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 Celebrate National Winter Trails Day At Lone Pine State Park -Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2-3:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1171.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will celebrate National Winter Trails Day with a hike at Lone Pine State Park on Saturday, January 20 from 2-3:30pm. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:35:07 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1171.html 2018-01-10T21:35:07Z Apply to Float Smith River State Park in 2018 -January 2 through February 15, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1170.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that permit applications to float Smith River State Park in 2018 will be available Tuesday, January 2 through Thursday, February 15, 2018. The permit drawing will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Tue, 19 Dec 2017 18:19:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1170.html 2017-12-19T18:19:11Z First Day Hike Events Coming to Montana State Parks - January 1, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1169.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to welcome in the New Year with First Day Hikes at Montana State Parks on January 1, 2018. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:07:24 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1169.html 2017-12-12T23:07:24Z Free Avalanche Safety Training Offered in Cooke City http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1168.html (Cooke City, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) in partnership with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center (GNFAC) will offer free avalanche safety training every Friday and Saturday for snowmobilers in Cooke City, MT beginning November 24, 2017 through March 10, 2018. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:53:29 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1168.html 2017-11-21T23:53:29Z Shumate announced as new parks administrator http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1167.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has selected Beth R. Shumate as the new state parks administrator. Shumate has served as manager of Hell Creek State Park and most recently as FWP’s state trails program manager. She lives near Clancy. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:51:11 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1167.html 2017-11-21T23:51:11Z Snow Plowing Discontinued at Several Region One State Parks This Winter -Beginning December 1st http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1166.html (Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that snow plowing will be discontinued at several state parks in Northwestern Montana beginning December 1st, 2017. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:39:58 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1166.html 2017-11-17T21:39:58Z ’Tis the Season for Holiday Candlelight Tours at Lewis & Clark Caverns -Tickets on sale November 27th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1165.html (Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to enjoy Holiday Candlelight Tours at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park this December. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 27. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:41:36 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1165.html 2017-11-16T15:41:36Z Land and Water Conservation Fund Grants Now Available -Applications accepted through March 30, 2018 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1164.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants are now available for local, public and outdoor recreation projects in Montana. Applications are accessible through the online system at fundingmt.org and must be submitted by Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5pm. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:46:33 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1164.html 2017-11-13T22:46:33Z Montana State Parks Opens RTP and OHV Grant Applications http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1163.html Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will open the application cycle for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and the Off-Highway Vehicle Program (OHV) on Thursday, November 9, 2017 through the online system at fundingmt.org. The application deadline for both grants will be February 1, 2018 at 5pm. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:17:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1163.html 2017-11-09T02:17:53Z Montana State Parks Celebrates Completion of Flood Mitigation Project at Bannack State Park http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1162.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the flood mitigation project at Bannack State Park on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 1pm. Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:25:16 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1162.html 2017-11-03T19:25:16Z Seasonal Road Closure At Makoshika State Park -Wednesday, November 1, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1161.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced a seasonal road closure for Makoshika State Park at the Cap Rock Trailhead beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:23:53 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1161.html 2017-10-27T14:23:53Z Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program Now Accepting Applications http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1160.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is now accepting applications for the Montana Accessible Playgrounds Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:57:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1160.html 2017-10-17T20:57:37Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Announces October Agenda http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1159.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks & Recreation Board announced today the agenda for the Tuesday, October 24, 2017 meeting at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located at 342 Ulm-Vaughn Rd. in Ulm, MT. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:19:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1159.html 2017-10-16T21:19:27Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board to Hold Meeting at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park - Tuesday, October 24, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1158.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will meet Tuesday, October 24th at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located at 342 Ulm-Vaughn Road in Ulm, MT. This meeting was originally planned for August but was rescheduled. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:49:48 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1158.html 2017-10-11T20:49:48Z Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 1-4pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1157.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Fall Family Fest at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, October 14th from 1pm to 4pm. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:40:37 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1157.html 2017-10-04T22:40:37Z Walk with the Spirits of the Past At Bannack State Park -October 27th & 28th http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1156.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to walk with the spirits of the past with a Ghost Walk at Bannack State Park on October 27th and 28th at 7pm and 9pm, each night. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 22:37:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1156.html 2017-10-04T22:37:45Z Flathead Lake State Park-Finley Point Announces Early End to Summer Season http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1155.html Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that Flathead Lake State park-Finley Point will close early for the season on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. The park will close early to begin construction on a campground improvement project which will enhance visitor experience. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:08:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1155.html 2017-09-01T16:08:00Z Decision Notice Issued for Hell Creek State Park Improvements http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1154.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) has issued a decision notice for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for proposed facility improvements at Hell Creek State Park near Jordan, MT. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:45:06 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1154.html 2017-08-15T17:45:06Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting Postponed http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1153.html (Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Billings, MT has been postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:39:26 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1153.html 2017-08-15T16:39:26Z First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park to Adopt Winter Hours -Tuesday, September 5, 2017 http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1152.html (Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is adopting winter hours early this year beginning Tuesday, September 5th due to operational constraints. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:03:45 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1152.html 2017-08-14T17:03:45Z FREE Concert at Giant Springs State Park -Saturday, August 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1151.html (Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 2nd free concert of the 2017 Summer Concert Series at Giant Springs State Park on Saturday, August 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:51:41 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1151.html 2017-08-11T16:51:41Z Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Meeting in Billings -Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12:15pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1150.html (Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today that the Montana State Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Region 5 Headquarters located at 2300 Lake Elmo Drive, Billings, MT. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:57:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1150.html 2017-08-09T20:57:47Z Movie Under the Stars – "The Good Dinosaur" At Makoshika State Park -Thursday, August 17 at 8:30pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1149.html (Glendive, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites you to attend the Makoshika State Park Campfire Program: Movie Under the Stars – “The Good Dinosaur” on Thursday, August 17 at 8:30pm. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:54:32 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1149.html 2017-08-09T20:54:32Z Annual Barn Dance at Bannack State Park -Saturday, August 5 from 7pm to 10pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1146.html (Dillon, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the Annual Barn Dance at Bannack State Park on Saturday, August 5 from 7pm to 10pm. The event is sponsored by the Bannack Association. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:15:15 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1146.html 2017-07-27T16:15:15Z Early Bird Photography at Chief Plenty Coups State Park -Friday, August 4 from 6am to 8pm http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1145.html (Pryor, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the community to an early opening of Chief Plenty Coups State Park to photograph the plants, wildlife, and surroundings on Friday, August 4 from 6am to 8pm. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:13:52 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/shared/parksNews/nr_1145.html 2017-07-27T16:13:52Z