Bat Week is Coming!
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: August 6, 2020

Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announces the full schedule for Bat
Week at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park for the week of Aug. 8-15. Join us for this exciting
annual event celebrating our favorite winged friends with nightly programs in the campground.

Saturday, Aug. 8
Bat Talk: Bat Threats with Julia Smit
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

Sunday, Aug. 9
Bat Talk: Bats with Brooks
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

Monday, Aug. 10
Bat Walk and Talk with Tom Forwood
8:30 p.m., meeting in the Campground Amphitheater

Tuesday, Aug. 11
Bat Talk: Thereby Hangs a Tale: Bat Myths and Legends with Emily Dickerson
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

Wednesday, Aug. 12
Bat Talk: How Bats Help Us with Emily Cook
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

Thursday, Aug. 13
Bat Talk: Bats of War with Cort Walsh
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

Friday, Aug. 14
Bat Walk and Talk with bat expert Matt Bell
8 p.m., meeting in the Campground Amphitheater

Saturday, Aug. 15
Bat Talk: Bataptations with Julia Smit
8 – 9 p.m. in the Campground Amphitheater

For more information about these or other events at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, call
(406) 287-3541.
COVID-19: Visitors to these events must keep in mind social distancing directives – stay six feet
apart from all non-family members, and if that isn’t feasible or possible, please wear a mask or
face covering. Additionally, if you’re feeling ill, please do not attend this event. For more
information on COVID-19 please visit the website: covid19.mt.gov.
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