July Demonstration Days

Visit with scholars, artisans, and historians as they demonstrate traditional crafts and tools.


July 8: Ropes & Ponies with Bruce Mihelish

July 17: Bull Boats/Skin Boats with Billy Maxwell

July 25: Salish Traditional Tools with Frank Finley

Trekker Kids & Family Programs


Every other Saturday at 11 a.m.



Trekker Kids is a series of activities and programs for kids and families that celebrate the outdoors of western Montana and the rich history of the Travelers' Rest site.  Programs are free, though donations are greatly appreciated.


June 1 - Cyanotype - Sun Prints

Create art from nature by gathering materials in the Park and using the power of the sun to make a treasure to take home.

June 15 - Corps of Discovery Campout at Beavertail Hill State Park

Is your family new to camping?  Learn the ropes with us during this fun, overnight adventure.  Click here for details and registration.

June 29-30 - Expedition Days

There will be lots of fun family activities including navigation, beading, historic firearms, and more!  Check here for updates to the schedule.


Daily Activities


Self-Guided Site Tour

Pick up a brochure at the Visitors Center and follow the markers around a 1/2 mile loop trail.


Holt visitors center & Museum

Exhibits include Seasons of the Salish, Lewis & Clark Expedition Replicas, Native American bead work and hand crafts, The Main Street depicting frontier life, and more. 

Education/Field Trips


Travelers' Rest offers unique, interactive learning experiences for school-age children and adult tour groups alike.


Click Here for a complete description of available field trips or to fill out our field trip request form.


Click Here for a calendar of available dates and Field Trip FAQs.

Parks for Pollinators Bio Blitz 

Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.

Learn more about pollinators from the Missoula Insectarium and interact with their kid-friendly Bug Ambassadors, then help our park staff create a snapshot of the variety of wildlife that can be found at Travelers' Rest! We will use an app called iNaturalist to take pictures of plants, insects and animals in the Park.

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Current Hours
Park:
9 am to 5 pm Daily

Visitors Center: 10 am to 4:30 pm Tues - Sunday