A junction between Missoula, the Bitterroot Valley, and Lolo Pass, Lolo is a great place to stock up before venturing on. Head north to Missoula, south through the Bitterroot Valley, or west over Lolo Pass.
This tiny town might be easy to miss. But stop by and view wildlife at the Threemile Wildlife Management area or head straight to the Bitterroot River to fish.
Head to Stevensville to visit the St Mary's Mission and the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge.
Stroll through Victor's quaint downtown and then hit the trails, just minutes west of town in the Bitterroot Mountains.
The small town of Corvallis is known primarily for its history. Explore the Teller Wildlife Refuge and the many historic buildings in town.
The cultural hub of the valley, Hamilton is also the county seat. Downtown is lined with shops and restaurants and the area features many annual events.
At the southern end of the valley, Darby boasts great fishing along the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, as well as fun annual events like the Darby Logger Days.
At the far southern end of the valley, Sula marks the end of Bitterroot Valley and the beginning of Lost Trail Pass. There isn't much of a town here, but the area is known for its ski resort, hot springs, and access to backcountry trails.
Continue over Lost Trail Pass and head further south along Highway 93 to Salmon Idaho. The town is known as the gateway to whitewater rafting along the Main and Middle Forks of the Salmon River.