8 Ways to Stay Cool in Missoula

8 Ways to Stay Cool in Missoula

Summertime in Missoula means enjoying the great outdoors at every opportunity.  This summer's heatwave has  residents and visitors looking for ways to enjoy some time outdoors and still stay cool in Missoula.

1. Splash Montana

The Splash Montana water park offers 3 exciting slides, spray features, a kiddie slide, lazy river and an olympic sized pool.

Splash Mountain

2. Day Trip to the Lake

Seeley Lake is just a few minutes from Missoula, and Flathead Lake accessible within an hour-ish of downtown Missoula.  Both offer great ways to beat the heat this summer, and stay cool.  Swim, and relax enjoying the crystal clear waters of both lakes in Western Montana.

3. Bonner Park

There is something different about Bonner Park in Missoula, and that is the Bonner Park Spray Deck.  Enjoy the shaded sitting areas, the open grassy area for picnics and games with the kids, the playground equipment and the spray deck perfect for staying cool in Missoula this summer.

4. Head to the River

Missoula seems to attract rivers like a fish to a fly, but we aren't complaining.  Missoula is at the confluence of three rivers, which makes the river an ideal place to cool off.

Try one of these beloved Missoula water activities:

    Standup Paddle-boarding
  • Kayaking
  • River Surfing
  • Tubing
  • Rafting


Cool off in Missoula

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