Cost

Admission to Travelers' Rest State Park is free for visitors in vehicles with Montana license plates.  There is a fee of $6 per vehicle for out-of-state plates.

Spring 

Park Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Visitors Center Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m daily

Summer (through Labor Day)

Park Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Visitors Center Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Fall 

Park Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Visitor Center Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m .daily

Winter

Park Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Visitor Center Open 10 a.m to 4 p.m. 

Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, & Holidays

LOCATION

The park entrance is 1/2 mile west of Lolo, Montana on US Highway 12.  

Take US Highway 93 to the junction with Highway 12 and head West.  Park entrance is on the left.

winter

Each year, Travelers' Rest pays tribute to the Salish tradition of sharing stories during the short, dark days of winter with Winter Storytelling.  Programs include traditional Native American storytellers, living historians presenting first-person accounts of Montana history, and scientists discussing the changing environment of this storied place.

fall

Autumn at the Park begins with the anniversary of the Corps of Discovery's first visit to Travelers' Rest in September, 1805.  Visitors can enjoy the colors of the season along Lolo Creek and observe as the wildlife prepares for the winter in this ever changing place.  

summer

Daily Guided Tours and Programs led by Park staff and volunteers provide visitors with a deeper insight into the importance of Travelers' Rest in natural and cultural history.  Special events including campouts, concerts, and community festivals offer fun new ways to enjoy this beautiful place.

Park Hours

Spring

This season marks the return of yellow school buses and yellow warblers.  Hundreds of students come to Travelers' Rest to learn about the Corps of Discovery camp, the Native American crossroads, and the creek side habitat found in this remarkable place.

 Visitor Information

A Seasonal Round of Learning and Fun