Predators of the Sky
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: July 29, 2017

Montana State Parks ( is hosting an interpretive program on the Predators that roam the sky on Tuesday, August 1st at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.


There a variety of predators in Montana many of which soar the skies above. Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is host to many of the birds of prey.  These predators play a vital role in maintaining rodent populations here in SW Montana.


“The Maximum speed a Peregrine Falcon can reach is 240 MPH and we have a pair of these aerial speedsters in the park,” said Park Ranger Derrick Rathe.


This interpretive program will demonstrate the importance and diversity of Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park’s birds of prey. It will take place at the Campground Amphitheater.


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


What: The Predators of the Sky Interpretive Program


When: Tuesday, August 1st @ 8:00 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.

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Derrick Rathe

Park Ranger,

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

(406) 287-3541