The project nows provides the first designated public access from the valley floor to the Mount Dean Stone ridge.
In December, the Missoula City Council voted to acquire the 350-acre Corridor and its 5-mile trail.
Protecting our natural legacy.
Fall is officially here. While the bears fatten up for a long winter, farmers finish their harvest, hunters feel hopeful and recreationalists swap out bikes and boats for skis, Five Valleys is wrapping up another remarkable field season.
“Open space is critical. It allows for wildlife to move freely through the landscape. It allows us to produce local food for the people that live in the community next to us. And it also provides an open vista and an open place for people to appreciate and value.”