Set in a wooded canyon east of Missoula at 4,100 feet, the Pattee Canyon Picnic Area is a popular spot for family picnics. Because this picnic area is in the Pattee Canyon Recreation Area, there's...[more]
Pattee Canyon Picnic Area
From Interstate 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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