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 Travelers' Rest State Park Entrance Road to be Closed for Paving -Tuesday, October 28th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0466.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that the road leading into Travelers’ Rest State Park from Highway 12 will be closed on Tuesday, October 28th while paving operations are underway. The visitor center and park will remain open for those who access via the small parking area and walking trail on the south side of Lolo Creek. This site can be reached from Hwy 93 and Mormon Creek Road. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:40:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0466.html 2014-10-24T21:40:28Z Public Comment Sought on Draft EA for Milltown State Park Forest Health Improvement and Trail Development - Comments due by Friday, November 28 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0465.html (Missoula, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment for Milltown State Park Forest Health Improvement and Trail Development. Public comments will be accepted through Friday, November 28 at 5pm. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:19:54 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0465.html 2014-10-24T21:19:54Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Draft Strategic Plan -Comments accepted through Wednesday, November 19 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0464.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Strategic Plan. This plan, Charting a New Tomorrow, establishes a shared direction for Montana State Parks and Recreation programs through the year 2020. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:45:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0464.html 2014-10-21T14:45:38Z Bat Day at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, October 25 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0463.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting Bat Day at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, October 25 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:11:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0463.html 2014-10-20T16:11:26Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board - Next Meeting At Pictograph Cave State Park in Billings, MT -Wednesday, October 15 at 8:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0462.html (Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, October 15 at 8:30am at Pictograph Cave State Park in Billings, Montana. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:16:17 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0462.html 2014-10-08T22:16:17Z Geology 101 at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, October 18, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0461.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting the Geology 101 at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, October 18 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:04:46 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0461.html 2014-10-08T22:04:46Z Join Us! Ghost Walk At Bannack State Park -October 24 & 25 at 7pm & 9pm nightly http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0460.html (Dillon, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to the annual Ghost Walk at Bannack State Park on Friday and Saturday, October 24th and 25th. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:52:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0460.html 2014-10-01T21:52:45Z Atlatl and Dart Crafting Class At First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, October 4th & 11th from 10:30am to 3:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0459.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a two part Atlatl and Dart crafting class at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on October 4th and 11th from 10:30am to 3:30pm. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:08:16 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0459.html 2014-09-30T22:08:16Z Public Invited to Makoshika Road Project Update At Makoshika State Park -Thursday, October 2 at 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0458.html (Glendive, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to an update meeting and site visit of the Makoshika road project in Makoshika State Park on Thursday, October 2 at 1pm. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:56:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0458.html 2014-09-30T19:56:38Z Decision Notice Issued for McCarty Cabin Restoration At Makoshika State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0457.html (Glendive, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a Decision Notice has been issued on the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the restoration of the McCarty Cabin at Makoshika State Park in Glendive, MT. The decision is to proceed with restoration of the full scope of the McCarty Cabin. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:22:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0457.html 2014-09-29T22:22:38Z Ranger Guided Hike, Archery and Traditional Native Games At First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, September 27 from 10am to 3pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0456.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a Ranger-Guided Hike, Archery and Traditional Native Games at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, September 27 from 10am to 3pm. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 23:13:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0456.html 2014-09-24T23:13:32Z Haunted Montana Program at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0455.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau Program “Haunted Montana: Where the Ghosts Are!” with Karen Stevens at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, October 4 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:39:39 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0455.html 2014-09-24T21:39:39Z Makoshika State Park Trails Program Open House -Saturday, September 27 at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0454.html (Glendive, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a Trails Program Open House at Makoshika State Park in celebration of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27 at 10am. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:04:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0454.html 2014-09-23T15:04:33Z Grand Opening Ceremony for Dawson Community College Link Trail At Dawson Community College -Friday, September 26 at 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0453.html (Glendive, MT) –Join us! Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for the grand opening ceremony of the Dawson Community College Link Trail at Dawson Community College (DCC) on Friday, September 26 at 4pm. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:01:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0453.html 2014-09-23T15:01:13Z National Public Lands Day Trail Rehabilitation At Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, September 27th at 9am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0451.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a National Public Lands Day Event at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, September 27 at 9am. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:00:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0451.html 2014-09-18T13:00:26Z Clean Up Cooney for National Public Lands Day At Cooney State Park -Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0450.html (Billings, MT) – Join us - Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for National Public Lands Day at Cooney State Park on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:57:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0450.html 2014-09-18T12:57:03Z Painting in the Park at Lake Elmo State Park -September 20, 21, 27, & 28 from 11am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0449.html (Billings, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting Painting in the Park at Lake Elmo State Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 20, 21, 27 and 28 from 11am to 2pm. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:51:40 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0449.html 2014-09-18T12:51:40Z National Public Lands Day Event At Chief Plenty Coups State Park -Saturday, September 27 from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0448.html (Billings, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a tree planting and park beautification event for National Public Lands Day at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 10 am to 12 pm. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:49:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0448.html 2014-09-18T12:49:03Z National Public Lands Day and Bike Walk Bus Week Event At Milltown State Park -Saturday, September 27 from 11am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0447.html (Missoula, MT) –Montana State Parks (http://stateparks.mt.gov/) will host “Bandmann & Barbed Wire” in celebration of National Public Lands Day and Bike Walk Bus Week at Milltown State Park on Saturday, September 27 from 11am-2pm. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:43:56 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0447.html 2014-09-18T12:43:56Z Join Us! National Public Lands Day At Missouri Headwaters State Park -Saturday, September 27 from 10am to 4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0446.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host “Helping Hands for America’s Lands,” a volunteer event in celebration of National Public Lands Day at Missouri Headwaters State Park on Saturday, September 27 from 10am to 4pm. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:40:10 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0446.html 2014-09-18T12:40:10Z Join Us! National Public Lands Day At Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0445.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is partnering with the Montana Conservation Corps to host a volunteer work day for National Public Lands Day at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, September 27 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:36:28 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0445.html 2014-09-18T12:36:28Z Public Comment Sought On Camp Baker Host Site Project At Smith River State Park - Comments due by Wednesday, October 15 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0444.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that public comment is sought on a draft environmental assessment host site project located at Camp Baker in Smith River State Park. Camp Baker is the put-in site for recreational floaters on the Smith River near White Sulphur Springs, MT. Approximately 5,000 people per year float the Smith River. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:20:31 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0444.html 2014-09-15T22:20:31Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment On Eden Bridge Host Site Improvement Project At Smith River State Park - Comments due by Wednesday, October 15 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0443.html (Great Falls, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that public comment is sought on a draft environmental assessment host site improvement project located at Eden Bridge in Smith River State Park. Eden Bridge is the take-out site for recreational floaters on the Smith River near Ulm. MT. Approximately 5,000 people per year float the Smith River. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:16:34 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0443.html 2014-09-15T22:16:34Z "Basics of Watercolor" Art Clinic At Giant Springs State Park - Saturday, September 20th from 12:30-2:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0442.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a “Basics of Watercolor” art clinic at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, September 20th from 12:30-2:30pm. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:05:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0442.html 2014-09-10T19:05:26Z Fall Bird Walk at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, September 20th from 7-9am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0441.html (Great Falls, MT) – Join us! Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) for a fall bird walk through Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, September 10th from 7-9am. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:55:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_0441.html 2014-09-10T17:55:01Z