Senator Jon Tester continues to secure the funding for a new state park along the shore of Flathead Lake. The $1.3 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund will be added to the $3 million purchase budget to acquire and develop over 100 acres of land on the north shore of the popular lake.

The Montana State Parks Foundation pursue to wage a fundraising campaign. The most recent Montana legislature officially sanction the FWP to pursue the purchase of the parkland, which would be called Somers Beach. It is on the eastern boundary of Somers, Montana.

As many people know, finding an available campsite During the summer months can be a difficult ordeal. The reservations start very early in the year and the demand grows annually along with many other parks. Thus the opportunity to fill the need of the demand will benefit the state in the future.

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