Sponsored: 2013 - Present
The RUX Trail was constructed to give pedestrians and bikes a safe route to travel from the Lower Rattlesnake neighborhoods to the University of Montana. The 10’-wide asphalt non-motorized trail includes a bridge crossing Rattlesnake Creek.
Sponsored: 2015 (completed)
Rattlesnake Ripple is a 15’ x 6’ ceramic mural comprised of 200 individual tiles and installed on the north-facing wall of the storage building at Pineview Park. The mural references the seasonal water currents, cycles and flows in nearby Rattlesnake Creek.
Sponsored: 2012 - 2015 (completed)
The Silver Summit All-Abilities Playground Project raised funds for design and construction of Montana’s first large-scale, all-abilities playground in McCormick Park in downtown Missoula.
The project involved local children with disabilities in advocating for accessible playground features.
Sponsored: 2008 - 2014 (completed)
The City of Missoula and Missoula County broke ground on the 156-acre Fort Missoula Regional Park in October 2015. The $38 million project is funded by the 2014 County Parks and Trails Bond.
The park will be a regional destination with trails, open space, playgrounds, picnic and plaza areas, historic interpretation, gathering and play spaces for all ages, a dog park, PLUS a brand new sports complex.
The projected opening for Phase I, including playgrounds, picnic areas, a large pavilion and plaza, trails and a synthetic turf sports field is Fall, 2016. An additional 10 multi-use natural turf sports fields will open in the Spring of 2017, depending on weather conditions. Phase II construction, which includes playgrounds, a dog park, sport courts, more trails and a 7-diamond softball complex, is projected to begin construction in Fall 2016, with a projected opening date of Fall, 2017.
Sponsored: 2006 (completed)
Friends of Missoula Parks and the City of Missoula wanted to install a bridge that was environmentally friendly, used sustainable design and fit into its surroundings. The new award winning 90-foot cable suspension bridge was open to the public on April 21, 2006.