Darby Solstice Celebration, Dec. 21
Join us at the Darby ice skating rink on Sunday, December 21 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm for a Winter Solstice Celebration. Come celebrate the longest night of the year with hot chocolate, ice skating, fire ring, roasting marshmallows, and walking the Advent spiral.
7th Annual Darby Dog Derby Sled Dog Race, January 17-18
The 7th annual Darby Dog Derby Sled Dog Race is scheduled for January 17-18 at Gibbons Pass Road #1260, near to Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Area, Sula, Montana. The Darby Dog Derby is a sled dog race put on by the Bitterroot Mushers, in association with the Montana Mountain Mushers. Montana Mountain Mushers is a non-profit group, which promotes the ethical treatment of sled dogs and multi-use of the winter trails.
Sled dog racers are a diverse group who travel many miles across states and Canada to attend races. The Darby Dog Derby caters to all experience levels including juniors, seasoned veterans and beginners of all ages just trying dog sledding for the first time.
Sled dog racing is a healthy winter family activity, which brings both racers and spectators to our valley. Visit [ Bitteroot Mushers ] for more information.
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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View guest room photos on the Accommodations page. You can now make online reservations on our Reservations Webpage.
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.
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.
See the Accommodations page to view the room descriptions.