Search for the leprechaun
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: March 16, 2019

Kalispell, MT) – Montana State Parks ( will host a “Patrick the Lone Pine Leprechaun” Treasure Hunt at Lone Pine State Park on Sunday, March 17th from 12:30 to 4:00pm.

Enjoy some family fun and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a nature-based treasure hunt for Patrick the Lone Pine Leprechaun. Stop by the Visitor Center and grab a map full of clues and puzzles to guide you on your hunt for Patrick.  Have fun, learn about the forested ecosystem of Lone Pine and earn your chance to win prizes.  Participants should wear good hiking shoes, dress appropriately for the weather; snacks, water and binoculars are optional.  All ages are welcome for this FREE event.

For more information call the park visitor center at (406) 755-2706 ext. 2.

What:  Patrick the Lone Pine Leprechaun Treasure Hunt.

When:  Sunday, March 17th from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Lone Pine State Park, 300 Lone Pine Rd, Kalispell, MT

Lone Pine State Park is located 5 miles southwest of Kalispell and offers one of the most vivid views of the valley, 7.5 miles of trails, and a beautiful interpretive center that provides information on living in a wildlife urban interface.  Additional amenities include a picnic shelter and a community room, which are both available to rent, as well as a volleyball court, horseshoe pit, and an archery range. Furthermore, Lone Pine offers a fantastic variety of educational and interpretive programs.

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

A division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Derrick Rathe
Park Ranger,
Lone Pine State Park
(406) 755-2706, ext. 2