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Silver Park Has Grand Opening in Missoula

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MISSOULA - After ten years of planning and developing, the new Silver Park is officially opened near the Osprey stadium.

The 14.5-acre park holds the newest connection of the riverfront trail, a new boat ramp and parking lot.

The park's shelters and pavilions were built from sinker logs from the Blackfoot and Clark Fork restoration project.

Ellen Buchanan, of the Missoula Redevelopment Agency, said, "It's filling a tremendous need in terms of the types of parks facilities that we want to have downtown, it's a new community park."

Silver Park was part of a $5.7 million project to revamp Missoula's Old Sawmill District.

The project also includes improving surrounding trails, and the construction of the new railroad trestle and Wyoming Street extension, which now connects Orange and Russell Streets.
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