Blackfeet National Park to Be Studied
A feasibility study is being prepared for Montana’s Blackfeet Nation regarding the development of a national park on tribal lands bordering Glacier National Park. Although many specifics remain to be determined, the development of such a parkland could potentially generate revenues for the tribe while lessening traffic at Glacier, which suffers from “extremely high visitation,” according to Glacier National Park Superintendent Jeff Mow. In addition, such a landscape would facilitate the reintroduction of bison, a high priority for members of the Blackfeet Nation.
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