Music, traditional games coming up at First Peoples Buffalo Jump

Montana State Parks is hosting live music at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Aug. 26 from 2-4 p.m.

For the first time ever, the park is offering an afternoon of good, old country music. Join park staff and new seasonal ranger Mert as she shares some of her favorite songs.

Music will be held at the park’s visitor center back patio, bring a chair or have a seat at one of the picnic tables. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call the park visitor center at 406-866-2217.

Traditional Native Games are scheduled at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Sept. 1-3 from 12-4 p.m. each day.

These games were an important part of tribal culture during the days when First Peoples Buffalo Jump was used for the hunting of buffalo. Join park staff and volunteers to learn more about these games and play them yourself. Games offered may include shinny, double ball, kickball, run and scream, as well as others.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is located 10 miles south of Great Falls on I-15, take Ulm exit, then 3.5 miles North-west on paved county road.