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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.

COVID-19 Resources

Parks and Recreations During COVID-19 Outbreak The MTRPA is sending out a big THANK YOU to our state, federal, and local Montana parks and recreation departments and agencies for quickly adapting and acting to keep our public healthy and mentally sane during the COVID-19 outbreak! While we are entering a new phase of this outbreak, departments across the state are working...
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CONFERENCE CANCELED

MTRPA Conference Cancelled The 2020 MTRPA Conference April 19th - 22nd in Butte, Montana is cancelled. Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus, Governor Bullock and the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department instituted measures limiting social gatherings to combat the spread of the virus. At this time, the annual MTRPA Conference has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued to all paid attendees, exhibitors, sponsors,...
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Early Bird Conference Pricing EXTENSION

SAVINGS ON MTRPA CONFERENCE TIL 3/15! We are extending Early Bird Pricing through March 15th! Pricing will increase $50 for full registrations, one day passes, and exhibitor's booths on 3/16. This is Montana's parks and recreation event of the year! Our conference schedule is packed with session tracks in aquatics, trails & open space, arborist, maintenance, grants, and so much...
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1920s Park History

As we move into the 2020s let’s take a look back at the Roaring 1920s and celebrate our park history.  If you have a park or other facility that was developed in and around the 1920s and have some pictures we would love to share the information at our Roaring 2020s themed conference.  Please send high resolution pictures or if...
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