The Larmont Trail is a paved path that parallels Missoula's busy Reserve Street (US 93) and provides a safe alternative to riding on the road. The path runs for only a little more than 0.5 mile between Dearborn Avenue and where Reserve Street meets Clark Street (across from University Motors). The path runs along the west side of Reserve Street, paralleling Larchmont Golf Course.
When you reach the south end of the Larchmont Trail, go right on Clark Street then right again on Post Siding Road to access Fort Missoula. You can safely ride or walk along the road here into the fort grounds. Continue toward the other end to visit the Historical Society Museum and also to pick up the South Avenue Trail
, which then links to other trails on Missoula's west side. You can also get to the Bitterroot River from there.
There is not official parking for this trail but you can park at Fort Missoula and take Post Siding Road to access the Larchmont Trail.
Reserve Street (US 93) is a nightmare for cyclists but the trail resolves that problem, if only for a short distance. This path is a great alternative for cyclists and pedestrians wanting to access Missoula’s west side and the Bitterroot River. You'll ...