Missoula is filled with things to do in the great outdoors. One could say that outdoor recreation is our specialty.
Nestled in the Northern Rockies of Montana, surrounded by seven wilderness areas and at the confluence of three rivers, Missoula is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. While getting outside is easy in Missoula, choosing your next adventure may prove to be a bit more challenging. From whitewater rafting to skiing fresh powder, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities to choose from.
Remember to stay safe, respect our natural landscapes and recreate responsibly as you explore Missoula and the surrounding area. That means staying on designated trails, leaving no trace, planning properly and staying up to date on current conditions.
If you're a bird watcher, you'll love birding in Missoula. Missoula and the surrounding area offer a bevy of fantastic birding-watching sites and opportunities.
Camping is as close as you can get to really experiencing Western Montana's true beauty. Whether you're looking for public or private campgrounds, or RV Parks, you can find the perfect spot to set up here.
Disc golf in Missoula, also known as folf or frisbee golf courses are a great way to leisurely enjoy the great outdoors.
Golfing in Missoula offers renowned courses, stunning scenery and affordability. From public to semi-private courses, Missoula, Montana offers some of the most challenging and undeniably beautiful courses in the United States.
Horseback riding in Missoula is one way to do some backcountry exploring. Just you, your horse, and natural wonders all around. If you would prefer to go with a guide, there are outfitters available to put together the perfect pack trip for you.
Get an outfitter to guide you into Missoula's great outdoors for the adventure of a lifetime.
Whether running or walking, Missoula has plenty of open space to accommodate with its parks every couple of blocks, its river trail system, or the many walking/running paths in the surrounding wilderness areas.
While in Missoula during the summer, water activities are an ideal way to cool off. Surrounding rivers and lakes provide plenty of opportunities to kayak, raft, stand-up paddle board and more.