GREAT FALLS – First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park near Ulm is celebrating the 25th  anniversary of the opening of its visitor center and invites visitors to join the celebration by attending activities in the park this summer.

A weekly “Jump Talk” will be held at the top of the buffalo jump every Sunday from May 26 to September 1, beginning at 1 p.m., and lasting about 30 minutes. The free talks will discuss the park and the scared sites found within it and focus upon how the First Peoples drove bison over the cliff edge. Talks may be cancelled in the event of poor weather.

Other upcoming events this summer include:

  • June 1 National Trails Day Hike
  • June 8 Snake Hike
  • June 10 Bear Aware Program
  • July 13 - 14 Kite Festival
  • August 10 – 11 Mammoth Hunt
  • September Park Star Party

For more information on any of these programs visit the park website at: or call the park at 406-866-2217.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump Park is located 3.5 miles north of Ulm, just off I-15 at exit 270. Montana residents are entitled to free daily entrance to all state parks through payment of vehicle registration fees.  Non-resident vehicles are required to purchase a park pass for entry to the park.

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