Please be sure to call
and verify times and rates as they are subject to change
MISSOULA- ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION
5705 Grant Creek Rd, Missoula 406.523.4545
HOURS: Check website for hours
Learn more about elk and elk country at this wildlife center that
focuses on conservation. Besides elk there is also an
interesting Lewis & Clark display. Many of the exhibits are
interactive (such as identify animal tracks and test your knowledge
areas). The facility also offers a wooded nature trail
where you can often see deer, turkeys and eagles.
FAMILY FRIENDLY PROS- We
liked the variety of information provided and the interactive
aspects. The trail was scenic.
FAMILY FRIENDLY CONS- The kids were ready to move on past
displays rather quickly.
101 Carousel Park, Missoula 406.549.8382
COST: 75 cents (under 16 yrs and over age 55), $2.25 (age
16 - 55)
HOURS: June - Aug: Daily 11a - 7p, Sept - May:
Daily 11a - 5:30p
This is a really fun place to visit! The carousel was
completed in 1995 and includes 38 hand carved horses and two
chariots. Each horse is unique as they were carved by a
variety of craftsman based on specifications from the horse's
"adoptive" parents. Next door to the carousel is a
free playground called Dragon Hollow Play Area. Your kids are
sure to enjoy a stop here!
FAMILY FRIENDLY PROS- The
kids loved the variety of horses. The playground was a