Happenings

A great way to support Prickly Pear Land Trust is to participate in one of our fun events! Whether you’d like to simply attend an event or go the distance by making a donation or volunteering, there is surely a place for you at one (or all) of the land trust’s events.

Summer Events

Join us this spring and summer for our public events! All events are kid/family friendly but call our office with any questions (406) 442-0490.

Mt Helena Wildflower Walk – May 24, at 7 p.m.

Meet at the Mt Helena trailhead (up Readers Village) for a 2 mile walk observing the possible 50 blooming species of native flowers. Walk is led by PPLT member, Bob Person.

Community Trail Work Day – May 21, at 5:30 p.m.

Meet at the Beattie St. Trailhead for a volunteer event to help us begin building a planned singletrack connector between Easy Rider and Prickly Pear Trail

s on Mt. Ascension. Go to the Trails page to read more information

National Trails Day – June 2

Click here to see all community trail work day information.

Kid’s Hike – June 12, at 5:30 p.m.

Meet at Bompart Hill. Walk is led by PPLT member, Dawn.

Community Trail Work Day – June 18, at 5:30

Location is to be determined. Click here to see all community trail wo

rk day information.

Kid’s Hike – July 10, at 5:30 p.m.

Meet at Mt Helena Trailhead. Walk is led by PPLT member, Brad.

Community Trail Work Day – July 16, at 5:30

Location is to be determined. Click here to see all community trail work day information.

Kid’s Hike – August 14, at 5:30 p.m.

Meet at Diehl Drive Trailhead. Walk is led by PPLT members, Sandi and Jill.

Community Trail Work Day – September 17, at 5:30

Location is to be determined. Click here to see all community trail work day information.

 

 

Don’t Fence Me In Trail Run

May 12, 2018

Each May, the trail running season kicks off with Prickly Pear Land Trust’s Don’t Fence Me In Trail Run. The race features 30K, 12K and 5K distances as well as a non-competitive 5K dog walk — all taking place on Helena’s fabulous South Hills trails system. The 18th Annual Don’t Fence Me In Trail Run will be held May 12, 2018.

Click here to see the results from this year’s event!
Click here to see the 30K virtual tour

 

Check out the course maps:

Harvest Moon Banquet

September 29, 2018

Thanks to everyone who attended and/or volunteered at the 2017 Harvest Moon Banquet and Auction. It was such a wonderful evening thanks to all of you!

We can’t wait to see you next year!

Photos by Jason O’Neil

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