Trekker Kids & Family Programs

Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Returning in January 2016

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.  Through the generosity of Cabela's Outdoor Fund, we are able to offer these programs at no cost to participants in 2016.  Additional donations are greatly appreciated.

Nocturnal animals and their adaptations

May 14th

Plants are more than just pretty - what else can they do?

May 21st

Join us for the Animal Olympics!

May 28th

Memorial Day Weekend - no program.

June 4th

National Trails Day

June 11th

Corps of Discovery Campout - no program

June 18th

Montana Natural History Center visits the Park

Check back for details on additional dates & programs.

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.

Corps of Discovery Campout

Saturday, June 11 - Sunday, June 12

This is your once-a-year opportunity to camp where Lewis & Clark Travelers' Rest.  Designed for new campers, this overnight adventure includes everything you need for a fun, first camp experience including food, demonstrations, and gear to borrow (tents, sleeping pads, camp stoves.)

The campout is FREE to participating families.  CLICK HERE to register.

Bitteroot Culture Camp

May 9; July 19 - 23

The 2016 Bitterroot Culture Camp brings together up to 30 middle school students from the Bitterroot Valley (the traditional homeland of the Bitterroot Salish) with their peers from the Flathead Reservation.  The informal camp setting at Travelers' Rest is designed to build relationships and understanding between different cultures.  Camp activities intertwine cultural history, natural history, community service, and respect for both Elders and the landscape.  FREE to successful applicants.

CLICK HERE for information or to download an application

NEW for 2016

Summer Storytellers

Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

$5 per adult, free for TRPHA members

May 18 - Salish Stories

with Stephen Small Salmon

June 15 - Women of the Corps of Discovery

with Tom Schenarts

July 27 - The Beginning is the Best Place to Start

with Dawn Dambach

August 18 - Raptors of the Rockies

with Kate Davis