A must-do for families at the summit is to visit the Summit Nature Center. Operated and staffed by the Flathead National Forest, families love to visit the Summit Nature Center to learn about our forest and its local flora and fauna. Interactive games and exhibits make it fun to discover how to identify plants, trees and animal tracks and scat. Children ages 7-12 are invited to become Junior Forest Rangers – it’s free, it’s fun and includes an official badge and certificate. There’s also a coloring station for the little ones.
Families are encouraged to borrow an Outdoor Adventure Pack from the Nature Center and explore the outdoors. The pack contains field guides and materials to help families learn together in a fun and informal setting. For more information call 406-862-1972. This line is answered mid-June through Labor Day.