Wildlife Viewing Hikes

Missoula is well-known for its proximity to wildlife. Below are wildlife viewing activities that, while still close to town, offer great wildlife viewing opportunities.

  • Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge

    33.6 Mi. Away

    Located along the meandering Bitterroot River and surrounded by majestic towering mountains, the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge offers spectacular… Difficulty: Easy

  • Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge

    39.7 Mi. Away

    This exceptional wetland complex contains over 800 glacial potholes and a 1,770-acre reservoir. About 200 bird species have been recorded.… Difficulty: Easy