The Bitterroot Valley is a beautiful 96-mile stretch with the Bitterroot Mountains along the Western edge, the Sapphire Mountains to the East, and the Bitterroot River running through the middle. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the Bitterroot Valley to enjoy skiing, blue-ribbon fly-fishing, hunting, fishing, hiking and boating. The valley has an eclectic variety of communities ranging from historic towns to working ranches. Access is easy to the valley for visitors with use of either Missoula’s International Airport or Ravali County Airport in Hamilton, making it an ideal spot for a primary or secondary residence. The Bitterroot Valley has some of the warmest hospitality you’ll find in Montana, and being the gateway to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness and a corridor to Yellowstone National Park, you’ll be sure to enjoy all the valley has to offer.