Trekker Kids & Family Programs

4th Saturday each month 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.

April 28 - Animal Wonders

​Get up close and personal with remarkable creatures and learn how humans can live with wildlife and respect nature.

May 26 - Tales of the Trees

Get to know the trees of Travelers' Rest and explore how they  provide important habitat and resources for animals and people.

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.

Bitterroot Culture Camp

July 9 - 13, 2018

Middle school students from the Bitterroot Valley meet with peers from the Flathead Reservation for a week of fun activities and friend making, all while learning about the crossroads of culture at Travelers' Rest State Park throughout history!  Participants will learn leadership skills, respect for elders and the land.  Each student will be an active part of the camp community and complete a service project.

Click here for more information and a camp application.

Corps of Discovery Campout

JuNE 9 - 10, 2018

Never camped before?  Love camping but aren't sure how to include your kids?  Your family's summer adventures start with camping near Lewis and Clark's campsite along Lolo Creek.  

This FREE program is designed for folks who have never camped or have never camped with children before.  Some gear is available to borrow so you can try camping without investing in special equipment.  We provide dinner on Saturday, s'mores, and breakfast on Sunday, thanks to our generous donors.

Click here for more information and camp registration.