First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park to Adopt Winter Hours
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: August 17, 2017

(Ulm, MT) – Montana State Parks ( announced that First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is adopting winter hours early this year beginning Tuesday, September 5th due to operational constraints.

From September 5 to March 31, the Visitor Center and gates will be open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10am to 4pm and Sundays from 12pm to 4pm. The park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Walk-in access to the park is allowed until dark. The gates at the top of the Jump may be closed during deep snow events.

For more information, call the visitor center at (406) 866-2217.

What: Winter Hours of Operation

When: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 through March 31, 2017

Where: First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park Visitor Center; located 10 miles south of Great Falls on I-15, take Ulm exit, then 3.5 miles northwest on paved county road.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is a National Historic Landmark and one of the largest buffalo jumps in North America. The visitor center and interpretive trails tell the story of the people, the animals and the landscape of the buffalo culture. In 2014, more than 17,000 people visited this state park.

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

Rick Thompson
Park Manager
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
(406) 866-2219