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 Guided Rock Art Hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, November 30 from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1567.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a rock art hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, November 30 from 10am to 12pm. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:49:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1567.html 2019-11-14T23:49:13Z Fee Changes for 2019/2020 Snowmobile Trail Passes http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1566.html (Helena, MT) – Snowmobilers and other groomed trail users in Montana will see changes to trail passes for the 2019/2020 riding season. Last spring, the 2019 Montana Legislature passed HB 355 which adjusted fees on the Montana Snowmobile Trail Pass and Non-resident Snowmobile Temporary Use Permit and designated a new Non-resident Groomed Trail Pass. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:44:56 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1566.html 2019-11-14T23:44:56Z Montana Public Lands Field Trip Grant Application Deadline Extended http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1565.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the application deadline for Montana Public Lands Field Trip Grants has been extended. The original deadline to apply was October 27, 2019, but the grant cycle will remain open until all of the available grants have been awarded. Mon, 04 Nov 2019 22:58:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1565.html 2019-11-04T22:58:33Z Recreational Trails Program Grant Cycle Opens November 1 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1564.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will begin accepting grant applications for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 12pm through the online system at fundingmt.org. The application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 3:00pm. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 21:19:30 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1564.html 2019-10-28T21:19:30Z Public Meeting will Gauge Support for Lost Creek State Park Friends Group -Thursday, November 7th at 6:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1563.html (Anaconda, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will hold a public meeting to gauge interest in the formation of a friends group to support Lost Creek State Park on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held at the Hearst Free Library located at 401 Main St. in Anaconda, MT. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 21:22:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1563.html 2019-10-23T21:22:45Z Anaconda Smokestack State Park Friends Group Meeting -Monday, November 4th at 6:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1562.html (Anaconda, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will hold a public meeting regarding the formation of a friends group to support Anaconda Smokestack State Park on Monday, November 4th at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held at the Metcalf Senior Center located at 115 E. Pennsylvania Ave. in Anaconda, MT. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 21:18:23 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1562.html 2019-10-23T21:18:23Z Public Comment Sought for Thompson Chain of Lakes Forestry Project http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1561.html (Libby, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Forest Management Project at Thompson Chain of Lakes State Park and Logan State Park near Libby, MT. Comments will be accepted through Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 5pm. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:41:12 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1561.html 2019-10-10T21:41:12Z Montana Public Lands Field Trip Grants Available for Elementary Students http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1560.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is pleased to announce that applications for Montana Public Lands Field Trip Grants will be accepted October 6 through October 27, 2019. The $200 grants may be used for school field trips to federal and state public lands taking place between January 2 and August 30, 2020. The grant money is aimed at covering transportation-related costs with an emphasis on assisting Montana elementary students who are underserved in their ability to access public lands for outdoor education. For 2020, there will be 41 grants available. Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:26:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1560.html 2019-10-04T16:26:00Z National Public Lands Day Flying Buffalo Project Rescheduled http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1559.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has rescheduled the National Public Lands Day Flying Buffalo event at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park for Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10am to 4pm due to inclement weather. The event was originally scheduled for September 28, 2019. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:16:12 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1559.html 2019-09-26T22:16:12Z National Public Lands Day Events Rescheduled http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1558.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Missoula-area National Public Lands Day (NPLD) events will be rescheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019 due to inclement weather. The events were originally scheduled for September 28, 2019. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:11:59 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1558.html 2019-09-26T21:11:59Z National Public Lands Day at First Peoples Buffalo Jump Rescheduled http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1557.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has rescheduled the National Public Lands Day event at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park for Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:30am to 3:00pm due to inclement weather. The event was originally scheduled for September 28, 2019. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:09:44 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1557.html 2019-09-26T21:09:44Z National Fossil Day Event at Makoshika State Park -Saturday October 12, 2019 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1556.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Fossil Day event at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, October 12 from 11am to 2pm. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:07:43 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1556.html 2019-09-26T21:07:43Z Celebrate the Season with Fall Fest at Wayfarers -Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 11am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1555.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and Flathead Lake State Park invite you to the second annual Fall Fest at Wayfarers on Saturday, October 19 from 11am to 2pm. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:04:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1555.html 2019-09-26T21:04:21Z Explore October Programming at Lone Pine State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1554.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to enjoy interpretive programming at Lone Pine State Park during the month of September. Registration is required for all programs, please call the visitor center to register. Programs cost $4/person or $10/family unless otherwise posted. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:00:34 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1554.html 2019-09-26T21:00:34Z Ranger-Guided Hike at Sluice Boxes State Park -Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10am – 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1548.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a ranger-guided hike in Sluice Boxes State Park on Saturday, October 5 from 10am to 2pm. Wed, 25 Sep 2019 16:24:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1548.html 2019-09-25T16:24:00Z 5th Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, October 12th 2019, 1-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1547.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 5th Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, October 12th from 1pm to 4pm. Tue, 24 Sep 2019 16:20:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1547.html 2019-09-24T16:20:00Z Writing Montana Workshop with Dave Caserio at Lone Pine State Park - Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10am to 12:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1546.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Humanities Montana workshop Writing Montana with Dave Caserio at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, October 12 at 10am to 12:30pm. Tue, 24 Sep 2019 16:16:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1546.html 2019-09-24T16:16:00Z Temporary Trail Closure Announced Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1545.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will temporarily close the upper portion of Cave Gulch Trail and access to the Cave Visitor Center parking lot beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to allow for sewer replacement construction in that area. Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:29:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1545.html 2019-09-23T22:29:22Z Astronomy Program Under the Makoshika Night Sky http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1544.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the astronomy program, Under the Makoshika Night Sky at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, September 28 at 8pm. Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:20:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1544.html 2019-09-23T22:20:29Z Bicycle Campsites and Improvements Planned for Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1542.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) plans to move forward with a proposed group bicycle campsite and improvement project at Lewis & Clark Cavern State Park near Whitehall, MT. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:16:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1542.html 2019-09-19T20:16:31Z Campground Expansion Planned for Ackley Lake State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1543.html (Lewistown, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is moving forward with the installation of eight new campsites to the existing campground at Ackley Lake State Park. The project will also include the installation of fire rings and picnic tables for each site. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:15:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1543.html 2019-09-19T20:15:00Z Connect to Nature through Service at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, September 28 from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1552.html (Ulm, MT) – Connect to nature through service on National Public Lands Day at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, September 28 from 10:30am to 3:00pm. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:41:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1552.html 2019-09-18T16:41:00Z Help Preserve Fort Owen State Park on National Public Lands Day -Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1551.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a volunteer work day in celebration of National Public Lands Day at Fort Owen State Park on Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 12pm. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1551.html 2019-09-18T16:38:00Z Chief Plenty Coups State Park Celebrates Native American Heritage and National Public Lands Day http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1550.html Connect to Nature through Service at Chief Plenty Coups State Park (Pryor, MT) – Connect to nature through service on National Public Lands Day with noxious weed education and weed pull at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday, September 28th from 9am to 12pm. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:34:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1550.html 2019-09-18T16:34:00Z Fly a Kite for National Public Lands Day at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 10:00am – 4:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1549.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Flying Buffalo Project in honor of National Public Lands day at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 4pm. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:31:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1549.html 2019-09-18T16:31:00Z