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Hike with a Naturalist!
September 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
***CANCELLED DUE TO AIR QUALITY***
Enjoy drop-in nature hikes from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 9th, at the Pattee Canyon Picnic Site!
Fourth graders and their families are invited to join naturalists from the Missoula Insectarium, the Montana Natural History Center, and the Lolo National Forest for a 1-hour guided nature hike starting from the Pattee Canyon Recreation Area, Group Picnic Site. The hike will not exceed 2 miles in total length and elevation gain will be moderate. Options are available for those unable to hike the full loop trail. You can arrive any time between 10 am and 1 pm to join a hike.
Meet us at the Pattee Canyon picnic area or get a ride from us! We will have free transportation to the start of the hike, running from 9:40 am – 1:30 pm. You can meet our drivers at Silver Park next to Ogren Park Allegiance Field. Look for signs at the north end of the parking lot.
This free program is brought to you through the U.S. Forest Service Every Kid in the Park initiative and these partners:
City of Missoula Parks & Recreation
Montana Natural History Center
US Forest Service