America's 10 Best River Towns: #3 Missoula, Montana

-Fodor's Travel August, 2014

Map of the Rivers in Missoula

Clark Fork River

The Clark Fork River runs about 310 miles long and is the largest river by volume in Montana. The Clark Fork River cuts straight through the heart of Missoula.

Blackfoot River

Western Montana’s Blackfoot River has become one of the state’s most popular and important recreational streams. Its natural setting and features and the fame gained from the movie A River Runs Through It have all contributed to its popularity.

Bitterroot River

Western Montana's Bitterroot river runs 75 miles, south-to-north through Missoula and the Bitterroot Valley.