Explore caves!
By Moosetrack Megan


Did you know there are over 300 caves in Montana! Each one has its own challenges and stories.  Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park will host an interpretive program dedicated to helping you know the challenges of caving as well as giving you safety advice.

 

“Caves are very challenging and dangerous places to explore but the feeling of crawling through tiny areas is not matched,” Park Ranger Derrick Rathe said.

 

This program is focused to help visitors know the risks involved with caving and how to cave responsibly so you don’t do damage to the cave or yourself.

 

 

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

 

What: Caving Responsibly Interpretive Program

 

When: Tuesday, July 18th at 8:00 p.m.

 

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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A division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

stateparks.mt.gov

 

 

Contact:

Derrick Rathe

Park Ranger,

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

(406) 287-3541

Drathe.fwp@gmail.com

 

 

 

 






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