Parks & Recreation


Missoula Parks and Recreation is proud to serve the citizens of Missoula with quality recreation programs, well-maintained parks and trails, and an abundance of open space lands. Missoula boasts more than 500 acres of city parkland, 26 miles of trails, 3,300 acres of conservation lands and 20,000 park and boulevard trees. 

Our mission is to ensure every Missoula neighborhood is well-served with parks and open space, recreational facilities, and bicycle and pedestrian access to the great outdoors. Join us for healthy fun at our two exciting water parks, or participate in our wide variety of youth and adult recreation programs.

What's New:

600 Cregg Ln. in McCormick Park  •  Email Us  •  Phone 406-721-PARK (7275)
  1. Mount Jumbo South Zone Closure Extended to March 31

    The Mount Jumbo winter wildlife closure has been extended to protect wintering elk. The south zone, which includes all points south of the Saddle Road, will re-open to public use on Friday, March 31, weather permitting. Read on...
  2. Madison Street Bridge Update, Week of March 13

    The re-decking process continues on the northbound lanes of the Madison Street Bridge. The first quarter of work is now complete. With multiple events taking place at on the University of Montana campus this week, please plan extra travel time. Read on...
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