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Missoula Offers Big City Amenities Plus
Outstanding Outdoor Adventure Options
Missoula, the largest city in western Montana, sits along the Clark Fork River and upon an old glacial lakebed, in the midst of the Rocky Mountains surrounded by millions of acres of National Forest, wilderness and recreation areas. Missoula serves an area populated by some 70,000 people and offers all the amenities of a big city plus extraordinary opportunities for recreational adventure.
The city's many attractions include the University of Montana, the Charlie Russell Outdoor theatre, a Symphony, a Children's Theatre and a wide range of galleries, shopping centers, coffee houses, book stores, museums, hotels, restaurants and a ballet company.
Missoula offers fun-filled activities for every season. Summer activities include bicycling, hiking, backpacking, horse packing trips, whitewater rafting, fishing, and more. Winters offer snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Moon Handbooks: Montana by W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell. March 2009, (guidebook). Filled with unique travel strategies such as the Hot Springs Tour of Montana, and following Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery. Order now...
Adventure Guides: Montana by Genevieve Rowles. Guide to museums, historic sites and shops with the focus on activities. Learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Order now...
Montana Atlas & Gazetteer. Paperback, May 2004. Detailed map including campgrounds, attractions, historic sites and museums, recreation areas, trails, freshwater fishing site & boat launches, canoe trips & scenic drives. Order now...
Ghost Towns of Montana: A Classic Tour Through the Treasure State's Historical Sites by Shari Miller. First published in 1974, Ghost Towns of Montana is the classic look at the history of Montana. An invaluable resource for ghost town tourists and history buffs alike. Order now...
Hiking Montana, 3rd: 25th Anniversary Edition by Bill Schneider and Russ Schneider. Completely field-checked and updated edition. The classic guide to 100 of the best hikes in Big Sky Country from easy day hikes to backpacking trips. Order now...
Fly Fishing Montana: A No Nonsense Guide to Top Waters by Brian Grossenbacher and Jenny Grossenbacher. All the information needed to fly fish from the Yellowstone River to the Boulder River. Order now...
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