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    Join Us for 'Plenty Coups Picnic Day' at Chief Plenty Coups State Park
    - Region 5

    Mon Jul 07 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