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 State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting in Great Falls -Wednesday, September 18, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1537.html (Helena, MT) – The Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet in Great Falls on Wednesday, September 18 at 10:30am. The meeting will be held at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park Regional Headquarters in Great Falls, MT located at 4800 Giant Springs Road. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:30:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1537.html 2019-09-10T21:30:29Z Become a Junior Ranger at Giant Springs State Park Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 9:00am-12:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1536.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Junior Ranger Day at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 12pm. Fri, 06 Sep 2019 17:53:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1536.html 2019-09-06T17:53:00Z Milltown State Park and Travelers’ Rest State Park Move to Off-season Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1535.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has moved to off-season hours of operation at Milltown State Park and Travelers’ Rest State Park. Milltown State Park is now open from 9am to 7pm daily through October 15, 2019; 9am to 5pm October 16, 2019 through April 30, 2020. Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:53:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1535.html 2019-09-05T22:53:06Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump Moves to Off-season Hours -Monday, September 23 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1534.html (Ulm, MT) – First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park will adopt off-season hours beginning Monday, September 23. From September 23, 2019 through April 1, 2020, the Visitor Center and gates will be open from 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday and 12 pm to 4 pm on Sundays; closed Monday and Tuesday. State holiday closures will also be observed. Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:49:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1534.html 2019-09-05T22:49:22Z Music at the Buffalo Jump -Sunday, September 15th from 2pm to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1533.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host an afternoon of Music at the Buffalo Jump at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Sunday, September 15th from 2pm to 4pm. Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:13:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1533.html 2019-09-04T20:13:00Z Geology Field Trip at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Saturday, September 14th from 1:00-5:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1532.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a special geology field trip at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, September 14th at 1pm. Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:07:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1532.html 2019-09-04T20:07:00Z Hike Makoshika State Park By Moonlight -Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 9:00 pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1531.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a full moon hike at Makoshika State Park on Saturday, September 14 at 9pm. Hike through Makoshika State Park staff under the full moon sky. Look for nocturnal animals, enjoy the quiet of the evening, and experience the park in a whole new light. Hikers will meet at the Kiwanis Pavilion. Weather-appropriate clothing and footwear, insect repellent, and a water bottle are recommended. Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:04:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1531.html 2019-09-04T20:04:00Z Buffalo Road Talk at Milltown State Park -Sunday, August 25th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1530.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host an educational talk on the Buffalo Road at Milltown State Park on Sunday, August 25th from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:44:59 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1530.html 2019-08-21T20:44:59Z Explore First Peoples Buffalo Jump on a Ranger-guided Hike -Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 12pm to 2:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1529.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a ranger-guided hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Sunday, September 1 from 12pm to 2:30pm. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:42:30 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1529.html 2019-08-21T20:42:30Z Night Sky Explorations at Lewis & Clark Caverns http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1528.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to explore Montana’s night sky this Labor Day weekend with a special astronomy celebration at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on August 30, 31 and September 1. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:26:35 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1528.html 2019-08-21T20:26:35Z Montana State Parks Announces 2020 Summer Reservation Season Opening http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1527.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the 2020 summer reservation season will be open on November 15th. The summer reservation season runs from the third Friday in May through the third Sunday in September and campsites may be booked up to 6 months in advance of arrival. Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:45:54 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1527.html 2019-08-09T15:45:54Z Public Comment Open for Proposed Lewis & Clark Caverns Group Bicycle Campsite, Shade Shelter and Concession Remodel EA -Comments accepted through September 13th, 2019- http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1526.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Group Bicycle Campsite, Shade Shelter and Concession Remodel at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park near Three Forks, MT. Comments will be accepted through Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 5pm. Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:32:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1526.html 2019-08-09T15:32:55Z 25th Annual Day of Honor at Chief Plenty Coups State Park -Saturday, August 31, 2019 11:00am to 4:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1525.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is proud to announce the 25th Annual Day of Honor at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday, August 31 from 11am to 4pm Tue, 06 Aug 2019 09:52:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1525.html 2019-08-06T09:52:00Z Hike Like a Girl at Fish Creek State Park -Sunday, August 18 from 9am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1524.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Hike Like a Girl” at Fish Creek State Park on Sunday, August 18 from 9am to 12pm. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:50:42 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1524.html 2019-08-02T21:50:42Z Explore the Natural World at Lone Pine State Park in August http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1523.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to enjoy to explore the natural world with interpretive programs at Lone Pine State Park throughout August 2019. August event schedule includes: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:48:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1523.html 2019-08-02T21:48:28Z Astrophotography Workshop by Nathan Satran Photography at Medicine Rocks State Park -Saturday, August 31 at 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1522.html (Ekalaka, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a hands-on Astrophotography Workshop with Nathan Satran Photography at Medicine Rocks State Park on Saturday, August 31 at 8pm. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:37:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1522.html 2019-08-02T21:37:18Z FREE Concert at Giant Springs State Park -Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 5:00-7:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1521.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a free summer concert with Rob and Halladay Quist at Giant Springs State Park on Sunday, August 18th from 5:00-7:00pm. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:33:49 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1521.html 2019-08-02T21:33:49Z Black Sandy State Park Re-opens to Public on August 3rd http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1507.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Black Sandy State Park, near Helena, MT will re-open for public access on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The park has been under a temporary emergency closure by the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Department since July 27, 2019 due to safety concerns from the North Hills Fire. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:21:22 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1507.html 2019-08-01T20:21:22Z Unique Hikes and Mist Netting Featured Events at Caverns Bat Week -August 10th – 17th, 2019 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1506.html (Whitehall, MT) – Join us! Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for Bat Week, an exciting annual event celebrating our favorite winged friends, at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, August 10-17. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:18:44 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1506.html 2019-08-01T20:18:44Z “Trivia in the Park” at Makoshika -Wednesday, August 14 from 7:00 -9:00pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1505.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Trivia in the Park at Makoshika State Park on Wednesday, August 14th from 7pm to 9pm. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:15:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1505.html 2019-08-01T20:15:41Z Slot Knife Workshop at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -August 8th & 9th at 9am and 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1504.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Slot Knife Workshop with Billy Maxwell at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on August 8th and 9th at 9am and 2pm. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:13:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1504.html 2019-08-01T20:13:11Z Special Stack Tours for Anaconda Smokestack State Park -August 9 & 10 from 9:00am to 5:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1503.html (Anaconda, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) in collaboration with the Anaconda Chamber of Commerce will host Smelterman’s Day Stack Tours of Anaconda Smokestack State Park on August 9th and 10th from 9am to 5:30pm each day. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:10:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1503.html 2019-08-01T20:10:06Z Fish of Flathead Lake-Saturday, August 10th 1pm to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1502.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Fish of the Flathead at Flathead Lake State Park at Wayfarers on Saturday, August 10 at 1pm. Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:07:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1502.html 2019-08-01T20:07:29Z 10th Annual Mammoth Hunt at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - August 10 & 11 from 10am to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1511.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 10th Annual Mammoth Hunt at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday and Sunday, August 10th and 11th from 10am to 4pm each day. Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:32:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1511.html 2019-07-31T20:32:00Z Kalispell Brewery Benefit Pint Night for Lone Pine State Park -Tuesday, August 13th from 5-8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1510.html (Kalispell, MT) –Kalispell Brewing Company will host a Benefit Pint Night for Lone Pine State Park on Tuesday, August 13th from 5:00 to 8:00pm. Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:30:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1510.html 2019-07-31T20:30:00Z