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Travelers' Rest State Park

6717 Highway 12, Lolo, MT 59847
+1 406-273-4253
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Well worth a visit

I went here on the recommendation of a friend. It was not open although the sign said 9:00 and i... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Western Canada
So Much More Than Expected

We really do have to hand it to Montana and their stunning state parks. Each one has something... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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Historic site used by Lewis and Clark in 1805.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
6717 Highway 12, Lolo, MT 59847
+1 406-273-4253

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on the recommendation of a friend. It was not open although the sign said 9:00 and i was there after this. I did a little hiking and plan on visiting again during open hours.

Thank awayIgo2travel
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We really do have to hand it to Montana and their stunning state parks. Each one has something special to offer and Traveler's Rest was no exception. Our focus was primarily on the outside grounds and site of Lewis and Clark's confirmed campsite, but there...More

Molly S, Friends Group Director at Travelers' Rest State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

So glad you were able to visit on one of Jack's days in the Park. We agree that he is a national treasure!

Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a very interesting tour of Travelers' Rest with a ranger from the Montana Fish and Wildlife Department, who pointed out the areas where archeological verifications of the Corps were found, including a latrine. The area is believed to be similar to the way...More

Thank PasCaLady
Reviewed 24 September 2016

At first sight I was a little disappointed, but then realized that Travelers’ Rest is a State Park, and not a Federal site. Travelers’ Rest is an archaeologically authenticated Lewis & Clark campsite, though only two pieces of this evidence are on exhibit: a tiny,...More

2  Thank debra d
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I grew up in an historic hamlet in NY, where folks liked to joke "George Washington slept here," since he had used a home in our town as headquarters on several occasions during the Revolutionary War. So, arriving at Traveler's Rest, where Meriwether Lewis and...More

Thank KGTraveler_13
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday and for a while were they only visitors. The volunteers were enthusiastic to share their vast knowledge of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the wildlife (mostly birds) we observed on the self-guided path. The museum showcased many interesting replicated...More

Thank mvsmith5
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the stop, and a great spot to get your snowmobile non ethanol premium fuels. The atmosphere is great and everyone is friendly.

Thank kruser350
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was the third time I visited this park. It has great unrealized potential. The recent changes in the visitor center were disappointing, it's not as informative as it once was.More

Thank Jim T
Molly S, Director of Travelers' Rest Preservation & Heritage Assoc. at Travelers' Rest State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

The staff and volunteers at Travelers' Rest work hard to make sure that every visitor has a great experience at the Park. Recent changes to the Visitors Center reflect our focus on the three main stories of this place: the natural history of the area,...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is an important site. When walking the site, it lack the feeling of how important it is. More displays are needed.to give the feeling of just how important this is. Not in character of how Montana really values its history.

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This state park is well worth the visit as the only Lewis amd Clark campsite verified by archeology. The small museum was interesting, with a good overview of the whole L&C expedition. A friendly volunteer enhanced our visit by showing us his artifact collection. There...More

1  Thank travgal0766
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