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Pattee Canyon Picnic Area

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Building 24 Fort Missoula
Missoula, MT 59804

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Open through Tue Sep 10 2013
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GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.82694, -114.03778
46°49'37"N, 114°2'16"W

From I-90 in Missoula, take the Orange Street exit #104 and travel south. Turn left onto West Front Street and go 0.2 miles to South Higgins Avenue, then turn right. Continue on South Higgins Avenue for about 2.7 miles to Pattee Canyon Road, then turn left. On Pattee Canyon Road, travel 4 miles heading (east) up the canyon. Look for the Pattee Canyon Picnic Area sign and entrance.

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The Pattee Canyon Recreation Area is a popular spot for day hikes, mountain biking, horseback riding and picnicking. There are several trailheads in the area. Cross-country skiing is popular in the area during winter months.

An owl viewing site at the north end of the picnic area is available for owl-watchers, another popular pastime for visitors to the area.

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