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Wild Horse Island State Park

Fishing, Flathead Lake, Hiking, MT State Parks, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Water Sports

Wildhorse island is a day-use only island on Flathead Lake. Option to kayak, paddleboard or take a boat tour to the island. ...
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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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Pig Farm – Farm to Market Road Area

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Snowshoeing

An elaborate network of single track through woods and meadows, easy enough for casual day-trippers but able to throw down the gauntlet to weekend warriors. There aren’t trail markers, so bring a healthy sense of direction — or your GPS. We recommend AllTrails or Trailforks. ...
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Blacktail Mountain Trail

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Flathead National Forest, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Snowshoeing, Winter Sports

Escape the crowds on Blacktail Mountain Trail, a 7.6 multi-use loop trail, that is dog-friendly. The trail includes forest service roads and single track with views of the Flathead Valley and Flathead Lake. ...
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Glacier National Park

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Fishing, Glacier National Park, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Snowshoeing, Water Sports

Located 32 miles from Kalispell is Glacier National Park. Fondly referred to as the Crown of the Continent, the park has 1 million acres of glacier-sculpted landscapes, including waterfalls, high alpine lakes, streams, snow-covered mountains and 734 miles of trails. There are many areas of the park, including the North Fork, Lake McDonald, Cut Bank Creek, Goat Haunt, Two Medicine and Many Glacier...
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Spencer Mountain

Biking, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go

A mountain bikers paradise with 15 miles of trail with features. Mutli-use trail for hikers and horse back riders as well. ...
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Columbia Mountain

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

Columbia Mountain Trail is a multi-use trail. Good for shorter hikers with a few waterfalls along the first 4 miles, or an all day 12-mile adventure to the top of the peak over looking the Flathead Valley and Hungry Horse Reservoir. Enjoy hiking through lush forest to the high alpine. ...
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Western Larch and Cliff Trail Loop

Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, MT State Parks, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go

The Western Larch and Cliff Trail at Lone Pine State Park is a family and dog friendly 2.8-mile loop through a forest with an overlook of beautiful mountain vistas. ...
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Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Biking, Cross-country skiing, Food & Drink, Hiking, Outdoor Recreation, Places to Go, Restaurants, Scenic Drive, Skiing/Snowboarding, Tours & Sightseeing, Winter Sports

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, located 28 miles southwest of Kalispell. This north-facing area features more than 1,000 acres of mostly intermediate runs, plus several miles of groomed Nordic skiing, perfect for a winter skiing biathlon. Blacktail Mountain is affordable and family-friendly with a cozy lodge for fireside lunch breaks and a full bar and grill on the upper level for après ski. The slo...
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Wild Montana

Hiking, Outdoor Recreation

Since our first Wilderness Walk in 1960, thousands have joined our volunteer leaders on outings in every corner of the state. What started with 14 hikers in the Crazy Mountains has grown into a summer-long celebration for hundreds of participants to share their love for the wildlands that make Montana so special. There’s something for everyone, and you’re invited to be a part of it. Since 1958...
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