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 Grazing EA at Rosebud Battlefield State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1129.html (Busby, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Grazing Plan at Rosebud Battlefield State Park near Busby, MT. Comments will be accepted through Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5pm. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:17:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1129.html 2017-06-20T22:17:52Z Public Comment Sought on Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Improvement Project at Hell Creek State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1128.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (MSP) (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Facility Improvements at Hell Creek State Park, near Jordan, MT. Public Comment accepted through Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5pm. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 22:26:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1128.html 2017-06-12T22:26:18Z State Trails Advisory Committee and Off-Highway Vehicle Committee Members Sought http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1127.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking diversified trail users to serve on two different citizens advisory committees. The Off-Highway Vehicle Advisory Committee (OHVAC) advises the agency on the distribution of approximately $110,000 in annual Off-Highway Vehicle Program funds and other education programs. The State Trails Advisory Committee (STAC) advises the agency on the expenditure of about $1.5 million of federal Recreational Trails Program funds annually, and provides recommendations and solutions regarding trail-related projects and concerns. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 22:07:43 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1127.html 2017-06-08T22:07:43Z Enjoy National Trails Day at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Saturday, June 3 from 8:30am to 12:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1126.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Trails Day® event at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, June 3rd from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Thu, 25 May 2017 22:31:58 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1126.html 2017-05-25T22:31:58Z Hike Makoshika for National Trails Day® -Saturday, June 3 at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1125.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Trails Day® hike at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, June 3 at 10am. Thu, 25 May 2017 21:59:14 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1125.html 2017-05-25T21:59:14Z National Trails Day® Hike of Birds Eye View Trail -Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1124.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Trails Day Hike® at Bannack State Park on Saturday, June 3 starting at 10am. Thu, 25 May 2017 21:52:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1124.html 2017-05-25T21:52:41Z Makoshika State Park Campfire Program: “Manager Meet and Greet” -Thursday, June 1 at 7pm- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1123.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Campfire Program: “Manager Meet and Greet” at Makoshika State Park on Thursday, June 1st at 7pm. Thu, 25 May 2017 21:43:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1123.html 2017-05-25T21:43:21Z Decision Notice Issued for Proposed Improvement Project at Giant Springs State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1122.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has issued a decision notice for a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Equipment/Maintenance Building at Giant Springs State Park in Great Falls, MT. Wed, 24 May 2017 20:06:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1122.html 2017-05-24T20:06:55Z Decision Notice Issued for Yankee Flats Electrical Extension at Bannack State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1121.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a decision notice has been issued for a proposed electrical improvement project at Bannack State Park near Dillion, MT. The decision notice recommends moving forward with extending electrical service to the Yankee Flats Group Use Shelter. Tue, 16 May 2017 14:55:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1121.html 2017-05-16T14:55:06Z Riverbank Restoration Project: Help Preserve Council Grove State Park -Saturday, May 27th from 10am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1120.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to preserve the beauty and tranquility of Council Grove State Park at this year’s Riverbank Restoration Project on Saturday, May 27th from 10am to 2pm. Tue, 09 May 2017 21:47:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1120.html 2017-05-09T21:47:13Z Register for Bitterroot Culture Camp at Travelers’ Rest State Park Monday, June 19th – Friday, June 23rd 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1119.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Bitterroot Culture Camp on Monday, June 19th through Friday, June 23rd at Travelers’ Rest State Park. Applications accepted through Friday, May 26th, 2017. Tue, 09 May 2017 21:43:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1119.html 2017-05-09T21:43:38Z Flathead Lake State Park Paddle Fest -May 20th & 21st http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1118.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Flathead Lake State Park Paddle Fest at Wayfarers Unit of Flathead Lake State Park. The event will take place on Saturday, May 20 from 10am to 3pm and Sunday, May 21 from 10am to 2pm. This free event is partnership between Rocky Mountain Outfitter, Sportsman’s Ski Haus, The Flathead Paddlers, and Montana State Parks. Tue, 09 May 2017 21:40:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1118.html 2017-05-09T21:40:11Z Public Comment Open for Proposed Interpretive Plaza at Travelers’ Rest State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1116.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Flag and Crossroads Interpretive Plaza at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, MT. Public comment is accepted through Monday, June 5th at 5pm. Thu, 04 May 2017 21:20:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1116.html 2017-05-04T21:20:31Z Join us! Clean-Up Day at Bannack State Park -Saturday, May 13 from 9am to 3pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1117.html (Dillon, MT) Montana - State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host its Clean-Up at Day Bannack State Park on Saturday, May 13 from 9am to 3pm. Wed, 03 May 2017 21:35:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1117.html 2017-05-03T21:35:00Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on 2018/19 Biennial Fee Rule -Comments accepted through Wednesday, May 31 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1115.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on the 2018/19 Biennial Fee Rule, an assemblage of user fees and associated rules for the Montana State Park system. Public comments will be accepted through Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 5pm. Mon, 01 May 2017 21:13:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1115.html 2017-05-01T21:13:50Z 2016 Recreational Trails Program Grants Awarded -Wide Diversity of Trail Projects Funded http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1113.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that 54 trail organizations, communities, and various land-managing agencies throughout Montana will receive federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) federal grant awards for their projects in 2017. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:49:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1113.html 2017-04-27T20:49:35Z Travelers’ Rest State Park to Host Volunteer Open House -Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 1-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1114.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Volunteer Open House at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturday, May 6 from 1pm to 4pm. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:12:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1114.html 2017-04-26T21:12:00Z Volunteers Sought for Earth Day Tree Planting at Milltown State Park -Saturday, April 22 from 2-5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1112.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking volunteers to help with a tree planting event in celebration of Earth Day at Milltown State Park on Saturday, April 22 from 2-5pm. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:28:02 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1112.html 2017-04-17T15:28:02Z Public Comment Open for Proposed Electrical Extension Project at Bannack State Park - Comments due by May 6, 2017 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1111.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for proposed Electrical Service Installation at the Yankee Flats Group Use Shelter at Bannack State Park near Dillon, MT. Public comments are accepted through Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 5pm. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 21:17:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1111.html 2017-04-14T21:17:35Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board April Meeting in Anaconda -Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9am- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1110.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Thursday, April 20th in Anaconda, MT. The meeting will begin at 9am and will be held in Room 103 of Fairmont Hot Springs located at 1500 Fairmont Rd. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:32:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1110.html 2017-04-12T20:32:53Z Earth Day Trails Clean Up at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Saturday, April 22 at 9am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1109.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host its annual Earth Day Trails Clean Up at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, April 22nd from 9am to 12:30pm. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:00:09 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1109.html 2017-04-11T22:00:09Z Celebrate Earth Day at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 10am-12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1108.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host an Earth day celebration at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am to 12pm. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:56:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1108.html 2017-04-11T21:56:37Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump Moves to Summer Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1107.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will change to summer hours of operation at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Monday, April 17 through September 30th, 2017. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:53:50 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1107.html 2017-04-11T21:53:50Z Decision Notice Released for Land Acquisition at Milltown State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1106.html (Missoula, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today, the acquisition of an approximately 10-acre property donated by International Paper Company adjacent to Milltown State Park. The acquisition, which was approved by the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board in April 2016, required work over the past year to work out the details of the land transaction with IP. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:36:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1106.html 2017-04-10T21:36:53Z Donation Agreement Paves Way for Development of Milltown State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1105.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it has reached an agreement with International Paper (IP) on a land donation to secure permanent public access at Milltown State Park near Missoula, MT. The agreement is the outcome of years of negotiations and collaboration between both public and private entities. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:41:08 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1105.html 2017-04-07T17:41:08Z