The Return of the Atlatl
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: June 29, 2017

– Montana State Parks ( is hosting an interpretive program at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park on July 1st.


Before there were rifles and cannons hunting took a lot of skill. The atlatl is one of the first mechanized weapons used for hunting as well as in battle.   Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park will have a few available so you can test your ability at using an atlatl.


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


What: Atlatl Interpretive Program


When: Saturday, July 1st @ 7:00 PM


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 largest known 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 ( 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,

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

(406) 287-3541




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