25 Things To Do in Missoula in Missoula, Montana

25 Things To Do in Missoula

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Learn About Aerial Firefighting At The Smokejumper Visitor Center

Smokejumper Visitor Center

Learn about aerial firefighting at the Smokejumper Visitor Center. Smokejumpers are highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of nati ...Learn more

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Try Your Hand At Fishing

Fishing in Downtown Missoula

At the confluence of the Clark Fork, Blackfoot and Bitterroot Rivers, Missoula lives up to its name. Whether you prefer to fish from the banks of ...Learn more

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Explore The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Missoula's Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is more than just a museum. It’s an experience that reveals the beauty, diversity and importance of elk countr ...Learn more

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Visit A Carousel For Missoula And Dragon Hollow

A Carousel For Missoula

A Carousel for Missoula, a kid’s paradise, is one of the first fully hand-carved carousels to be built in the United States since the Great Depr ...Learn more

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Rent A Bike And Go Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Missoula

There is nothing quite like enjoying the beauty of Montana on a bicycle. Explore the Rattlesnake recreation area or tour the old Hiawatha Rail Trail. ...Learn more

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Hike The M

A local favorite, the short scramble up Mount Sentinel takes you, courtesy of 11 switchbacks, 620 feet above the valley floor in less than half a mile ...Learn more

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Bring the Whole Family To The HUB

Indoor Go Kart Track, a multi-level Laser Tag arena, arcade games and "The Pit Stop" serving burgers, salads, pizza, sandwiches and more. ...Learn more

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Raft The Famous Alberton Gorge

Raft the Alberton Gorge just outside of Missoula

Montana’s premier whitewater location is the Alberton Gorge, located just minutes from Missoula on the Clark Fork River. The Gorge is a beautif ...Learn more

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Spend An Afternoon Or Evening At Caras Park

Caras Park in Downtown Missoula

Caras Park is Missoula’s town square and is the site for many exciting events such as: Out to Lunch Downtown ToNight Garden City River Rod Inter ...Learn more

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Visit An Art Gallery

Missoula Art Gallery

Missoula is a vibrant place to live, and artists of all kinds have been drawn to this unique city.  Their talents and personal points of view make ex ...Learn more

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Spend A Day Golfing On The Greens

Golfing A Missoula Golf Course

With six golf courses in the immediate Missoula area and more scattered all around us, you will definitely be able to find a course to meet your golfi ...Learn more

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Go Shopping, Montana Style

Shopping Montana Style in Downtown Missoula

In Missoula we have lots of choices for the shopping enthusiast in all of us. Visit our downtown shops with lots of uniquely Missoula products, or s ...Learn more

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Stroll the Riverfront Walking Trail

A walk along the trail can take you past McCormick Park, the Old Milwaukee Depot, John H. Toole Park, Caras Park and other scenic treasures in Missoul ...Learn more

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Relax In A Natural Hot Springs

Missoula Natural Hot Springs

Missoula is surrounded by natural hot springs; some commercialized, and some still in their natural state. Spend a day at Lolo Hot Springs swimming in ...Learn more

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Visit a Montana State Park

Montana State Parks Ponderosa Pine Tree

Take a day trip from Missoula to visit one of the many State Parks that are just a short drive outside of town. Montana’s State Parks are rich i ...Learn more

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Check Out The Historical Museum At Fort Missoula

The Historical Museum At Fort Missoula grounds

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula was established by community effort in 1975 to save what remained of original Fort Missoula, and to interpret t ...Learn more

21

Show Your Team Spirit At A Local Game

Local Missoula Sports

Missoula is home to the Montana Grizzlies football, basketball, volleyball and soccer teams. Missoula is also home to the Missoula Maulers junior hock ...Learn more

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Visit The Missoula Public Library

The Missoula Public Library

The Missoula Public Library is much more than just books. The Missoula Public Library offers a children’s corner, young adult area, free wi-fi o ...Learn more

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Check Out The Montana Natural History Center

The Montana Natural History Center

The mission of the Montana Natural History Center is to promote and cultivate the appreciation, understanding and stewardship of nature through educat ...Learn more

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Take A Historical Walking Tour Of Downtown Missoula

Missoula Historic Downtown Walking Tour's Northern Pacific Train Car

Missoula has one of the state’s most extensive listing of properties and places on the National Register of Historic Places. A walk through downtown ...Learn more

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