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 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 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