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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Governor signs act to expand Medicine Lodge State Park

HYATTVILLE – A bill signed into law on Friday by Governor Matt Mead effectively increases the size of the Medicine Lodge Archeological Site, north of Hyattville, currently part of the state parks system.

 

March 13, 2018



HYATTVILLE – A bill signed into law on Friday by Governor Matt Mead effectively increases the size of the Medicine Lodge Archeological Site, north of Hyattville, currently part of the state parks system.

“Ultimately, the bill will increase visitation and to add more campsites, “explained Medicine Lodge Superintendent Brooks Jordan, during the bill’s introduction.

Under the bill (Senate Enrolled Act 7), Medicine Lodge would gain 52 acres from the Department of Game and Fish, specifically, “A parcel of land of approximately ten (10) acres in Dry Fork canyon; A parcel of land of appr...



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