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 D.G. House and Kuka Family Art Show at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Saturday, March 23 from 12-3pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1399.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host an art show and reception featuring D.G. House and the Kuka Family at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, March 23 from 12pm to 3pm. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:28:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1399.html 2019-03-14T13:28:00Z Leprechaun Treasure Hunt at Lone Pine State Park -Sunday, March 17th from 12:30 to 4:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1400.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a “Patrick the Lone Pine Leprechaun” Treasure Hunt at Lone Pine State Park on Sunday, March 17th from 12:30 to 4:00pm. Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:33:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1400.html 2019-03-13T13:33:00Z Public Comment Opens for Proposed LWCF and OHV Grant Applications - Comments accepted through April 11, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1398.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on proposed 2019 Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant awards for the current grant cycle which closed on February 28, 2019. Public comments will be accepted through Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 5pm. Mon, 11 Mar 2019 21:16:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1398.html 2019-03-11T21:16:41Z Decision Notice Issued for Wastewater System Replacement Project at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1397.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has issued a decision notice for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Wastewater Treatment System Replacement project at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park near Whitehall, MT. The decision recommends moving forward with replacement of the wastewater system. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 22:35:58 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1397.html 2019-03-05T22:35:58Z 2019 Smith River Permit Results Now Available http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1396.html (Helena, MT) – The permit lottery results to float Smith River State Park in 2019 are now available online at stateparks.mt.gov. In addition to the online results, successful applicants will also be notified by mail. Mon, 04 Mar 2019 22:31:10 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1396.html 2019-03-04T22:31:10Z Park After Dark Snowshoe Hike at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, March 16th 8:00pm to 9:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1395.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Park After Dark Snowshoe Hike at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, March 16 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm. Wed, 27 Feb 2019 22:55:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1395.html 2019-02-27T22:55:31Z Makoshika State Park Open During Road Closure http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1394.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) would like to remind the public that Makoshika State Park remains OPEN during the construction project which closed the main access road in the park last fall. Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:26:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1394.html 2019-02-27T15:26:29Z Last Chance to Ice Skate at Bannack State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1393.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the skating pond at Bannack State Park will close for the season after March 3, 2019. The skating pond is open weekends from 10am to 4pm. Loaner skates and concessions are available. Don’t miss out on your last chance to glide across the ice at Bannack this year! Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:42:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1393.html 2019-02-21T22:42:35Z Park Visitors Reminded to Use Caution During Adverse Weather http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1392.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) would like to remind the public to use caution while visiting Giant Springs State Park and all Region 4 parks this weekend as access may be difficult due to weather conditions. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:39:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1392.html 2019-02-21T22:39:13Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board to Consider New Classification Policy http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1391.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will hold a teleconference meeting on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:15am. The Board will take action on the draft Classification and Investment Strategy Policy. The draft Board policy was created as one of the primary goals within the Montana State Parks Strategic Plan and with recommendations from the Legislative Audit Division and the governor-appointed Parks in Focus Commission. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:43:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1391.html 2019-02-13T23:43:21Z Travelers’ Rest State Park Events Rescheduled Due to Weather http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1390.html (Lolo, MT) – An arctic cold front predicted for Saturday morning has caused events at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo to be rescheduled. The Winter Storytelling program featuring scholar and ethnobotanist Dr. Rosalyn Lapier has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 2. Additionally, the Trekker Kids program “Making Tracks” has been postponed until 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 16. Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:33:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1390.html 2019-02-08T20:33:27Z Recreational Trails Program Seeks Public Comment on 2019 Grant Applications-Comments accepted through March 9, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1389.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on proposed Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant awards for the current grant cycle which Closed on January 31, 2019. Public comment on the proposed RTP grant awards is open through Saturday, March 9 at 5pm. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 21:35:39 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1389.html 2019-02-07T21:35:39Z Great Backyard Bird Count Walk at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Sunday, February 17th, 10:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1388.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Sunday, February 17 at 10:30am. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 21:32:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1388.html 2019-02-07T21:32:24Z The Great Backyard Bird Count at Lone Pine State Park -Sunday, February 17th from 12:30 to 5:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1387.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count at Lone Pine State Park on Sunday, February 17 from 12:30 to 5:00 PM. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 21:28:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1387.html 2019-02-07T21:28:21Z Alcohol Ban Announced for Sluice Boxes State Park -Beginning March 1, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1386.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that beginning Friday, March 1, 2019 no alcoholic beverages of any kind will be allowed in Sluice Boxes State Park. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:39:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1386.html 2019-01-22T21:39:20Z Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness Present -January 26, 2019 from 4pm to 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1385.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center (FOFAC) for a Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness presentation at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:51:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1385.html 2019-01-16T22:51:32Z Public Comment Open on Proposed Wastewater System Replacement at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1384.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Wastewater Treatment System Replacement project at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park located near Whitehall, MT. Comments will be accepted through Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 5pm. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:30:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1384.html 2019-01-16T22:30:46Z Smith River Permit Applications Available January 2 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1383.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that 2019 float permit applications for Smith River State Park will be available Wednesday, January 2 through Thursday, February 14, 2019. The permit drawing will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 23:03:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1383.html 2018-12-20T23:03:52Z Bannack State Park Skating Pond Opens http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1382.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to lace up your ice skates and hit the ice at Bannack State Park. The skating pond will be open December 26 through January 1, and every following weekend while ice conditions allow. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 23:01:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1382.html 2018-12-20T23:01:06Z Make a Resolution to Health with a First Day Hike -January 1, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1381.html (Helena, MT) –Make a New Year’s resolution to health and happiness by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at a state park near you. On January 1, Montana State Parks will host First Day Hikes at Makoshika State Park, Spring Meadow Lake State Park, Flathead Lake State Park-Wayfarers, Lone Pine State Park, Travelers’ Rest State Park, and Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park. These fun and informative guided-hikes are open to all ages and are family friendly. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 22:58:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1381.html 2018-12-20T22:58:00Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board to Meet December 19 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1380.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, December 19 at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters located at 1420 E. 6th Avenue in Helena. The Board will hold a work session to discuss legislative ethics and training at 8:30am and the Board meeting will begin at 9:30am. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:29:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1380.html 2018-12-11T22:29:22Z Ranger Talk “Winter Survivalist” at Lone Pine State Park - Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 5pm to 6pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1379.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the ranger talk “Winter Survivalist” at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 5:00pmto 6:00pm in the Visitor Center. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 23:07:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1379.html 2018-11-29T23:07:11Z Montana State Parks Opens Applications for Land and Water Conservation Fund and Off-Highway Vehicle Grants http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1378.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will open the application cycle for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Program and the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV)Grant Program on Monday, December 3, 2018. Applications will be accepted through Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5pm. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 22:59:49 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1378.html 2018-11-29T22:59:49Z 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