Bring the whole family out for a day of picnicking, swimming, fishing, sailboarding, paddling, snorkeling, walking, or just relaxing in the fresh air with your favorite book. This small, spring-fed lake is a short drive from Missoula and easily accessible off Interstate 90. A new playground provides a safe place for youngsters to climb and slide. Sport fish include largemouth bass, black bullheads, yellow perch and pumpkinseeds. There is non-motorized boating only in this day-use-only park. Frenchtown Pond hosts the Garden City Triathlon, a complete triathlon event including swimming, biking and running, on Labor Day weekend. There are many age categories, including a Kid's Triathalon. This popular event has approximately 450 participants, spectators, and volunteers. You can now enjoy Frenchtown Pond year-round. Summer hours are 9 AM to 9 PM. From October 1 through April 30, park hours are 6 AM to 7 PM. Reduced services and facilities are available during this period.

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