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Master Plan

The Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Master Plan has been split into several PDF files to make downloads quicker. Use the links below to download the report.

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Front Cover (231K)
Inside Front Cover (52K)
Title Page (1,367K)
Acknowledgments Page (6K)
Table of Contents (11K)
Executive Summary (30K)
Chapter I: Background and Context (259K)
Planning Process
Key Players
American Indian Perspective
National Partners
Chapter II: Current Conditions Along the Trail (529K)
Gateways & Highways
Tourist Services & Markets
Bicentennial Visitors
Strengths, Opportunities, Challenges, Threats
Chapter III: The Montana Bicentennial Strategy (155K)
Guiding Principles, Strategic Goals & Proposal Criteria
Strategic Framework
Organization and Roles
3-Tiered System
Chapter IV: Tier I Program (571K)
Historic Preservation Projects
Education and Communication Projects
Community Development Projects
Resource Management Projects
Business Development Projects
American Indian Priorities
Statewide Programs
Chapter V: Travel Corridors (381K)
Destination System
Bitterroot Corridor
Blackfeet Corridor
Great Falls Corridor
Headwaters Corridor
Pompeys Pillar Corridor
Lower Yellowstone Corridor
Missouri Breaks Corridor
Chapter VI: Promotion (132K)
Strategic Markets
Supply and Demand
Promotion Elements
Timing Issues, Recommendations
Allocation of Resources
Chapter VII: Implementation (32K)
Implementation Steps
Implementation Timeline and Budget Summary
Chapter VIII: Fundraising Strategy (103K)
Business and Corporate
Foundations and Grants
Legislature and Congress
Licensing and Sponsorship
Resource Allocation
Appendix A - Tier I Project List (21K)
Appendix B - Tier II Project List (22K)
Appendix C - Historic Preservation Projects (12K)
Appendix D - Education & Communication Projects (32K)
Appendix E - Community Development Projects (16K)
Appendix F - Resource Management Projects (25K)
Appendix G - Business Development Projects (11K)
Appendix H - Endorsement Guidelines (10K)
Appendix I - Lewis & Clark Web Sites (20K)
Appendix J - Potential Resources (39K)
Appendix K - Business Opinion Questionnaire (14K)
Appendix L - Commission Legislation (15K)



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