The Spotted Bat
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: June 1, 2017

Montana State Parks ( is hosting an interpretive program called the Spotted Bat on Tuesday, July 25th at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.


Montana is host to 15 species of bats one of which you can hear echolocate.   The spotted bat is one of the bats that migrate back to the cliff banks of MT during the summer months.


“The spotted bat have the reputation of being the moth specialist,” Said Park Ranger Derrick Rathe.


This interpretive program will take place at the campground amphitheater at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. It is a great chance to learn about the diversity of bats in Montana and what makes spotted bats so unique.



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


What: The Spotted Bat, Interpretive Program


When: Tuesday, July 25th @ 8:oo 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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