The 25 Best Towns Ever have been named for 2017. Outside Magazine is a publication that is focused on people with active lifestyles and LOVE the outdoors. In their annual quest to find the best towns in America, Outside Magazine has named Missoula "The Shoo-In."

“For the past five years, our readers have chosen our list of the best adventure towns,” said OUTSIDE Associate Editor Jonah Ogles. “For the first time, we assembled a council of experts to help us pick the greatest places in America. Thrill-seekers will never have to look too far in these spots, whether mountain climbing, whitewater rafting or conquering a singletrack trail.”

We contacted Jonah, of Outside Magazine, to hear the methodology behind their study.

You can read the full story by picking up a copy of Outside Magazine available NOW at our local news stands. Or you can check them out online.

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