Lone Pine State Park
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Medicine Rocks State Parks

FEATURED PROJECT

2020 RECREATION INNOVATION HUB

The 2020 Business of Outdoor Recreation Summit will focus on building resiliency for the future and take place October 13-15, 2020 virtually. Montana Governor’s Office of Outdoor Recreation, Crown of the Continent Geotourism Council, and Montana Trails Coalition will host the region’s enhanced follow-up to inaugural 2018 Business of Outdoor Recreation Summit. This year’s Summit participants will be from Montana, Greater Crown of the Continent Region including Alberta and British Columbia and beyond, ranging from industry, community, and conservation. Summit will offer tools that will help facilitate interaction between attendees and create concrete opportunities to utilize and integrate into future work. Join us live each day or catch up with our recorded sessions.

ONGOING PROJECTS

CLOSE THE LOOP

Twelve years in, the Whitefish Legacy Partners' vision of creating a loop trail around Whitefish Lake is well underway but challenging sections remain. MAP partners Diane Conradi and Forestoration are guiding real estate and legal complexities, permitting, and trail location and design.

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FRONTCOUNTRY ROUNDUP

How do you get outdoors close to home? We want to know.  

To take the Survey CLICK HERE

Montana Access Project, with the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation, wants to learn more about what is on the ground, and what is necessary for communities to succeed in creating and sustaining quality outdoor recreation for health, environment and for the economy. 

Result?  Better tools for success, better strategies, better networks for more recreation options across the state.  

BIGFORK'S BACKYARD

Bigfork is amazing--if you haven't been there, go.  When Community Foundation for A Better Bigfork decided Bigfork needs more trails for residents and visitors to enjoy, they turned to MAP.  MAP partners Diane Conradi and Forestoration's Greg Gunderson are helping CFBB navigate the complexities of landowner PacifiCorp's hydroelectric licensing obligations to share Bigfork's vision for its recreation future.

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ENVISION, EXECUTE, AND SUSTAIN