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Address: Bigfork, MT
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Description: An excellent bass fishing lake.

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Small but good food

Good service. Friendly staff. Can be crowded at meal times Nice outdoor seating I the summer Good food but not fancy

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Bigfork, Montana
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Bigfork, Montana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Good service. Friendly staff. Can be crowded at meal times Nice outdoor seating I the summer Good food but not fancy

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Bigfork, Montana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This restaurant is one of my favorite places in the lower Flathead Valley to go and have breakfast or dinner. They have a Salmon Omelet that is absolutely wonderful!

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
44 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was a stop on the way to Kalispell, MT. It was a ways back off the main hwy, not hard to find. This is a beautiful lake with lots of birds. We saw a Bald Eagle, egrets and Canadian Geese. There is a nice easy trail that borders the shoreline that is also worth taking. The best event was... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A hidden gem. Worth searching out. Best French toast. You will not need lunch after eating breakfast at this cute cafe

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Missoula, Montana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Just follow the signs to the state boat launch area and paddle around the lake. Many private house surround the lake so you have to watch out for motor boats. There are free PFDs available for the kids and a host.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This little cafe is always busy because it is so good and the prices are very reasonable. The breakfast menu is very expansive and includes some very interesting selections. The portions are ample and the service is friendly and efficient. You can't go wrong at this local favorite.

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Livingston, Montana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a great alternative to other lakes or streams in the area that get too cold. Echo Lake is clean and beautiful, worth driving to. Also, this is on the way to Jewel Basin, a trailhead to awesome hiking trails.

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Cheyenne, WY
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

During our MT vacation, we rented a boat and took family out on Echo Lake. It's not huge like small ocean they call Flathead (which is outrageously cool), but it was very enjoyable and quaint. Outside of a few small pieces of litter, it was very clean. We've been to many parks and lakes where we end up packing out... More 

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California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It is a hidden gem and the homes in the area are charming. If you go, you have to stop in at the Echo Lake Cafe. It is crowded and there is usually a wait, but for good reason. Amazing food. I dare you to try and eat a "full Stack" of pancakes!!!!!

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Olds, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have been going to echo lake every summer since before I could walk. It is an awesome place to vacation. The lake is very warm in july/august usually getting over 80F. It can get a lot of boat/waterski traffic in the summer months because it is a very popular vacation spot for us canadians. Exploring the lake you will... More 

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