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MEMBERSHIP

Travelers’ Rest Connection relies on generous donations from our members in support of educational and interpretive programs at the Park. Click on the Donate button below to make your tax-deductible contribution or click here to request additional information on membership.

LEVELS AND BENEFITS

In 2021, all members will receive:

  • Invitation to a members-only event
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Free access to online programs like Winter Storytelling
  • Membership in Time Travelers, a reciprocal membership network offering discounts at historic sites and museums throughout the United States.

Your membership provides benefits to all those who visit the park:

Dog Walkers & Trail Runners ($40)

  • Keep the park and trails in good shape
  • Underwrite outreach programs
  • Print trail maps and signs

Anglers Birdwatchers ($60)

  • Support management of the riparian area
  • Promote stewardship
  • Improve native plant garden

Kids in the Woods ($100)

  • Provide educational programs for families and classrooms
  • Fund partnerships with nonprofits

Storytellers ($250)

  • Engage expert speakers
  • Expand the reach of Travelers’ Rest online
  • Support AmeriCorps members

History Buffs ($500)

  • Adapt and enhance interpretive exhibits
  • Fund staff training and consultation with historians, archaeologists, and tribal partners.

To request additional information visit our contact page.

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VOLUNTEERS

You don’t need to be a Lewis and Clark expert or understand archaeology to provide critical service to Travelers’ Rest State Park. Listed here are brief descriptions of the many volunteer opportunities. Click here for a Montana State Park Volunteer Application today.

Visitor Center Assistant

Meet and greet visitors from all over the world, answer questions about the park and the history of the area, collect park fees and sell merchandise in the gift shop.

Roving Interpreter

Interact informally with visitors as you rove around the Park. Share knowledge about the Lewis and Clark campsite, local flora and fauna, the Native American history of the area, park rules and more.

Education Program Assistant

Learn curriculum for a variety of field trips and lead school-aged children in place-based educational activities in the spring and fall.

Special Events Volunteer

Set-up activities, distribute event information, direct traffic, help with marketing, etc. for indoor and outdoor activities including lectures, community events, fundraisers and festivals.

Naturalist

Lead guided walks through the park or nature activities during special events. Help coordinate events like park clean-up days.

Maintenance Worker

Keep the grounds and buildings of Travelers’ Rest looking good and safe for visitors.

Travelers’ Rest Connection Board Member

Contribute to efforts to meet our mission to support Travelers’ Rest State Park through outreach, advocacy, and educational experiences connecting the past to the future. For more information and a complete job description, email mstockdale@travelersrest.org.

Click here to volunteer with Montana State Parks.

TRPHA, dba Travelers’ Rest Connection, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit; tax id # 81-0541891. Membership donations are deductible to the extent allowed by law.