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Caras Park

Missoula, MT
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Ranked #5 of 29 Attractions in Missoula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Owner description: 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,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Tacoma, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Rented a bike from the holiday hotel (all proceeds go to charity) and rode the river walk stopping at this park to rest and enjoy the river view. Kids playing near by. Safe, friendly park for all ages. Lots of seating-some people were playing checkers and other hacky sack game. Lots of squirrels to watch running about

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Grand Cayman
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

great for an event, wander to the Carousel, watch the surfers/kayakers at Brennan's Wave, people watch, walk the river trail, sit on the hill watching the hang gliders jump off Mt. Sentinal...what's there not to like about Caras park? oh ya, occassional homeless people but not bothersome

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Caras park was just across the bridge accessible by the walking trail along the river. It was a perfect venue for the wedding we attended there.

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Yakima, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Missoula has done an amazing job making Caras park a no brainer stop for families. As a family we loved the playground, carousel, and the walking/bike trail. It also is close to the children museum and many great downtown restaurants.

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Valley, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

lots to see and do, the river is close, watching all the people wander through the market, there's a little of everything for everyone!

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McHenry, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife and I had a few hours to kill so we headed to Caras Park about 7pm on a Thursday Night. There was a live band, beer tent and roughly 10-12 food vendors at the park. The place was absolutely packed! The best part about the entire evening was the people watching! We watched some girl doing strange hula... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

having a few hours to spend we wealked along he trail in Caras Park. The walk by the rivedr is most pleasant. Whilst walking by the reiver we saw a man riding the waves on a surf board which provided entertainment for fifteen minutes.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Caras Park has become a main gathering point for Missoula. Wednesdays offers great lunch trucks and a fun festival atmosphere, as does Thursday nights. Great food trucks, live music, great access to Brennan's Wave on the Clark Fork, a large farmer's market on Saturday mornings, and a post race pavillion for the Missoula Marathon/Half. Love this place!

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Sarasota, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was a fun event at Caras Park. there were lots of different food vendors at the park. The band that was playing this afternoon was very good

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Elk Mound, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited here as a part of the Missoula Marathon. The race expo was held under the pavilion, and the finish area centered around the park. Even under the shade of the pavilion, it was like a wood oven. Plenty of free parking, though.

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