Local Must-Do Trails
Local Must-Do Trails in Kalispell
With its location in Flathead Valley, Kalispell sits at the epicenter of incredible recreational adventures, including trails that are ideal for running, mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking. Minutes from downtown you'll find trails that are prime for half-day outings and all-day experiences.
A short 10-minute drive from downtown Kalispell will take you to Herron Park and Foy's to Blacktail Trails. From the trailhead at Herron Park, users can access over 30 miles of trails that extend through timberlands to Blacktail Mountain. The trails are open to mountain bikers, horseback riders, hikers and cross-country skiers. Leashed dogs welcome.
With a bird's-eye view of the Flathead Valley, Lone Pine has 7+ miles of mixed-use trails, from well-surfaced routes to steep single-track that meander through the park's colorful forested terrain. The trails can be used for hiking, biking, snowshoeing and horseback riding, while overlooks provide breathtaking vistas of Flathead Lake, Big Mountain, Jewel Basin and Glacier National Park. Be sure to pop into the visitor center to learn more about the area, visit the gift shop and participate in a workshop or interpretive program. Leashed dogs welcome.
With 22 miles of paved trails, the Great Northern Rail Trail extends from the town of Somers on the north shore of Flathead Lake to Kila. Soak in epic views - including the Swan, Mission, Salish and Whitefish mountains - along the way, while taking time to check out the five murals painted on tunnels along the trail system. All, or part, of the route is perfect for walking, running or biking.
The Kalispell Parkline Linear Park and Trail is finished and fully open as of July 2022. The trail is 100% paved and accessible running through downtown Kalispell. A multi-use dog-friendly trail open to walkers, bikers, and runners. Crosswalks and automatic crossing signals connect the trail through town and to the Great Northern Historical Trail. Enjoy historic buildings and artifacts along the trail with a stunning backdrop of the Swan and Mission Ranges.