Bat Walk!
By Moosetrack Megan


Bat Walk!

(Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is hosting a guided night hike to look for Bats of Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.

 

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is host to 11 of Montana’s 15 species of Bats. These flying mammals help control mosquitos and moth populations.  They have a unique adaptation that helps them successfully hunt at night, which does make them tough to spot.

 

This guided hike will give you a great opportunity to learn about the myths of bats and be able to successfully identify different species of bats. The hike will be less than half a mile and will start at the Main Visitor Center.

 

For more information call the park visitor center at (406) 287-3541.

 

What: Bat Walk! Guided Hike

 

When: Saturday, July 22nd @ 8:30 PM

 

Where: Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, 25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Rd, Whitehall, MT

http://stateparks.mt.gov/lewis-and-clark-caverns/

 

From the exit 274 on I-90 we are 13 miles south on Highway 287 and 5 miles west on MT 2.

From the Cardwell exit 256 on I-90 we are 7 miles east along MT 2.

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park features one of the largest known limestone caverns in the Northwest filled with spectacular stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and helictites. The park also features camping, trails to hike or bike, a state-of-the-art visitor center, interpretive displays, a gift shop, food and beverage concessions, amphitheater, and interpretive events presented during the summer months.

Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.

 






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