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Butte Parks and Trails Foundation and Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation will be continuing to bring Lunch in the Park to uptown's Emma Park. Lunch, music, and activities for the kids will be available from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, every Wednesday, from July 12th through August 23rd.

As a special event, we will skip lunch on Wednesday, August 2nd and join the Butte Symphony for Dinner in the Park from 6 PM to 8 PM. Each event will feature live entertainment and a variety of local food vendors offering food and snack choices sure to please. Guests are always welcomed to bring their own lunch, whether from home or one of the nearby restaurants, and enjoy the entertainment and the warmth of the park. Grab a lawn chair or picnic blanket and join us for a mid-week break with coworkers, family or friends in beautiful uptown Butte.




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Montana Tech/Big Butte Trailhead Project

The Arch

The Friends of Stodden Park (FOSP), in coordination with Montana Technological (Montana Tech) and Butte Silver Bow Parks and Recreation, propose to establish formal trailhead access point to the Big Butte Open Space trail system.

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Words of Information and Support

The total estimated budget for the Montana Tech/Big Butte Trailhead project is $44,895, which includes $40,395 for the cost of construction materials, and supplies and $4,500 of in-kind match form Friends of Stodden Park.

It is my pleasure to write a letter of support for the design and development of the proposed project of creating a trailhead and arch originating on the Montana Tech Campus that accesses the Big Butte Trail System...

J.P. Gallagher Director, Butte Parks and Recreation

Stay and Play

If you're seeking out seeking out new locations to explore, consider a stay at one of these great Butte hotels.

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