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 Helena -Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 8:30am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1089.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 8:30am to 1pm. The meeting will be held in the Commission Conference Rooms of Montana Fish Wildlife, & Parks (FWP) located at 1420 East 6th Avenue, Helena, MT. The public is invited to attend. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:42:44 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1089.html 2016-12-07T21:42:44Z Candlelight Tours Return to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Tickets on sale Monday, November 28th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1088.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to celebrate the season with Holiday Candlelight Tours at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park in December. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 28th Wed, 23 Nov 2016 20:41:12 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1088.html 2016-11-23T20:41:12Z Free Avalanche Safety Training Every Friday and Saturday in Cooke City -Beginning November 25th, 2016 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1087.html (Cooke City, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) in partnership with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center (GNFAC) will offer free avalanche training every Friday and Saturday for snowmobilers in Cooke City, MT beginning November 25th, 2016 through March 17th, 2017. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:35:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1087.html 2016-11-22T23:35:36Z New Application Deadline for Recreational Trails and OHV Grant Program -Applications accepted through February 1, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1086.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced a timeline change for two trails grant programs. The grant application deadline for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and the Off-Highway Vehicle Program (OHV) will move to February 1st. Typically, March 1st has been the deadline for RTP and July 1st for OHV. Both grant programs will begin accepting applications on November 22, 2016 through the online system at fundingmt.org. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:30:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1086.html 2016-11-22T23:30:29Z Montana State Trails Advisory Committee Meeting In Helena -Friday, November 18th from 10am to 12:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1085.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the citizen Montana State Trails Advisory Committee (STAC) will hold a meeting on Friday, November 18th, 2016 from 10am-12:30pm in the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission Rooms, located at 1420 E. 6th Avenue, in Helena. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 23:07:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1085.html 2016-11-14T23:07:26Z Hike to the Rock Art At First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, November 19th at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1084.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, November 19th at 10am. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 23:04:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1084.html 2016-11-14T23:04:20Z Giant Springs State Park Reminds Public To Be Safe During Hunting Season http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1083.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) would like to remind the public that hunting is permitted in some areas of Giant Springs State Park and to use caution when recreating in those areas during hunting season. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 20:12:20 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1083.html 2016-11-04T20:12:20Z Montana State Parks Seeks Public Comment on Prairie Dog Management Plan -Comments accepted through Monday, November 21, 2016 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1082.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Prairie Dog Management Plan at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, near Ulm, MT. Comments will be accepted through Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5pm. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:06:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1082.html 2016-10-28T20:06:55Z October Parks Board Meeting to be held in Hamilton -Thursday, October 20th at 8:30am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1081.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 in Hamilton, MT. The meeting will be held at the Bitterroot River Inn located at 139 Bitterroot Plaza Dr. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:12:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1081.html 2016-10-13T22:12:47Z National Public Lands Day at Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, October 1st, 2016 from 8:30am to 1pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1080.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is partnering with the Montana Conservation Corps and the Kalispell Rotary Club to host a volunteer work day for National Public Lands Day at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, October 1st from 8:30am to 1pm. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:22:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1080.html 2016-09-22T20:22:55Z Montana State Parks Seeks State Snowmobile Advisory Committee Members http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1079.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking three new members for the State Snowmobile Advisory Committee. Applications will be accepted through Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 5pm. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:02:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1079.html 2016-09-22T20:02:26Z Decision Notice Issued for Proposed Public Dock on Wild Horse Island http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1078.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that a decision notice has been issued for a proposed public dock at Wild Horse Island at Flathead Lake State Park near Polson, MT. Based on public sentiment that installation of a public dock would be detrimental on Wild Horse Island, Montana State Parks (MSP) will postpone this action until further analysis can be conducted. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:44:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1078.html 2016-09-21T21:44:03Z Lake Elmo State Park Kite Festival-Sunday, September 25th from 10am to 2pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1076.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Kite Festival in honor of National Public Lands Day at Lake Elmo State Park on Sunday, September 25 from 10am to 2pm. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:57:13 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1076.html 2016-09-15T21:57:13Z Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Black Sandy State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1075.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Public Lands Day volunteer event at Black Sandy State Park on Saturday September 24th from 10am to 2pm. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:54:38 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1075.html 2016-09-15T21:54:38Z Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Milltown State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1074.html (Milltown, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and its partners will host a day full of volunteer, recreational and educational opportunities to celebrate National Public Lands Day at Milltown State Park on Saturday, September 24 at 10am. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:52:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1074.html 2016-09-15T21:52:15Z Chief Plenty Coups State Park Announces Off-Season Hours http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1073.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that Chief Plenty Coups State Park will change to off-season hours of operation beginning Monday, September 19th. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:50:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1073.html 2016-09-15T21:50:37Z Join us for National Public Lands Day At Flathead Lake State Park -Saturday, September 24th from 10am to 12pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1072.html (Bigfork, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a National Public Lands Day volunteer event at Flathead Lake State Park at Wayfarers on Saturday September 24th from 10am to 12pm. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:47:54 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1072.html 2016-09-15T21:47:54Z National Public Lands Day Events at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park -Saturday, September 24th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1071.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host National Public Lands Day events at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Saturday, September 24th beginning at 9am. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:44:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1071.html 2016-09-14T21:44:00Z National Public Lands Day Cave Restoration at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park -Saturday, September 24th from 8:30am to 1:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1077.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a Cave Restoration Project in honor of National Public Lands Day at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, September 24th from 8:30am to 1:30pm. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:38:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1077.html 2016-09-13T21:38:00Z Public Comment Sought for Extension of Current Biennial Fee Rule http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1070.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it is seeking public comment on a proposed extension of the 2014 Biennial Fee Rule through December 2017. The Biennial Fee Rule is an assemblage of user fees and associated rules for the Montana State Park system. The current fee rule was approved by the Montana State Parks and Recreation Board on October 15, 2014. Comments accepted through Friday, September 30th, 2016 at 5pm. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 23:22:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1070.html 2016-08-31T23:22:26Z Clark Fork Coalition at Travelers’ Rest State Park -Saturday, August 27th at 11am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1069.html (Lolo, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Clark Fork Coalition at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturday, August 27th at 11am. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:47:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1069.html 2016-08-18T21:47:24Z Bear Canyon Singers at Missouri Headwaters State Park -Friday, August 26th at 7pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1068.html (Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) presents The Bear Canyon Singers at Missouri Headwaters State Park on Friday, August 26th at 7pm. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:45:23 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1068.html 2016-08-18T21:45:23Z Bird Sleuth: Habitat Connections at Milltown State Park -Saturday, August 27th at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1067.html (Milltown, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a “Bird Sleuth: Habitat Connections” event for kids of all ages at Milltown State Park on Saturday, August 27th at 10am. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:42:55 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1067.html 2016-08-18T21:42:55Z 22nd Annual Chief Plenty Coups Day of Honor Event -Saturday, September 3 at 11am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1066.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that it will be hosting the 22nd annual Day of Honor Event at Chief Plenty Coups State Park on Saturday, September 3 at 11:00am. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:40:39 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1066.html 2016-08-18T21:40:39Z Celebrate the End of Summer with Music By the Caverns -Saturday, August 27th beginning at 10am http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1065.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host Music by the Caverns at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, August 27th at 10am. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:31:18 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1065.html 2016-08-18T21:31:18Z