The Expedition camped here September 9 - 11, 1805, and
June 30 - July 3, 1806
On the return journey, the Expedition separated here
into two parties.
Travelers' Rest State Park is located just south of Lolo, west of
Highway 93, at 6550 Mormon Creek Road.
Lolo, Montana, is 12 miles southwest of downtown Missoula at the
intersection of US Highways 12 and 93. Traveling south from Lolo on US 93,
upstream along the Bitterroot River and through the Bitterroot Valley,
leads to Lost Trail Pass (elevation 7,014 ft.) on the Idaho border (83
miles). Traveling west from Lolo on US 12, upstream along Lolo Creek,
leads to Lolo Pass (elevation 5,235 ft.), also on the Idaho border (33
miles). The town of Lolo sits beneath and east of beautiful Lolo Peak
(elevation 9,075 ft.).
The park is open Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Memorial Day weekend through
Labor Day weekend, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. rest of the year.