Give a Hoot with an Owl Walk at the Caverns
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: May 2, 2019

(Whitehall, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will an evening owl walk at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, May 11 from 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Owls frequent the park year-round and are most vocal in early spring. Both Northern Pygmy-Owls and Northern Saw-whet Owls can be heard in the park depending on conditions and time of year. This year’s Owl Walk will meet at the Main (lower) Visitor Center at 8:30pm. The program begins with a short presentation followed by a walk up the park road, traversing a variety of ecosystems.

This program is most suitable for ages 10 and up. A bottle of water, snack, sturdy footwear, weather appropriate clothing, and binoculars are all recommended. Flashlights are optional and strongly discouraged while looking for owls. This program is $4 to all registered campers and Montana residents.

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

What: Owl Walk

When: Saturday, May 11 from 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Cost: $4 for Montana residents and registered campers. Nonresidents must also pay a $6 park entry fee per vehicle.

Where: Main (Lower) Visitor Center, 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 most decorative 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:
Tom Forwood
Assistant Park Manager
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park
(406) 287-3541
tforwood@mt.gov