FORT PECK, MONT. - The Fort Peck Interpretive Center will operate under an appointment-based system this winter due to low seasonal visitation and budget constraints. The Center will not have set hours for the months of December, January and February.
Groups who would like to use the meeting room or individuals and families who want to tour the facility will need to make an appointment in advance during weekdays by calling the Interpretive Center at (406) 526-3493 or the Project Office at (406) 526-3411.
Interpretive Center exhibits include wildlife of the C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, paleontology; including a cast of the Tyrannosaurus Rex known as Peck’s Rex, Fort Peck Dam construction history, boomtowns and homesteading. It also showcases the two largest aquariums in Montana, displaying native and game fish of Fort Peck Lake and the Missouri River. The Center is operated through a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Release no. 20131202-001