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B bar B - Bronc Bustin' & Barrel Burnin', September 20-21

The Darby Rodeo Association presents a new annual event, Bronc Bustin' & Barrel Burnin' on Saturday, September 20, followed by the PRCA Rodeo on Sunday, September 21. Join Western Montana for the inaugural B bar B Bronc Bustin' & Barrel Burnin' event of the year. Riders of all ages will compete for thousands of dollars in prize money while you enjoy a great rodeo, great food, and fun. Darby's first official PRCA Rodeo in years will be held on Sunday. Gates open at 5:00 pm on Saturday, and at 12:30 pm on Sunday. For more information, visit: [Darby B-B's] Website.

Updated [9.15.2014]

Scarecrow Festival, October 3

The annual Scarecrow Festival is the town of Stevensville's premier art event. Locals decorate scarecrows, which are then put on display and judged to receive prizes. The public can cast votes for a series of people's choice awards. The Scarecrow Festival coincides with the First Friday celebration in October, this year on October 3. Scarecrows are displayed along the walkway River Path entrance into Stevensville, with other events held in downtown Stevensville. Scarecrows are kept on display around town for the following week. There is also a pumpkin carving contest and horse-drawn wagon rides on the Friday kickoff, Oktoberfest accordion music, Main Street Open Houses offering refreshments and fun! Hours: Friday: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and Saturday: All day.

Updated [9.15.2014]

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Mountain Spirit Inn

308 S Main Street (Hwy 93)
PO Box 431
Darby, MT 59829
Ph/Fax: (406) 821-3405
Rsvn: (800) 820-2554
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You will always find a warm Montana welcome at the Mountain Spirit Inn. Whether you are visiting for business, family, fun, sports, or on vacation, you will discover a wonderful, little motel in a beautiful and historic community of Darby, situated on Highway 93, just one hour south from Missoula and 30 miles to the Idaho border.


  • Affordable Seasonal Rates
  • Ample Free Parking
  • Business Services: Fax, Photocopy
  • Clean & Comfortable
  • Cribs & Rollaway Beds Available
  • Environmentally Conscious
  • ESPN & Satellite TV
  • Extended Stay/Weekly Rates
  • Grills & Picnic Tables
  • Group Campfire Ring
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Individual Climate Control
  • Iron & Ironing Board Available
  • Kitchenettes with In-Room Coffee & Tea
  • Nearby Restaurants, Saloons & Casino
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Office hours: 9:30 am 10:30 pm
  • Pet Rooms
  • Playground
  • Recycling
  • Satellite TV & ESPN
  • Suites Available
  • Variety of Room Configurations
  • WiFi

  • Clean * Comfortable * Customer-Focused

    Right in downtown Darby, the Mountain Spirit Inn is a clean and comfortable, family-owned motel. Darby is located in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley, which is in Ravalli County. The County comprises the southwestern portion of Montana, which is in the region called Glacier Country. Click on "Contact" information to view a map of Ravalli County.

    Highway 93, also called Main Street through Darby, runs along the Lewis and Clark Trail. This scenic highway is also part of the Nez Perce Trail; it goes all the way from Canada to Mexico, and it is part of the TransAmerica Bicycle Path. The Mountain Spirit Inn is within close proximity to the Continental Divide Hiking Trail (CDT) and Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Area. This is beautiful country!

    Darby is a rural small town that is horse-friendly. The lifestyle is laid back. The pace is slow. There are so many activities to participate in and enjoy. Darby is the gateway to nature's playground and the entrance to the Bitterroot Valley. The Bitterroot National Forest surrounds it. Only 63 miles from Missoula, Darby can connect with the whole world via the Missoula International Airport. While being away from it all, you can still be in the middle of it all.

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    Darby, MT Highlights The incredible scenery in western Montana will revitalize you.

    Come enjoy your visit in this beautiful and majestic area at the Mountain Spirit Inn.

    When visiting Darby, Montana make the Mountain Spirit Inn your choice for lodging.

    Reservations are recommended.

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    The Mountain Spirit Inn - Your ideal choice for Darby Montana motels!

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