outdoor recreation

River Recreation Survey
River Recreation Survey
Recreational use of the rivers here in western Montana is growing. People float, fish, and swim in them. Wildlife enthusiasts trek along the banks and wetlands looking for the birds and animals that live there. Outdoor recreationists camp in some spots...
Memorial Day Weekend Weather Chancy
Memorial Day Weekend Weather Chancy
Memorial Day Weekend is nationally recognized as the beginning of the summer camping season. In Montana that can sort of be a crap shoot. It’s all a matter of if the weather decides to cooperate. Our good friends George and Carole along with Sandy and I would load everything into the campers, hook up the boats and head out...
Bonner Boat Ramp Rebuild
Bonner Boat Ramp Rebuild
Vivica Crowser of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks says the work on the Bonner Weigh Station Fishing Access Site is completed. The site is open again and the rustic boat ramp has been replaced along with other improvements. Over the past month, the site got an improved entry road, a parking area with spaces for vehicles and boat trailers, and a concrete boat ramp...
Boating Rules Changes
Boating Rules Changes
The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department is considering a change to the boating regulations on several lakes in the Clearwater/ Blackfoot area;  Alva, Marshal and Harpers. The Department is taking public comment right now. Significant changes are being considered to protect wildlife, enhance the outdoor experience and allow easier access. Th...

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