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Caras Park

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Address: Missoula, MT
Phone Number: 4065434238
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This scenic downtown park on the banks of the Clark Fork River is the home...

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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We have family in Missoula and like going. We were there last week and took a nice walk along g the river before sunset. Took some beautiful pictures. I couldn't have left... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
COLEVILLE
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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131 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have family in Missoula and like going. We were there last week and took a nice walk along g the river before sunset. Took some beautiful pictures. I couldn't have left Missoula without going there. Just wish we weren't 2500 miles from there.

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Thank COLEVILLE
Sanur, Indonesia
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most activities in Missoula community happens here. Best place to mingle and meet all the locals. Farmers market on Saturday, Out to Lunch on Wednesday....Don't miss the people goes surfing in the river. Carousel is also nearby. Don't forget to browse all the shops and restaurant in downtown nearby.

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Thank Wike B
Missoula, Montana, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful area! I love watching the surfers and spending time at the Saturday market! Perfect for an outing with friends and/or family

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Thank Kyle C
Missoula Montana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a centerpiece of Missoula. Great venues play here. Watch folks play on Brendans wave while you visit, snack or enjoy Missoula.

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Billings, Montana
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85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Missoula and then, 1944-1964, the riverfront area was like a garbage dump. Not anymore. The city finally decided to clean it up and this park is wonderful. From the concert/event area to the carousel and children's play area and kayak/surfing area it's all great. It is a must see in Missoula and any city with a... More 

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Thank RLMskier
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we bought 2 inflated inner tubes at a local tire shop just down the street from Brennan's wave and the kids rode and rode the wave and had a blast. It's perfectly safe even my 7 year old did it about 7 times in a row and my other 2 kids are 11 and 14 years old. It looks menacing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite places in Missoula. Run into some festival there. A lot of families with kids. Pets friendly. Everybody seems to be so happy there, especially during hot summer day.

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Hillsboro, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parking lot is shared. You can walk along the river or get down in it and swim or tube down stream. You may be able to surf this rapids area if your any good at that. Very pleasant place and there might be some sort of function going on like a celtic festival. Pet friendly but please pick up... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to visit family in Missoula, and came to this park for the Saturday Farmer's Market. I have been to a couple of extremely impressive farmer's markets around the country, and also to very tiny ones. This is one of the better markets I have been to. Most of what is sold is food, whether produce, or homemade goodies.... More 

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Thank MommyTess
Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

During summer months...Wednesday lunch out, Thursday dine-out, musical groups entertain. River surfing, kayaking, carousel for kids, farmers' market on Saturday. A must stop for travelers!

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