Category Archives: Recreation

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park hosting multiple summer events

Renew your mind and body at the top of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park with a sunrise yoga class led by Candace Weeda Strobbe of Cascading Wellness from 8-9 a.m. on June 18. This morning yoga class is structured for all ability levels and provides an opportunity to re-center amidst the rush of summer activities while enjoying views of

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Family Fishing Day, educational programs upcoming with FWP

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting several upcoming programs in the Great Falls area. After a two-year absence, the Great Falls Family Fishing Day event is scheduled for  June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Wadsworth Pond Park in Great Falls. The event features short educational stations on fish identification, knot tying, casting, and fly tying, followed by

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First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park hosting Indigenous archeology program

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park will host the Montana Conversations program “Six Hundred Generations: Exploring the Indigenous Archaeology of Montana” with Carl M. Davis on June 13 from 7-8:30 p.m.  The program will be held indoors at the park headquarters. “Carl will take participants on a journey through time, climate, landscapes, technologies and cultures, beginning with the First Peoples

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Three Great Falls area recreation projects receive grants

NorthWestern Energy and the Missouri-Madison River Fund announced six public recreation improvement projects awarded grant and matching funds this year from the River Fund Trust and NorthWestern Energy, including three in Great Falls. The Rainbow/Lewis and Clark overlooks parking lot rehabilitation project has been awarded $190,000 with $144,695 from the River Fund; a $20,540 match from NorthWestern Energy; and $24,965

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FWP seeking applicants for fisheries management committee

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Upper Missouri River Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan Citizen Advisory Committee. The Upper Missouri River Reservoir Fisheries Management Plan guides fisheries management for Canyon Ferry, Hauser, and Holter Reservoirs and the Missouri River from Toston to Canyon Ferry and from Hauser Dam to upper Holter Reservoir. The plan

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Open house scheduled on planned River’s Edge Trail reroute project

RIver's Edge Trail reroute

The Montana Department of Transportation is holding an in-person open house from 4-7 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Missouri Room at the Civic Center on the planned River’s Edge Trail Connector project. There will be a Zoom open house from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 15, with a slideshow presentation followed by a question and answer session with an opportunity to provide

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FWP seeking public comment on proposals to increase trout in Belt Creek watershed; plant trees in Giant Springs State Park

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on draft environmental assessments for two proposed projects in the Great Falls region. The first project is to increase the number of Westslope cutthroat trout within the Belt Creek watershed. The species has “undergone substantial reductions in distribution and abundance throughout their native range. Genetically unaltered WCT presently occupy 6.2 percent

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Fish, Wildlife and Parks seeking information on illegal moose shooting

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking information on a moose which was illegally shot last week in the Little Belt Mountains near Great Falls. The moose was first reported to FWP on Nov. 19. Wardens believe the adult cow was shot and abandoned along the Hughesville Road about two miles east of Monarch sometime between the morning

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