Park Rules & Alcohol in Parks

Park Use Policies


We hope that you have an enjoyable gathering. If you have any questions, please call us at 406-721-PARK.

Hours


Missoula’s parks are open to the public from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, unless otherwise posted. Lighted riverfront trails are open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.

Park Rules


Per Missoula Municipal Code 12.40 and Parks and Recreation Rules, the following are not allowed in parks:
  • Amplified music
  • Animals, except dogs on leashes
  • Charging for entry to parks
  • Charging or selling anything in parks without permission from the Parks and Recreation Director
  • Digging or driving stakes/pegs in the ground
  • Motorized vehicles except in designated areas
  • Open fires
  • Overnight camping
  • Practicing golf

Dogs In Parks

Dogs must be leashed in City Parks and on trails, unless otherwise posted. Dog owners are responsible for removing dog waste from city parks. Learn more.

Alcohol in Parks


For groups of two or more, a $10 fee and a $200 deposit will be required for an alcohol permit. Only beer and wine are permitted in designated parks with an alcohol permit. No alcoholic beverages are permitted in the following parks and trails: Greenough, Pineview, and Westide Parks, MOBASH Skate Park, Memorial Rose Garden, Jacob's Island, Clark Fork Natural Area, River Front Park System, Kim Williams Nature Trail, Gregory Park, beneath the Orange Street Bridge and the area west of the bridge, or any park that does not have public restrooms available. 

No glass beverage containers allowed in city parks. Your deposit will be refunded only if you remove your trash from the park, do not damage, and follow the alcohol policies.

Firearms Prohibited in Parks


Per Missoula Municipal Code 8.58, firearms are prohibited in the following parks and trails. To report violations, please call the Missoula Police Department at 911. Parks and Recreation is not an enforcement agency.

 Park Address

44 Ranch

2503 Riata Rd

Anderson

220 Blaine St

Bancroft Ponds/Children's Fish Pond

 34th and Bancroft

Bellevue

3925 Paxson St.

Ben Hughes

183 S Easy St

Bess Reed

225 S Pattee St

BN Plaza/Circle Square

100 E Railroad St

Bonner

1600 Ronald

Boyd

3131 Washburn Ave

Caras

123 Carousel

Cattail Corner

1200 SW Higgins

Clark Fork Natural

200 Chestnut St

Downtown Lions

520 N California St

Elms

3101 Elm Park Dr

Fort Missoula West

3301 South Av West

Fort Missoula East

3025 South Av West

Franklin

2100 10th St.

Garland

4810 23rd Ave

Greenough

1001 Monroe St

Gregory

707 Van Buren St

Honeysuckle

4331 Barbara Ln

Jacobs Island

6 S Van Buren St

Jeffrey

6905 Alisha Dr.

Kiwanis

350 Kiwanis St

Lafray

616 Lafray

Lester

200 Sentinel St

Lincolnwood North

4505 Fox Farm Rd

Little McCormick

711 Toole Ave

Maloney Ranch

5200 Big Fork Rd

Marilyn

6000 Linda Vista Blvd

McCormick

600 Cregg Lane

McLeod

1651 North Ave W

Memorial Rose Garden

800 Brooks St

Montana Rail Link

2300 Johnson Street

Nicole

 Linda Vista Blvd. and Nicole Ct

Northside

800 N. 6th

Penland

150 Penland Way

Pheasant Run

2425 Garland Dr

Pineview

1010 Pineview

Playfair

3001 Bancroft

Pleasant View

4101 Lexington Av

Rainbow

6530 Linda Vista Blvd. 

Sacajawea

810 S Orange St

Silver

900 Cregg Ln

Skyview

5550 Skyview Dr

South Hills to Meadow Hill Safe Route To School

Map

Southside Lions

2100 Bow

Syringa

1465 Lower Lincoln Hills Dr.

Toole

202 S 4th St E

Wapikia

134 Tahoe Dr

Westside

1100 Sherwood

Whitaker

511 Whitaker Dr

White Pine

1551 Scott St.


Maps of commuter trails as described in Missoula Municipal Code 8.58

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