“A River Runs Through It” may have been filmed in Livingston and Bozeman, but everyone knows the story was set in Missoula… and we can’t think of a better way to describe our beloved Zootown. With the Clark Fork cascading right through the heart of downtown and an abundance of recreational opportunities in the area, it’s easy to see why Missoula is such a nature lover’s paradise.

With its stunning backdrops, river views, and scenic trails, it’s no wonder Missoula residents are some of the happiest Montanans. These charming towns in the Treasure State are also surrounded by stunning scenery.

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