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Hiking Pine Butte Swamp Preserve

July 12, 2013
9:30 a.m.

Pine Butte Swamp Preserve, Choteau, Montana | Show Directions

Directions

Meet at the Bellview Schoolhouse which is about 20 miles west of Choteau.  From Highway 287 (just south of Choteau)  head west on the Bellview Road.  This is a dirt road and may be rough in places. See map

Join us for a rare “cook’s tour” of the Pine Butte Swamp Preserve. The preserve is a haven for grizzly bears and a huge diversity of other wildlife and birds. The hike will be led by Preserve Manager Nathan Birkeland, who knows all its history and secrets! 

Please bring along a lunch, and/or snacks for yourself, binoculars, rain gear, sun screen, additional clothing and any other necessities you might require.  We’ll provide water and sodas.  The Front can be very windy so please dress in layers and remember a warm hat and gloves.  

We’ll meet at the Bellview Schoolhouse which is about 20 miles west of Choteau.  From Highway 287 (just south of Choteau)  head west on the Bellview Road.  This is a dirt road and may be rough in places. See map

For more information and to reserve a spot on the hike, please contact Debra Sattler, (406) 443-6730

 

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