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 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 Decision Notice Issued for Interpretive Pavilion Trail at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1104.html (Logan, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has announced a decision notice for a proposed Interpretive Pavilion Trail at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park near Logan, MT. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 21:01:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1104.html 2017-03-31T21:01:06Z Public Comment Sought for Proposed Improvement Project at Giant Springs State Park - Comments accepted through April 14, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1103.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Equipment/Maintenance Building at Giant Springs State Park in Great Falls, MT. Comments accepted through Friday, April 14 at 5pm. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:31:39 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1103.html 2017-03-14T22:31:39Z Discover Volunteer Opportunities at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Sunday, March 19th from 1pm to 3pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1102.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Volunteer Open House at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Sunday, March 19th from 1pm to 3pm. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:07:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1102.html 2017-03-08T21:07:48Z Art Show and Rock Art Hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump -Saturday, March 18th at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1101.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host an Art Show and Rock Art Hike at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, March 19, 2017. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:00:51 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1101.html 2017-03-08T21:00:51Z Logan State Park Campground Improvements Near Completion http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1100.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is excited to announce that a recent campground improvement project at Logan State Park near Libby, MT is nearing completion. The project included adding electrical service to 33 of the 37 campsites at the park, as well as, the addition of a second floating dock with reservable boat slips (coming soon). Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:08:23 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1100.html 2017-02-21T23:08:23Z Cooney State Park Ice Fishing Clinic Postponed http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1099.html (Roberts, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Cooney State Park Ice Fishing Clinic has been postponed indefinitely. The event was scheduled for Saturday, February 25 at 10am, but warm temperatures have made ice conditions unstable. The event may be rescheduled for March if weather permits. Montana State Parks apologizes for any inconvenience. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:55:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1099.html 2017-02-17T22:55:32Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Proposed 2017 Trail Grant Applications -Comments accepted through Friday, March 17, 2017 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1098.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and Off-Highway Vehicle Program (OHV) grant applications for the current grant cycle which closed on February 1, 2017. Public comment is accepted through Friday, March 17th at 5pm. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:42:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1098.html 2017-02-15T23:42:47Z Decision Notice Issued for First Peoples Buffalo Jump Prairie Dog Management Plan http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1097.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a decision notice has been issued for the proposed First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Prairie Dog Management Plan. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 22:11:19 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1097.html 2017-01-25T22:11:19Z Public Comment Sought on Madison Buffalo Jump State Park Interpretive Trail - Comments due by February 23, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1096.html (Bozeman, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Interpretive Pavilion Trail at Madison Buffalo Jump State Park near Logan, MT. Public comments will be accepted through Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5pm. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:21:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1096.html 2017-01-23T17:21:26Z Hike to the Rock Art at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, January 21st from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1095.html (Ulm, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to Hike to the Rock Art at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, January 21st from 10am to 12pm. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:09:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1095.html 2017-01-18T21:09:00Z National Winter Trails Day Hike at Lone Pine State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1092.html Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Winter Trails Day hike at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, January 14th at 10am. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:10:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1092.html 2017-01-03T21:10:38Z Winter Storytelling 2017 at Travelers’ Rest State Park -January 7 through February 25 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1094.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to Winter Storytelling 2017 at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturdays at 11am throughout January and February. Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:51:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1094.html 2016-12-28T15:51:00Z Apply to Float Smith River State Park in 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1093.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that permit applications to float Smith River State Park in 2017 will be available beginning Tuesday, January 3 through Thursday, February 16, 2017. The permit drawing results will be announced on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:48:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1093.html 2016-12-28T15:48:00Z Public Comment Sought for Smith River State Park and River Corridor Biennial Rule - Comments accepted through January 19, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1091.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking comment on proposed changes to the Smith River State Park and River Corridor Biennial Rule. Public comments will be accepted through Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5pm. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:36:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1091.html 2016-12-20T22:36:01Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Draft Heritage Resource Strategic Plan -Comment accepted through January 18th, 2017 at 5pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1090.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that public comment is being sought on the Draft Heritage Resources Strategic Plan. Public comments will be accepted through Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 5pm. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 21:56:54 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1090.html 2016-12-19T21:56:54Z