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Parks & nature in Flathead County

National Park
“The beauty of Glacier National Park is a sight to behold for anyone who loves the outdoors. Glacier Fed clear water, lakes and streams, breathtaking vistas, abundant wildlife.”
150 locals recommend
Park
“This is an amazing birds eye view of the Flathead region and best yet, it only takes about 5-10 minutes to hike to the viewing site.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“The next closest trail system to home. Hike or Bike. Up for a long day? Shuttle the Foys to Blacktail trail .. or skip the shuttle and ride it back to Foys!”
8 locals recommend
Park
“The vast national Forest is adjacent to the Property with miles of hiking trails. We like Cyclone Look Out”
6 locals recommend
Rafting
“Glacier Guides and Montana Raft provides everything from guided hikes in the park, bicycle rentals, raft trips, etc. Their informative and trained guides can answer all your questions about park history and animal and plant identification, and tell local stories, all while leading you safely down the river or trail. ”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Once you go there, you will never be the same. Amazing wilderness with spectacular views. Be prepared. Tough hiking and wild animals. Bring bear spray and makes lots of noise.”
2 locals recommend
Campground
“Boat lunch, and grassy setting, but not good swimming- very muddy. Meet whitefish marine boat rentals here to put in, and cruise the lake for your own special location.”
5 locals recommend
Campground
“This is one of our families favorite places to go. It has a beach to swim at, cliffs to jump off for all ages and a rope swing at the south end of the lake. Boating is highly recommended here. It is a fantastic lake for kayaking and paddle boarding too. ”
3 locals recommend
Park
“This is a very clean and well cared for access to Flathead Lake. It is day use only with limited parking so get there early. It is worth the drive.”
4 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“From a zero-entry kiddie pool to a tall twisty waterslide, Woodland Water park is a great way to spend a hot summer afternoon.”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Woodland Park is fun for everyone year round! In the summer, enjoy long walks around the water features and playgrounds or splash away at the water park. In the winter there are two different skating rinks to choose from- a maintained one that does charge an entry fee or Woodland Park pond for free, if you don't mind the occasional bit of uneven ice!”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful new trails that connect Blacktail Mountain in Lakeside to Kalispell. ”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Kerr Dam in Polson is a concrete arch-type dam which stands at 204 feet high, which is 54 feet higher than Niagara Falls. A 1,000 foot boardwalk takes you down, right above the falls, where you can enjoy an amazing view of the canyon! In the spring and early summer, the spillway is fantastic. Is the first tribally owned major hydropower facility. ”
1 local recommends
Premise
“Close in, casual walk overlooking the swan river. Great place to head when you are downtown and need a quick nature fix. Also good little short cut for bikers headed out of town down the swan wanting to avoid the highway for just a bit longer.”
2 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends