​6717 Highway 12 W

P.O. Box 995  Lolo, MT 59847


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About Us

Photos from top: two children using the Agents of Discovery app to explore Travelers' Rest State Park; Michael Delaney as Mark Twain at WInter Storytelling; First Day Hike; Hasan Davis portrays York at Expedition Days 2019; guests at the annual auction to support Travelers' Rest Connection.

Travelers' Rest by the Numbers

  • 35,000+ visitors each year
  • 10,000 years as a cultural crossroads among Native American peoples
  • 3,000 hours volunteered as guides and interpreters
  • 2,000 school children experiencing hands-on natural and cultural history on field trips
  • 130+ species of birds identified
  • 65 acres of natural beauty
  • 1 -  the ONLY archaeologically verified campsite of Lewis  & Clark and the Corps of Discovery 

Partnership with Montana State Parks

The unique partnership between Montana State Parks and Travelers' Rest Connection ensures that Travelers’ Rest State Park provides the highest level of visitor services, as well as unique educational opportunities.  From tours to storytelling, from field trips to community events we support a wide variety of programs for children and adults.  These programs are delivered by professional Parks staff, Americorps members, and  dedicated volunteers. 


Travelers’ Rest Connection supports Travelers’ Rest State Park through outreach, advocacy, and educational experiences connecting the past to the future.

Board of Directors

Hattie Redmon, President
Wyman Petro, Vice President
Greg Halls, Treasurer

Kara Bartlett
Jean Belangie-Nye
Mike Hayes
Mary Holmes
Shane O'Connell
Katrina Ryan
Sara Waldbillig
Tom Webster

Molly Stockdale, Executive Director