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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 businesses.

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Upcoming Events
Feb
21
Fri
11:59 pm Award Nominations Deadline
Award Nominations Deadline
Feb 21 @ 11:59 pm
Award Nominations Deadline
MTRPA, an affiliate of the National Recreation & Park Association, presents awards annually to recognize individuals, organizations and agencies for significant contributions to the parks and recreation profession. Learn more and nominate someone today!
Mar
1
Sun
all-day Presenters Deadline
Presenters Deadline
Mar 1 all-day
Presenters Deadline
The conference committee is working hard on session framework to address current topics and opportunities at our MTRPA 2020 Conference. Learn more and submit your presentation today!
Mar
13
Fri
11:59 pm Scholarship Deadline
Scholarship Deadline
Mar 13 @ 11:59 pm
Scholarship Deadline
The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association annually awards the Dr. Steve McCool and Dr. Joel Meier Academic Scholarship to a Montana college student at an accredited University or College with a declared major in[...]
Apr
19
Sun
all-day MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day
MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
MTRPA CONFERENCE 2020 Roaring 2020s: Planting our Planet with Inclusive Communities through Parks and Recreation April 19 – 22 Copper King Hotel & Convention Center Butte, MT Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation is excited to host[...]

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Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve our members and support their efforts to enhance Montana's quality of life by promoting growth, preservation, and development of recreation services, tourism, and parks to benefit the health and well being of our people, our communities, our economy and our environment.

Call for Presenters Still Open

The MTRPA 2020 Conference committee is still taking submissions for presentations, sessions, & workshops. Deadline March 1st. DOWNLOAD CONFERENCE PRESENTATION PROPOSAL FORM The Montana Trails Recreation & Park Association Annual Conference will be held April 19 – 22, 2020, at the Copper King Hotel Butte, MT. The conference theme is “Roaring 2020s: Planting our Planet with Inclusive Communities through Parks...
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Early Bird Conference Registration!

MTRPA CONFERENCE 2020 Roaring 2020s: Planting our Planet with Inclusive Communities through Parks and Recreation April 19 - 22 Copper King Hotel & Convention Center Butte, MT   The MTRPA is excited to announce our Conference Registration is live and EARLY BIRD PRICING is here! Early Bird Pricing ENDS 3/1/2020 Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation is excited to host the MTRPA annual conference...
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2020 - 2024 SCORP Release

SCORP The 2020-2024 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) identified six high-level goals and recommendations: – Promote outdoor recreation opportunities for all Montanans – Enhance public access to outdoor recreation resources and facilities – Support the economic vitality of communities and the state – Improve quality of life through outdoor recreation experiences – Adapt outdoor recreation for a changing environment...
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2019 Award Nominations Open

MTRPA, an affiliate of the National Recreation & Park Association, presents awards annually to recognize individuals, organizations and agencies for significant contributions to the parks and recreation profession. Awards will be presented at MTRPA’s annual conference in Butte, MT the week of April 19-21, 2020. NOMINATION PROCESS: All nominations must be from a current MTRPA member. To make a nomination prepare...
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