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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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Go on Saturday!

This was a delightful surprise with such a great view of the river. It's a good stop, especially on a bike!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
msabmurph
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a delightful surprise with such a great view of the river. It's a good stop, especially on a bike!!

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1 Thank msabmurph
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing park is the heart of downtown Missoula. A constant string of activities provides a strong pulse that keeps the sense of community alive. Well maintained and easy to access. Located just off the Higgins street bridge there is no reason not to enjoy the park when downtown. The river walk passes right through the park, greatly expanding the... More 

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1 Thank Jon-Marc C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed watching the river and had a nice lunch on one visit. The next visit gave us the opportunity to meet the Montana GRIZ football team and enjoy great food from local vendors. Next trip will be to walk the bike trail next to the river.

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1 Thank Dawn F
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Sanur, Indonesia
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Wike B
Missoula, Montana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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1 Thank Kyle C
Missoula Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

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 July 31, 2016

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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