Meet Kim Koppen of the Seeley Swan Valley
By Kim Koppen
(Great Bear Properties)
For more than 12 years, I have been selling real estate in the type of place you might recognize from picture post cards. The Seeley Swan Valley has the "Big Four" of Natural Beauty - forest, lakes, rivers, and mountains - offering year-round recreational opportunities. Every year, thousands of tourists and part-time residents flock into the area to enjoy camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking, and skiing. Discovered in 1861 by the Seeley brothers, the Seeley Swan Valley is about 55 miles northeast of Missoula, the second most populous city in Montana. It lies between the Swan and Mission Mountains and is dominated by small towns such as Seeley Lake, Condon, Ovando, and Potomac - all of which lie along State Route 83 that bisects the valley. Though the area has plenty to do all year, su...