Cooney State Park offers kids’ campfire programs
By angelamontana

Posted: May 19, 2021

Fun, educational talks scheduled for every other Saturday evening 

BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will offer a series of talks on outdoors topics every other Saturday evening this summer around the campfire ring at Cooney State Park.

The 45-minute programs start at 6 p.m. at the Red Lodge Arm campground fire ring. They are geared for children ages 8 to 12. Snacks will be served.

Guests should bring a chair or blanket to sit on. The seating area has limited space and admission will be first-come, first-served. Masks are requested for all involved.

Scheduled lectures include:

  • June 5th: Native Montana plants
  • June 19th: Aquatic food-webs
  • July 3rd: Invasive and Noxious Species
  • July 17th: Riparian and Migratory Birds
  • July 31st: Montana Mammals
  • August 14th: Campfire Cooking
  • August 28th: The World of Insects

    For information or questions, please call Cooney State Park at (406) 445-2326.