0614.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that it is now recruiting new AmeriCorps members for 2015 Spring/Summer positions serving at state parks across Montana. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:33:05 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0614.html 2015-01-16T17:33:05Z Becoming an Outdoors Woman Ice Fishing Program At Lone Pine State Park - Thursday, January 28 and Saturday, January 31 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0613.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman ice fishing program at Lone Pine State Park on January 28 and January 31. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:41:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0613.html 2015-01-14T16:41:20Z Snow Stompers Program Series At Lone Pine State Park - Saturdays January 17 through February 21 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0596.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting the Snow Stompers program series at Lone Pine State Park, Saturdays 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM from January 17 through February 21. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:36:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0596.html 2015-01-14T16:36:37Z Montana State Parks Seeks Information About Vandalism At Clark’s Lookout State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0594.html (Dillion, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is asking the public to help provide information concerning a case of vandalism at Clark’s Lookout State Park near Dillion, Montana. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:28:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0594.html 2015-01-14T16:28:47Z Montana State Parks Announces Record High 2014 Annual Visitation -Park Volunteer Hours also on the Rise http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0498.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that in 2014, Montana’s 55 state parks experienced 2.255 million visits; setting record high visitation for the second straight year. From January to December 2014, the statewide visitation numbers show a 3% increase over 2013. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:03:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0498.html 2015-01-08T20:03:45Z Salish Stories and Place Names Featured for Winter Storytelling Series At the Travelers’ Rest State Park -January 10 and 17 at 11am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0497.html (Missoula, MT) – Join us-Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for the Winter Storytelling Series at Travelers’ Rest State Park. The next two events will feature Stories of the Salish with Tony Incashola on Saturday, January 10 and History and Culture of Salish Place Names with Louis Adams on Saturday, January 17. Presentations begin at 11am. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:00:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0497.html 2015-01-08T20:00:07Z Hike to the Pictographs and Petroglyphs at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Saturday, 17 January 2015 at 10 am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0496.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is hosting a guided hike to the Pictographs and Petroglyphs at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, January 17 at 10am. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:08:51 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0496.html 2015-01-08T17:08:51Z Apply to Float the Smith River in 2015! - Permit applications available Monday, January 5, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0495.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that permit applications to float Smith River State Park will be available beginning Monday, January 5 through Thursday, February 19, 2015. The permit drawing results will be announced on Monday, March 2, 2015. Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:33:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0495.html 2014-12-30T17:33:53Z Snowshoe Discovery Hikes at Lone Pine State Park -Saturdays December 27 through February 21 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0494.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is leading Snowshoe Discovery Hikes at Lone Pine State Park every Saturday December 27 through February 21 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:54:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0494.html 2014-12-26T17:54:07Z Join Us! First Day Hike Offered at Lone Pine State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0493.html Join Us! First Day Hike Offered at Lone Pine State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:51:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0493.html 2014-12-26T17:51:03Z Winter Storytelling Series Returns to Travelers’ Rest State Park -Wednesday, December 31 at 6:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0492.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announces the return of the Winter Storytelling Series at Travelers’ Rest State Park beginning New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2014. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:30:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0492.html 2014-12-26T17:30:27Z Join Us! First Day Hike at Missouri Headwaters State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0491.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that it will be hosting a First Day Hike at Missouri Headwaters State Park on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 at 10am. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:26:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0491.html 2014-12-26T17:26:28Z Join Us! First Day Hikes Offered at Travelers’ Rest State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0490.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to a First Day Hike at Travelers' Rest State Park on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 at 11am. Explore history, view winter wildlife, connect with nature and rejuvenate after the holidays at this fun, family-friendly event. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:21:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0490.html 2014-12-26T17:21:28Z Join Us! First Day Hikes Offered at Spring Meadow Lake State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0489.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to a First Day Hike at Spring Meadow Lake State Park on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 at 10am. View winter wildlife, connect with nature and rejuvenate after the holidays at this fun, family-friendly event. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:02:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0489.html 2014-12-26T17:02:38Z Join Us! First Day Hikes Offered at Great Falls Area Montana State Parks -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0488.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to a First Day Hike at a Montana State Park on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:53:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0488.html 2014-12-26T16:53:37Z Join Us! First Day Hike at Makoshika State Park -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0487.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to a First Day Hike at Makoshika State Park on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015 at 11am. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:49:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0487.html 2014-12-26T16:49:27Z 2015 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Federal Grants Available for Trails Projects in Montana - Applications due by Friday, March 6, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0486.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants will be available for trail projects in Montana. Grant cycle opens Friday, December 19, 2014. Applications due by Friday, March 6, 2015. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:38:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0486.html 2014-12-19T20:38:24Z Decision Notice Issued for Milltown State Park Forest Health Improvement and Trail Development Project http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0485.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a decision notice has been issued for a forest health improvement and trail development project at Milltown State Park located near Missoula, Montana. The decision notice recommends moving forward with selective removal of trees to improve forest health. Montana State Parks will also proceed with construction of a new trail with interpretive signage. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:18:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0485.html 2014-12-12T22:18:45Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board To Hold Meeting in Helena - Smith River Fee Rule and Strategic Plan on the Agenda for Wednesday, December 17 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0484.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, December 17 at FWP Headquarters in Helena, Montana from 8:30am until 12:30pm. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:55:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0484.html 2014-12-10T22:55:47Z Usher In the New Year with "First Day Hikes" at Montana State Parks - Thursday, January 1, 2015 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0483.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to usher in the New Year with “First Day Hikes” at Montana State Parks on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:46:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0483.html 2014-12-10T22:46:01Z Celebrate The Season With Holiday Candlelight Tours At Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park In December - Tickets on sale Monday, December 1 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0482.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to celebrate the season with Holiday Candlelight Tours at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park in December. Tours will be offered on Dec. 13, Dec. 20, 21, 22, and Dec. 27 & 28. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:22:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0482.html 2014-11-24T23:22:28Z Mandatory Food Storage Proposed for Smith River State Park -Public comments accepted through Friday, November 21 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0481.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on proposed mandatory food storage for floaters in Smith River State Park. The food storage change is part of the 2014 Smith River State Park and River Corridor Biennial Rule. The Smith River Biennial Rule sets fees, permit requirements and rules for private, commercial and land-owner float trips on the popular Smith River. Public comments will be accepted through Friday, November 21 at 5pm. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:21:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0481.html 2014-11-14T23:21:50Z Public Encouraged To Comment On Montana State Parks Draft Strategic Plan -Comments due by Wednesday, November 19 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0480.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is encouraging the public to submit comments on the Montana State Parks Draft Strategic Plan: Charting a New Tomorrow. Public comments will be accepted through Wednesday, November 19 at 5pm. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:18:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0480.html 2014-11-14T23:18:48Z