Paradise Valley Real Estate
Live near majestic mountains in a verdant valley
Paradise Valley is one of those towns that lives up to its name and is a lush, bountiful, and natural part of Montana. It's known for having some of the best outdoor activities, gentle views, and places for people to enjoy rugged terrain. This area is the site of innately occurring geothermal hot springs that keep residents warm even during the chilly winter season. Paradise Valley was the official entrance to Yellowstone National Park in the late 1800s, so its history is that of a basecamp where adventurers would stop before embarking on quests into the park. In modern times, Paradise Valley is still known for its impeccable natural features and attracts many visitors.
What to Love
- The ultimate fly fishing destination
- Nestled between the Absaroka and Gallatin mountain range
- Spacious valley floor with miles of ranches and hills
- Verdant hillsides with wooden snow barriers
- Glorious views of the Yellowstone River and mountain ranges
- Hiking, hunting, any kind of wildness exploration
Paradise Valley is a sparsely populated rural area with many nearby attractions, including Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone is a short drive down Highway 89, and some of the more populous towns are only miles away. People who live in Paradise Valley enjoy the open space, miles of plains, and privacy.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
This little town contains some residential areas and neighborhoods, but many people will travel to local towns when they want to socialize and shop. Locals recommend places nearby like The Old Saloon, which is an authentic Western saloon that's been open for 120 years and still has part of the original bar intact. Follow Yer' Nose BBQ is close to The Old Saloon and opens seasonally with outstanding ribs and brisket in a wholesome, laid-back setting. Many people make the trip to Livingston to check out the Yellowstone Valley Grill for the best seafood in miles. The Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa was founded in 1900 and has hot springs pools plus a private day spa. The Sage Lodge is a breathtaking lodge that has views of the jutting peaks and is known as an ideal destination wedding site. Lastly, for shopping, don't miss the Sweetwater Fly Shop right in Paradise Valley since it has thousands of fishing supply accessories and is merely down the street from Yellowstone River.
Things to Do
Many people in Paradise Valley know everything about Yellowstone since it was the original gateway to the park. Aside from Yellowstone itself, the Yellowstone River runs through the town, and that alone has a lot of entertainment value. Local homeowners enjoy Carter's Bridge Fishing Access Site, which is a public boat launch dotted with rocks and an excellent view of deep blue waters and rolling mountains. Anglers and fishing pros can often be seen near Paradise Valley, one of the best places to fish along the 692-mile-long Yellowstone River.
Besides fishing and outdoor activities, the weekly concerts at Chico Hot Springs and Old Station are lively, fun chances for dancing to live music. Another unique venue is Music Ranch Montana, where people can dance to country music in a rustic barn or get together on the outdoor terrace. Finally, Swan Mountain Outfitters LLC provides adventurous types with guided tours on horseback.
Paradise Valley Schools
Paradise Valley is part of the outstanding Arrowhead School District No. 75.
- Arrowhead Elementary, Grades PK-8, Partner of The Shane Lalani Center for the Arts
- Pine Creek School, Grades PK-5