Council Grove State Park

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Council Grove State Park
Montana State Park
Country United States
State Montana
County Missoula
Elevation 3,198 ft (975 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°54′47″N 114°09′17″W / 46.91302°N 114.15477°W / 46.91302; -114.15477Coordinates: 46°54′47″N 114°09′17″W / 46.91302°N 114.15477°W / 46.91302; -114.15477
Area 187 acres (76 ha)
Founded unspecified
Management Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Location of Council Grove State Park in Montana

Council Grove State Park (Salish: Člmé, "Tree Limb Cut Off", also Ncx̣͏ʷotew̓s [2]) is a Montana state park in Missoula County, Montana in the United States. The park is 187 acres (76 ha) and sits at an elevation of 3,198 feet (975 m). The site of the park hosted the July 16, 1855 signing of the Hellgate treaty between representatives of the United States government and members of the Bitterroot Salish, Pend d'Oreille, and the Kootenai to make the Flathead Indian Reservation.[3] One natural attraction of the park is its old growth ponderosa pine trees.[4]


  1. ^ "Council Grove state park". United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Salish Audio Files". Salish-Pend d'Oreille Culture Committee. 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Council Grove" (PDF). Montana Office of Public Instruction. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Council Grove park offers solitude". Great Falls Tribune. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 

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