Traveler’s Rest State Park open house
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: April 30, 2017

Montana State Parks ( will host a Volunteer Open House at Travelers’ Rest State Park on Saturday, May 6 from 1pm to 4pm.

Join us at the park to learn more about becoming a Montana State Parks Volunteer. Every year, Travelers’ Rest State Park welcomes thousands of visitors from across the state and around the country. Park volunteers help to enhance visitor experiences through guided tours, personal interpretation and educational field trips.

The open house will take place in the main gallery of the museum, with staff and AmeriCorps on-hand to explain the three stories of Travelers’ Rest: Lewis and Clark history, Salish history, and natural history. Visitors will also hear about the variety of volunteer positions available. The event will have a casual format and potential volunteers are invited to drop-in anytime between 1pm and 4pm.

For more information about volunteer opportunities at Travelers’ Rest State Park visit: or call the visitor center at (406) 273-4253.

What: Volunteer Open House

When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm

Where:  Travelers’ Rest State Park, 6717 Highway 12 W, Lolo, MT

Travelers’ Rest State Park, located in Lolo, Montana, is the only archaeologically verified campsite of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. For centuries, Native Americans; including the Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Nez Perce, used the area as a campsite and trail junction. With Lolo Creek running through the park, Travelers’ Rest Sate Park is an idyllic spot for nature walks and bird watching.

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