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Caras Park

Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-4238
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Great walking area, need to slow down the bikes near the park

We love to walk in this area. Have had trouble with bikers speeding through the area when little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful walk along the river.

The best time to be had in Caras Park is any downtown event (or wedding if you rent the venue). My... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Missoula, Montana
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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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Missoula, MT
Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-4238
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to walk in this area. Have had trouble with bikers speeding through the area when little kids are playing in the park. I was taught to walk my bike in crowded areas but this does not appear to be the norm anymore.

Thank tj113
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The best time to be had in Caras Park is any downtown event (or wedding if you rent the venue). My daughter was married there, the ceremony on the stage and the reception under the tent. It was beautiful!

Thank PRLyon
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This wonderful park offers so many events all year long...from Lunch in the Park, Made in Montana craft shows, political events, several craft Brewery gatherings and many many more events, The Carousel and Dragon Holloway’s amazing places for children. It truly is a park for...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is always something going on at Caras Park. Concerts, festivals, markets! Come and see the surfers on the "wave" in the river. Visit the Carousel. This is a place to really get a flavor for Missoula.

Thank Bluedog23
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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 14 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 24 August 2017

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

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 12 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 4 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
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