11th Annual Birding Day at Lewis & Clark Caverns
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: June 5, 2019

Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host the 11th Annual Birding Day at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park on Sunday, June 9 at 7:30am. Birding Day is a celebration of the park’s bird diversity. Join Assistant Park Manager Tom Forwood on this walk which ventures into the park’s major bird habitat areas from the banks of the Jefferson River to the Cave Trail below the cliffs of Cave Mountain.

Participants will meet at 7:30am at the Park’s Main (lower) Visitor Center. The hike is approximately 2 miles with less than 500 feet elevation gained. Please bring binoculars, a snack, water, good footwear, transportation (carpooling is encouraged) and an enthusiasm for the park’s avian species. The field trip should end between noon and 1 PM.

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

What: 11th Annual Birding Day at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

When: Sunday June 9 at 7:30 AM

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

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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