Life in Missoula
Missoula is a college town (pop. ~70,000), with the University at the heart of a thriving social and cultural scene.
Missoula is a mountain town, halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and surrounded by open space.
Missoula is a river town - situated at the confluence of the Clark Fork, Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers - and a mecca for flyfishing, rafting and kayaking.
Clark Fork downtown
Missoula is a Western town, both geographically (we are closer to Seattle than to the Montana-North Dakota border) and culturally, with a strong "live and let live" ethos.
Higgins St. @ night