Missoula is tucked in a valley and surrounded thousands of acres of wilderness area, so there is no shortage of hiking and biking opportunities. Explore Rattlesnake Wilderness Area, Blue Mountain Recreation Area or Waterworks Hill for miles and miles of trails that are great for hiking or biking. Want the best view of Missoula? Try hiking up to the big concrete "M" on Mount Sentinel. It is a short, but steep hike that offers incredible views of the valley.
Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake in the western United States. Fishing and wildlife sightseeing are just some of the many options that await you. Record size lake trout, rainbow trout, large mouth bass and other species found in the many lakes and blue ribbon streams of the Flathead Valley provide the most serious angler with days of enjoyment.
Ever wanted to try rafting? Missoula guides can take you on thrilling stretches of Missoula area rivers. Looking for something a little more laid back? Missoula also has plenty of calm stretches of the river that are perfect for a leisurely float on a tube.