Parks, Trails, Facilities

Parks and Trails

The parks are open to the public. The Town appreciates prior notification of events being planned at the park. Large events or exclusive use of the area may require an use agreement with the Town. If you are interested in helping maintain and grow our Parks and Trail system, or just want to learn more, sign up HERE or contact darbymtparks@gmail.com for more information.

  • Main Street Park – 106 S. Main Street (Hwy 93). Adjacent to Library, Town Hall & shops; playground equipment, gazebo (Map link) – Thanks to Lawns Etc for landscape maintenance of the Main St Park – 
  • Tin Cup Park – 201 Tin Cup Road. Shallow cooking fire pits, pine trees (no facilities) (Map link)
  • South Park – 201 Warren Lane. Swings, picnic tables, cottonwood and pine trees (no facilities) (Map link)
  • River Park – 605 E Miles. Foot access to the Darby Trail of Discovery and the Bitterroot River (no facilities) (Map link)
  • Waincrest Park – 105 S Mill Street. Gazebo, tables, play area with swings, horseshoe pit and fire pit. Restrooms available in summer. (Map link)Darby
  • Darby Skatepark – 301 Rodeo Road. Donated by Evergreen Skateparks in Spring 2017. Features bowls, ramps, steps.(Map link)
  • Darby Trail System – A 3.5 mile loop of a non-motorized trail system that currently connects Rodeo Grounds, River Park, Darby School, and the Darby Library. (map coming soon)

 

Event + Cultural Centers

  • Darby Community Clubhouse – Community center located across from town hall on Main Street – community owned and run, a beautiful facility with a large banquet hall, bathrooms, kitchen, and smaller meeting area. Go to www.darbyclubhouse.com for scheduling of the clubhouse.
  • Darby Pioneer Memorial Museum – Historical items of the past. Darby’s Pioneer Memorial Museum was originally one of the first hand-hewn homestead cabins built in the area. It was crafted by early settler Evelin Matteson in 1886 on his homestead near the mouth of Tin Cup Creek. (Map link) – Recent article about the Darby Museum found here in Ravalli Republic
  • Como Schoolhouse – This Bitterroot Valley icon was the center of learning for schoolchildren of the Como area from about 1902 to 1921, when they were consolidated with the Darby School.(Map link) – Recent article about the Schoolhouse in the Ravalli Republic.
  • Richard Cromwell Memorial Rodeo Grounds – 200 Rodeo Road. Rodeo Grounds facility for public events and riding. Contact Town Hall for use availability and/or see Calendar for scheduled events.
  • US Forest Service Visitor Center and Museum – Stop for maps and information on our local national forests.  Darby Ranger Station Visitor Center and Museum – (Map link)