June 25 & 26, 2016

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.


Trekker Kids & Family Programs

Saturdays 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.  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.



National Trails Day

June 11th

Corps of Discovery Campout - no program

June 18th

Montana Natural History Center visits the Park

June 25th

Expedition Days: a whole weekend of free family programs!


July 2nd

Happy 4th of July! - no program

July 9th

Test your tracking skills with a wildlife biologist from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

July 16th

Join us this weekend for the Montana Bike Celebration (for information, click here)

July 23rd

National Wildlife Federation joins in the fun

July 30th

Test your knowledge with Travelers' Rest Trivia!


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.

 

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