Find Your Center In The Lewistown Labyrinth Community Garden
Lewistown, Montana, on the site of Fort Lewis, and arguably the geographic center of the state.
The Geographic Center of Montana, Lewistown
From Discovering Montana, take a trip to Lewistown and you'll discover the amazing downtown. It's filled with buildings that are on the National Historic Register with 3 distinct districts.
There are two museums, The Central Montana Museum, telling the story of Montana's history starting from the 1870's, and The Lewistown Art Center that features local art and offers hands-on learning.
Lewistown offers a lot of recreation opportunities, too. Enjoy fishing, camping or hunting. There are a lot of special events throughout the year to enjoy, for example, The Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering, The Chokecherry Festival and the North Pole Adventure/Charlie Russell Chew Choo.
The Charlie Russell Chew Choo
While exploring Lewistown, make sure you stop by Frank Day Park. Frank Day Park is on the Lewistown Trail near Big Spring Creek. In this gorgeous park, you will also find the Lewistown Community Labyrinth Garden.
The garden was started back in 1996 by a group of volunteers. It's maintained by over 30 gardening volunteers that plant, weed, prune and keep the flowers healthy.
According to Enjoy Lewistown:
The Garden is a seven-circuit labyrinth that provides a sacred setting, an abundance of flowers, and a “Keeper of Dreams” Sculpture. Celebration stones line the paths, given in remembrance of family and friends who have gone before us.
Over the years, the garden has become very popular for weddings and other gatherings, as well as a place to sit and find your center.
The next time you're in Lewistown, do yourself a favor and visit this beautiful labyrinth. Here's a sneak peek.