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Gem of Downtown

Such a great part of what makes Missoula a special place. Concerts, beer fests, dinners in the... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Richard B
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Missoula, Montana
Caras

This is a nice walk for a group or an individual, especially if the weather is nice. Good leisure... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
I165ZEjoelh
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Spokane, Washington
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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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All reviews brennan's wave the river live music the clark fork river great walking area public restrooms thursday night gathering place walking path nice playground play ground nice walk all ages downtown missoula a lot of fun surfers kayakers
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Somewhat small for a stroll but we had fun seeing the river and riding the carousel. As other reviewers mentioned the carousel is a real gallop of a ride!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Such a great part of what makes Missoula a special place. Concerts, beer fests, dinners in the park, family space, surfing, its all part of Caras Park

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This is a nice walk for a group or an individual, especially if the weather is nice. Good leisure activity.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank I165ZEjoelh
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a neat little park right under the bridge downtown Missoula, there's a wave there you can surf, kayak, or bodysurf (I did). The water is super cold but refreshing I wouldn't get in unless it's hot or you have a wetsuit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Russell C
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

It’s a cute park, there’s a carousel and they do special things like Out to Lunch here every week. You can bring your dog, walk around the river, access the street to downtown, walk to the college and more. I will say it can be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank candaces0316
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The park is great if you can find a place to park. We drove around and tried to use their parking machine, You follow the directions and it asked for a code. We entered it every way possible it didn't take. Several others we talked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We happened to be here on a Thursday when there were food trucks everywhere as well as music. We ate and watch people going down the river, over the rapids. Such a fun and happening place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peanut977
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Agree with others, beautiful location, great for events, very nice playground for children, and we liked the walking path (tho weeds were everywhere). However, we hope that the very, very filthy bathroom was a rare occurrence. We are used to hiking, camping in off grid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trippingalong2014
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Good gathering place for food and music and Surfing!! Make this part of Your Missoula and You won't Miss Your Soula!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gregor P
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Who would have thought that there would be surfing in Missoula? But it is quite popular, with surfers queuing up to maintain a stationery position in an area of rapids.The park is a great place to hang out in the summer with the river and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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