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Caras Park

Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-4238
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Great park in the heart of Missoula

Caras Park in downtown Missoula is really the heart of the city. Bike paths are on each side of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
Pretty Water Front Park in City Center

Parking is ample. Fee is $1 per hour. This is a pretty park wrapped around the river. This is not... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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This scenic downtown park on the banks of the Clark Fork River is the home of the popular Missoula carousel and a great place for a family outing, with a large jungle gym, walking and bike paths, frequent special events and concerts.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-4238
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caras Park in downtown Missoula is really the heart of the city. Bike paths are on each side of the Clark Fork with plenty of places to stop and enjoy the scenery. Most days you can even watch kayakers in the river playing.

Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Parking is ample. Fee is $1 per hour. This is a pretty park wrapped around the river. This is not a flat walk around. It is hilly, so not so handicapped friendly. I was walking with a cane due to a knee injury. Public restrooms...More

Thank SoCalDisneyPrincess
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is not an overly big park, but there's enough going on to make a visit worthwhile. While we were in Missoula for the weekend, we visited the park for bands, food trucks and a farmer's market. The park is next to the river which...More

Thank Alverda3
Reviewed 23 August 2017

there is usually something going on here- from autographs from the university football players to a symphony- etc

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We listened to the live music on Wednesday at caras park. Such a pretty area with lots of things to offer. Great family day activity! Bring your swimsuit and even your dog because it's dog friendly!

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 August 2017

as seniors had the joy of riding on the carousel at Caras Park in Missoula. It brought back memories of our childhood at the carnival. Such a great family outing, learning about the history of this attraction, and the fun of riding these ponies.

Thank corky4043
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Lots of people watching along the river through town. People swimming, surfing the waves and dogs having fun and many foot crossings. Really a nice ara of town.

Thank CaptainD1234
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great fun for the kids. Just a pity that the stores are closed on Sundays. Pet friendly. Keep pet on a leash.

Thank Alma R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Caras Park is the location of a Carousel for Missoula. One of the nicest carousels I have seen in the U.S. and the kids absolutely love the carousel. Caras Park is also where the "River Trail Walk" is located. Walk upstream to see the rapids....More

Thank EdwardSandiego_CA
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Found the park a great place for small children and if you love the water bring your buggy board since the water offers some great practice runs. The biking path offers some great trails as well!

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