Member Organizations

The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association is comprised of professionals in the parks & recreation field dedicated to improving your quality of life! Members of the organization are affiliated with local, county, state and federal agencies and are featured throughout this website in picture collages. For further information, many have provided links to their respective websites on our Member Links page.

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Upcoming Events

MTRPA and ID/MT American Society of Landscape Architects Conference


The MTRPA and ID/MT ASLA conference is scheduled for October 5-7, 2017 in Missoula, MT. The conference will feature speakers, exhibitors, tours and educational sessions. Information regarding hotel reservations and detailed schedule will be coming soon.

Quick Schedule at a Glance:

Thursday, October 5:

10:00-11:30am MTRPA Officer Meeting at Currents Aquatics Center
12:00-1:00pm Lifeguard Instructor Refresher Course (full day)
1:00-2:15pm Educational Session or Field Trip
2:30-5:45pm Educational Session or Field Trip
5:30-7:30pm Volunteer at Missoula Food Bank
7:30-9:00pm Social at the Top Hat (full buffet)


Friday, October 6:

7:00-8:00am Breakfast with Students & Registration
8:00-9:30am Welcome & Keynote Speakers
9:30-10:00am Break with Exhibitors
10:00-11:15am Educational Session or Field Trip
11:15am-12:30pm Educational Session or Field Trip
12:30-1:30pm Lunch with Exhibitors
1:30-2:45pm Educational Session or Field Trip
3:00-5:15pm Educational Session or Field Trip
6:00-8:00pm Networking Reception at Florence Governor’s Room
Dinner with Sponsors or on your own


Saturday, October 7

7:00-9:00am MTRPA Breakfast, Business & Awards
9:00am-12:00pm Fiend Tips
12:00-1:00pm Lunch at Fort Missoula
1:30pm Official End for MTRPA



Do you know a professional, media representative, organization or parks and recreation advocate that you would like to recognize? Nominate them for an MTRPA award! Categories include:

  • New Professional Award
  • Professional Award
  • Media Excellence
  • Citation of Merit
    • Community and Political Advocate
    • Outstanding Volunteer Services
    • Research and Academic Studies
    • Program Innovation

For more information, view theĀ Award Announcement 2017.