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Caras Park

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Address: Missoula, MT
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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 happened to come to Missoula for 1 night on a Thursday. I checked Trip Advisor for things to do and saw that Cara's Park has something special on Thursday evening. So we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
CEChandler
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened to come to Missoula for 1 night on a Thursday. I checked Trip Advisor for things to do and saw that Cara's Park has something special on Thursday evening. So we tried it. We walked along the river and checked out the food trucks-bought something to eat and listened to the band before heading back to our hotel.... More 

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Thank CEChandler
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107 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

View the river, take in a concert, watch the hippies be hippies, watch river surfers and kayakers play on the wave.

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Thank Allen H
East Charleston, Vermont
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Marathon expo was here, right next to a wonderful farmer's market on Saturday morning. Nice walking paths and close to town stuff. Would recommend attending the market anytime! Lots of great items. Highly recommend anything with huckleberries!

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Thank Matthew B
Missoula
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to catch one of the many attractions happening throughout the week or just to get in a nice relaxing stroll along the river. Recommend it to anyone!

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Tofino, Canada
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across the Downtown Association's Thursday Night event. Great music, fun food trucks and a congenial atmosphere for old and young alike. The central location with proximity to the river and the walking trail, the University and downtown make this park a perfect meeting and gathering place.

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Thank Molly M
Missoula, Montana
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The market on Saturday mornings has local area grown fruits and vegetable as well as wonderful pastries and produce. It is complimented by many different musicians that are there to share their talents. On Wednesdays they feature Out to Lunch which consists of many vendors and entertainment. Thursdays brings Out to Dinner where people can choose from many vendor's and... More 

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Thank joanlajoie
Missoula, Montana
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

It's a great park, very clean, very pretty. Whether you're walking your dog or hanging out with friends there's always a sight to catch.. Lots going on in the summer time, from concerts to weddings and reunions. I like to watch the kayaks.

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Thank NataliyaML
Hamilton, Montana
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This was a memory-making outing with my daughter and my grandkids (4 and 2) to the Bernie Sanders Rally. It was packed to the gills (with over 9,000 people), so it was reasonable that the trash cans were overflowing and the bathrooms were in need of service. It was a beautiful, picturesque, spring day and the grandkids loved the enclosed... More 

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Madison, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We were there for Brew Fest and also it was the first farmer's market of 2016. It is such a beautiful park.

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Thank Sarah S
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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143 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Now have surfing on the river, restrooms , walking paths all over. Wonderful place to just stroll around

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