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Join Us for 'Plenty Coups Picnic Day' at Chief Plenty Coups State Park
Mon Jul 07 17:27:10 MDT 2014
- Region 5
This news release was archived on Wed Aug 06 17:27:10 MDT 2014

(Billings, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) invites the public to join us for ‘Plenty Coups Picnic Day’ at Chief Plenty Coups State Park in Pryor, Montana on Sunday, July 13 from 11am – 4pm. 

 

This special event is in commemoration of Montana State Parks 75th Anniversary, and 100 FREE SUBWAY ® sandwich combo meals that includes chips and a fountain drink will be given away to visitors  in celebration of our SUBWAY ® “Picnic Picks” promotion.

 

For this special day, there will be guided tours of the Chief Plenty Coups’ home, a National Historic Landmark, and tribal game demonstrations, and at 1pm there will be a special program for visitors: “Biscuits and Buffalo: Squashing Myths about Food in Indian Country” presented by Cindy Ott a Professor from St. Louis University.

 

The public will also be entered to WIN FREE Montana State Parks 75th Anniversary merchandise from the state park gift shop on site.

 

SUBWAY ® restaurants in Montana are the official sponsor of Montana State Parks 75th Anniversary. 

 

A SUBWAY ® catering trailer will be at Chief Plenty Coups State Park from 11 am to 4 pm.  The first 100 visitors (12 years old and older) to tour Chief Plenty Coups State Park will receive a coupon for a free SUBWAY ® sandwich combo meal they can enjoy during a picnic in the park.

 

Visitors may also purchase SUBWAY ® combo meals on site.

 

The state park picnic grounds are located near the scenic Pryor Mountains and along the wonderful backdrop of Pryor Creek. 

 

What: ‘Plenty Coups Picnic Day’

 

When: Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 11 am to 4 pm

 

Where: Chief Plenty Coups State Park, 1 Edgar Rd, Pryor, MT.  (406) 252-1289

 

For more information contact Chief Plenty Coups State Park Manager Chris Dantic at 406-252-1289 or visit:

http://stateparks.mt.gov/chief-plenty-coups/

 

Chief Plenty Coups State Park is a National Historic Landmark located near Billings. In 2013, the public made more than 25,000 visits to this state park. This state park features Chief Plenty Coups’ two-story log cabin, farmstead, sacred spring, Pryor Creek, large picnic grounds and a Visitor Center and Museum.  Chief Plenty Coups’ homestead became a state park in November of 1961.

 

For directions and more information: http://stateparks.mt.gov/chief-plenty-coups/

 

Contact:

Chris Dantic

Park Manager,

Chief Plenty Coups State Park

406-252-1289

cdantic@mt.gov