Bureau of Reclamation Announces Canyon Ferry Visitor Center Summer Schedule

Media Contact: Todd Dixon, (406) 247-7303
Mark Andersen, (406) 247-7610

For Release: May 06, 2005

The Canyon Ferry Visitor Center will be open during the 2005 recreation season from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from May 27 through September 5, 2005.

Canyon Ferry Facility Manager Paul Backlund stated that "Reclamation is pleased to have the Visitor Center at Canyon Ferry open on a limited basis for the summer. There will be displays at the Center about construction of the Canyon Ferry Dam and Lewis and Clark's journey through Montana."

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