Welcome to MTRPA

The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association supports and celebrates your role in the parks & recreation field. We are glad to have you here!

Our mission is to serve our members and support their efforts to enhance Montana’s quality of life by promoting growth, preservation, and development of recreation services, tourism, and parks to benefit the health and well being of our people, our communities, our economy and our environment.


Learn more about membership with the MTRPA and the benefits of joining our Association.


Ready to network and learn from parks and recreation professionals throughout Montana and beyond?

Job Board

Our Job Board is available for non members and members to view. Job posting is for members only.

Parks are iconic staples in our communities.

Trails connect community to the outdoor world.

Recreation brings community together.

Yet, funding and road blocks constantly threaten these important entities. 
MTRPA is on a pursuit to help support those who preserve and utilize our parks, trails, and recreation resources across the state while supporting the growth of our professional industry behind the scenes of these beloved areas and programs. 

News You Can Use

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Education & Trainings

Career Pathways Webinar

Students, please join us on Tuesday February 22nd at 11 am MST for a panel webinar from park and recreation professionals with insights to their

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Conference Updates

Call for Conference Presenters

Calling Park, Trail, Recreation, Forestry, and Aquatics Presenters! MTRPA 2022 Conference Committee has some session openings left for our spring conference April 3 – 6,

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Education & Trainings

2022 AARPA/NRPA Mentorship Program

Have you ever wanted to strengthen your professional development in our parks and recreation profession, but weren’t sure how to proceed? Consider joining the Mentorship

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Get involved with MTRPA

Your parks, your recreation, and your trails need your support! 

Our membership opportunity gives individuals, groups, organizations, and commercial businesses the chance to support their state’s parks and recreation association. By becoming a member of the Montana Trails Recreation and Parks Association, you are supporting mission.

Learn more about membership.