Untapped Wilderness Just waiting for You!
At the Riverhouse on the East Fork, you are never at a loss for things to do!
Located just 78 miles south of Missoula, The Riverhouse is home to wonderful experiences.
From the outdoors, to the arts, and sightseeing, Montana is home to whatever you're
||The house is literally feet from the
East Fork of the Bitterroot, which gets little fishing pressure and is
dry fly heaven. The
east fork of the
Bitterroot River is quickly gaining its reputations as one of the premiere
trout rivers in the western part of Montana. Flowing through the scenic
Bitterroot Valley, the Bitterroot River seemingly has it all. Runs, riffles,
pools, flats, gravel bars and numerous braids and channels combine to create a
river of remarkable diversity.
You would think staying on the East Fork
and being only 5 minutes from the West Fork and the main Bitterroot
would be enough! But
Big Hole is on 45 minutes away!
Rock Creek, the
Clark Fork and the
Blackfoot Rivers are each about an hour and a half away! the
North Fork of
the Salmon River in Idaho is about a 30 minute drive. The main
Salmon River is an hour away. There are also about a dozen
fishable creeks and rivers very close by. It truly is fly fishing
|Located in the scenic Bitterroot
Mountains, the 293-acre
Painted Rock State
Park offers boating and water sport opportunities on the
reservoir. The remote pine-forest setting is a great get-away for a
weekend of camping, fishing and relaxation.
|Snowmobiling in Montana
you'll find some of the longest snowmobile trails in America. You'll
have access to thousands of miles of groomed and un-groomed trails. And
you'll meet plenty of other folks who love sledding as much as you do.
||Now, my personal favorite,
Skiing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains at the
Lost Trail Powder Mountain! Check out all Lost Trail has to offer at their
family owned ski area. When you visit the Lost Trail Powder Mountain you will
enjoy the beauty and un-crowded slopes of the Rocky Mountain's hidden jewel.
Experience affordable family skiing from the top of the Continental Divide.
Lost Trail has unbelievable powder at unbelievably low prices.
There is a list of things that
will keep you busy for at least a week. Wait... What's that? You're
staying for TWO weeks! Well then, here's more!
Montana also offers some of the wettest and wildest
rafting adventures in the west. There are 11 rivers in the
area that offer class 1-5 rafting adventures just a short drive from the
|Western Montana offers some of the most
extensive hiking trails in the U.S. The 1.6 million acre
Bitterroot National Forest, in western Montana and east central Idaho,
is part of the Northern Rocky Mountains. The forest includes two mountain ranges
- the Bitterroot Mountains on the west and the Sapphire Mountains on the east
side of the valley. The nearest urban area is Missoula, Montana, located
78 miles south of the Riverhouse.
||Here is another one for you history
Big Hole National Battlefield is a memorial to the people who fought and
died here on August 9 and 10, 1877.
five-month conflict came to be known as the Nez Perce War of 1877. Like other Indian Wars in the late
1800's, the Nez Perce War involved two very different groups with very different
outlooks on land rights, civilian authority, government powers, social
organization, and the responsibilities of the individuals to society.
Want some animal watching?.
Check out the Montana
Birding and Natural Trail. The Montana Birding and Nature Trail
is a multi-partner nature tourism project shaped by communities throughout
Montana. When completed, this model trail will consist of a series of
sites linked by roads, hiking trails and rivers, representing some of Montana 's
best birding and nature viewing. No matter your destination, you can find
viewing opportunities unique to that area. Visitors along the Birding and Nature
Trail will also find that some of the best viewing opportunities are off the
well-beaten paths. Also, the
Bitterroot Birding & Nature Festival is held is Stevensville, MT.
Just 30 miles south of Missoula.
The Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce has even more activities then we
mentioned here. And, the
Darby Website is also chalked full of things to do! There are even more hiking, fishing and sightseeing options.
Still at a loss for something to do?!? No
worries. Here is a site Totally devoted to all things Bitterroot.
Check it out!
There is far too much to list on just
one page. To truly see how much there is, you simply have to visit!
Montana Bitterroot Fly Fishing House Rental