The Park Authority is updating the master plan for Turner Farm Park. To find out more about the planning process and to add your voice to the conversation, visit Turner Farm Park Master Plan Revision.
The park is open dawn to dusk except for speciality, after-hours events hosted only on Friday nights by the Annalemma Society. Visit the Annalemma Society website for a schedule of astronomy events. There are no entrance fees and no onsite park staff.
This former dairy farm includes almost 40 acres of open fields enclosed by perimeter fencing and is open for general riding. Features include a novice level cross country course complete with water, ditch and bank complexes, a round pen, a large multi-purpose outdoor arena (200’ x 300’) with all-weather footing, stadium jumps and dressage markers.
Reservations are not required for the equestrian facility.
There is no cost for daily use.
Equestrian facilities are open dawn to dusk except for regularly scheduled maintenance, private rentals, horse shows, or inclement weather conditions.
There are no onsite boarding facilities or lesson programs.
Riders must park trailers on the asphalt lot and walk a short distance along the stonedust trail to the arena or take a longer route through the cross country course
The facility is available for private lessons, horse schooling, riding practice and other fee-based activities by permit only. Permit Information.
Payment is due by date on the permit.
The Orientation Room serves as an instructional space for educational programs and an Observation Room includes three telescopes, with room for a fourth telescope as private funding becomes available in the future. The observatory features a retractable roof that will roll over the top of the fixed roof that covers the Orientation Room.
Playground and Picnics
A playground for small children is available at the end of the paved parking lot and a picnic pavillion/shelter is available to rent. The Great Falls Lions Club sponsored this playground with a generous donation. Other planned community facilities include jogging/walking trails and a Bird habitat and observation areas.