Travelers' Rest 

by the Numbers

  • 35,000+ visitors each year
  • 10,000 years as a cultural crossroads among Native American peoples
  • 3,000 hours volunteered as guides and interpreters
  • 2,000 school children experiencing hands-on natural and cultural history on field trips
  • 130+ species of birds identified
  • 65 acres of natural beauty
  • 1 -  the ONLY archaeologically verified campsite of Lewis  & Clark and the Corps of Discovery 


with Montana State Parks

The unique partnership between Montana State Parks and TRPHA ensures that Travelers’ Rest State Park provides the highest level of visitor services, as well as unique educational opportunities.  From tours to storytelling, from field trips to community events TRPHA supports a wide variety of programs for children and adults.  These programs are delivered by professional Parks staff, Americorps members, and  dedicated volunteers. 


Travelers’ Rest Preservation and Heritage Association (TRPHA) supports Travelers’ Rest State Park through outreach, advocacy, and educational experiences that link the past to the future.

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Sources of Income

Board of Directors

Mary Holmes, President
Wyman Petro, Vice President
Greg Halls, Treasurer
Hattie Redmon, Secretary

Jean Belangie-Nye
Mike Hayes
Shane O'Connell
Tom Webster

Molly Stockdale, Executive Director