First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Guided Rock Art Hike
By angelamontana

Posted: February 17, 2021

What:  A moderate to strenuous guided hike off trail to view petroglyphs and pictographs made by the First Nations people as well as European carvings made by early settlers!

When:  11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

WhereFirst Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located 10 miles south of Great Falls on I-15, take Ulm exit, then 3.5 miles North-west on paved county road. Convening at the parking lot on top of the buffalo jump.

Who: Park Ranger

Join us for the first guided rock art hike of 2021.  This is a great opportunity to come and learn about 2 distinctive methods for producing rock art.  What are the differences between Pictographs and Petroglyphs?  How are symbols used in interpreting a people or an era?  Learn these answers and more as you join a Park Ranger on a hike that is off trail and is moderate to strenuous along the cliffs at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park!

The hike is $4.00 a person and there are 15 spots available for this end of the year adventure.  Please call First Peoples Buffalo Jump at 406-866-2217 to reserve your spot. This hike is  weather dependent and may be cancelled due to ice or snow.  We are in our winter hours of operation which is October 1 through March 31, Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission to the park for Montana residents is free.  Non-residents pay $4.00 for walk-in entry or $6.00 per vehicle.

fwp