The Missoula Valley is nestled in the heart of the northern Rockies where five valleys converge. Missoula is a regional center for education, medicine, retail, music, and the arts. Nature enthusiasts flock to the area to kayak, fish, hunt, raft, hike, ski, and enjoy many other outdoor recreational activities. This eclectic valley is made up of a variety of communities from rural farming and ranching towns, to the thriving area economic hub Missoula and everything in between.