Missoula sits between two amazing parks in Western Montana, USA. The parks that Missoula sits between are the Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. Missoula can also be found at the edge of three different rivers.
If you are coming to the area for the first time and are looking for things to do in Missoula then please read on for some fun activities that are sure to be enjoyed by people of all ages.
There are many areas in Missoula that are fantastic to bike around. Ditch the car and consider a day bike trip as a family to the Blue Mountain National Recreation Area, Kim Williams Nature Trail, or Rattlesnake National Recreation Area and Wilderness.
Museums and Historical Attractions
Want to learn more about Missoula and surrounds? Then we recommend a visit to the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula where you will come away astounded what you have learned about the region. Following the Historical Museum, consider a trip to the Museum of Mountain Flying.
Love water? Why not check out some of the stunning rivers that Missoula is surrounded by. These rivers have many activities for people of all ages to enjoy such as surfing, paddle boarding, fishing or tubing. Great summer activities if you are here in the warmer months. The Bitterroot River, The Clark Fork River, and The Blackfoot Rivers are all worth spending time at.
If you have a love of animals, we can assure you there are plenty of exciting wildlife for you and your children to enjoy. From the osprey to the birds, to the bald eagles and to the deer, we are sure you will spot many of these around the region.
These are just some of the things to do in Missoula. We are sure that you will love your time here and find yourself wanting to come back for your next visit to this fantastic region.