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Parks and Recreation

Posted on: July 20, 2021

West Broadway Island reopens July 21

Missoula Parks and Recreation will reopen West Broadway Island Park on Wednesday, July 21, at 9 a.m.  The island was temporarily closed for clean-up and environmental restoration.

During the two-month temporary closure, Parks crews removed illegal campsites, deep-cleaned the area and restored native vegetation. In addition, crews removed invasive/non-native trees and vegetation to improve sightlines, enhance safety and encourage lawful behavior.

The park will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and is a designated alcohol-and-drug-free zone. Park entrances are gated, and the City has contracted with a local security company to check the area nightly. Overnight camping is prohibited, and individuals trespassing outside of open hours are subject to immediate citation and removal. Residents may call 911 to report prohibited behaviors in the park, including camping or alcohol or illegal drug use. View the Park Rules 

Parks and Recreation invites residents to celebrate the reopening at the free “Folf In The Parks” program at the island on Wednesday, June 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. Meet (and park) at the east end of the Imagine Nation Brewing lot, 1151 W. Broadway. Parks staff will set up a nine-hole disc golf course on the island for all ages and skill levels. All are welcome, and discs will be provided. 

For more information email Conservations Lands Manager Jeff Gicklhorn or phone Park Operations at 552-6253. Park Rules

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