About the Garden City

The Missoula valley is intersected by three major river systems, the Blackfoot, Bitterroot, and Clark Fork, all of which converge in the heart of city. This abundance of access and endless river miles makes Missoula an extraordinary place for kayaking, rafting, and stand up paddle boarding. And although Summers rule in Montana, springtime is equal in high adventure and beauty. The Lochsa River, which is widely considered one of the best rafting trips in the country, is a quick weekend destination full of exciting whitewater. For the restless, you can dive head first into some of the finest multi-day experiences in the world with the Selway, Main Salmon, Middle Fork Salmon, South Fork Salmon and Lower Salmon. No matter what you are looking for, Love Boat’s got what you need for your next adventure. Give us a call to reserve your gear or ask us about trips. We got you.


What we rent: Stand Up Paddle Boards, Rafts, Kayaks, River Gear, and more