Flathead National Forest Archives | Kalispell

Flathead National Forest

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Hungry Horse Reservoir

Biking, Fishing, Flathead National Forest, Snowmobiling, Water Sports

Hungry Horse Dam and Reservoir are located 20 miles northeast of Kalispell. At 564 feet high, the dam is one of the largest concrete arch dams in the U.S. and its morning-glory spillway is the highest in the world. The reservoir is 34 miles long and surrounded by towering mountain peaks. Be sure to check out their visitor center! ...
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Flathead River

Fishing, Flathead National Forest, Water Sports

The Flathead River is made up of the North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork with beautiful views of Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall Wilderness and Great Bear Wilderness. The river allows for a variety of recreation such as rafting, fishing and floating. ...
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Great Northern Resort

Fishing, Flathead National Forest, Glacier National Park, Learning Experiences, Outdoor Recreation, Outfitters and Guides, Places to Go, Tours & Sightseeing, Water Sports

At Great Northern Resort we offer a complete Montana experience, with guided scenic, whitewater and fishing trips, fully equipped rental cabins and customized itineraries for the whole family. ...
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Strawberry Lake

Biking, Flathead National Forest, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go

Tucked into the Jewel Basin, Strawberry Lake is a 6-mile multi-use trail with a steep climb and switchbacks that provides amazing views, wildflowers, an alpine lake and fishing opportunities. ...
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Whitefish Mountain Resort

Biking, Flathead National Forest, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Skiing/Snowboarding

Whitefish Mountain Resort, formerly known as Big Mountain, is a world class resort with more than 3,000 acres of terrain. Visible from downtown Kalispell, the slopes beckon skiers and snowboarders of every skill level and interest. The mountain features 2,353 feet of vertical drop spread out over more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain served by 14 lifts. During the summer months the resort offer...
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Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center

Flathead National Forest, Historic sites, Indoor Activities, Learning Experiences, Places to Go, Tours & Sightseeing

The Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center has a variety of exhibits about the dam’s impact and hydroelectric generation. Outdoor guided tours are available for sign up at the visitor center front desk with set times throughout the day. Accessible accommodations are available by calling (406) 387-5241, extension 361. ...
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Swan Mountain Outfitters

Fishing, Flathead National Forest, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Learning Experiences, Outdoor Recreation, Outfitters and Guides, Places to Go, Snowmobiling, Tours & Sightseeing, Winter Sports

Swan Mountain Outfitters is a premier, full service outfitter. We offer guided hunts, fishing/float trips, horseback rides, pack trips, llama treks, moped rentals & snowmobile tours in northwest MT. ...
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True Water Fly Shop

Downtown, Fishing, Flathead Lake, Flathead National Forest, Learning Experiences, Outdoor Recreation, Outfitters and Guides, Places to Go, Shopping, Tours & Sightseeing

Full Service Fly Fishing Shop offering guided fishing trips, gear sales and Lodging. ...
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Glacier Guides and Montana Raft

Biking, Fishing, Flathead National Forest, Glacier National Park, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Outfitters and Guides, Places to Go, Tours & Sightseeing, Water Sports

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft is an eco-conscious company based in West Glacier, Montana offering whitewater rafting, scenic floating, hiking, biking, backpacking, fishing, equipment sales and rentals, and lodging. We also operate the quiet, cozy Glacier Guides Lodge at the west entrance to Glacier National Park, and have a charming Guest House available for family escapes. We strive to provide ...
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Mount Aeneas

Flathead National Forest, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go

Explore the Jewel Basin with epic views from Mount Aeneas. If you are in search of spotting a mountain goat, Mount Aeneas is known for wildlife (always give wildlife their space), epic views and wildflowers. ...
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