Learn about aerial firefighting at the Smokejumper Visitor Center. Smokejumpers are highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of national forests to fight the spread of wildfires. The nation’s largest training base for smokejumpers is located in Missoula. The visitor center at the depot offers updated displays, dioramas and videos related to fire suppression. Guided tours are given of the parachute loft and training facilities.  Minimum time to visit depot without tour: 20 minutes. Admission free, donations accepted.

Smokejumper Visitor Center

5765 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59808

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