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Address: , Bigfork, MT
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Activities: Ice skating
Description: A popular ice-skating lake during the winter.

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Unspoiled and Uncrowded BEAUTY

Beautiful. Fun! Relaxing. I love it here! We didn't have a boat but we had an inter tube, and the kids loved playing on that. The beach is rocky (not sandy) so bring your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Beautiful. Fun! Relaxing. I love it here! We didn't have a boat but we had an inter tube, and the kids loved playing on that. The beach is rocky (not sandy) so bring your folding chairs if you prefer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We just drove by the lake from Bigfork to Missoula. It is a beautiful drive and I am sure would be a wonderful recreational spot.

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Santa Monica
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Few noisy boats but generally quiet and peaceful. A family memorial service was held there and was very nice.

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Hamilton, Montana
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have been going there since 1958. It looks almost the same in 2015 . The plus is the drive, from Big Fork or Hwy 200 you will see wild life and it's a very senic. There is great fishing all around and boating on the lake is Zen.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Though there is no shortage of beautiful lakes in Montana, this has had my interest for several years. Having passed by it numerous time over the years, I have wanted to stop and really see it. Today was the day! Yes Swan Lake is another quaint village by a beautiful lake in a pristine setting and yet as unique as... More 

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bigfork,mt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a must see!! come during the summer and bring your family and a pic nic! Beautiful- clean- wonderful!

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Green Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Other than the water being very cold, visiting Swan Lake is a special week every year. We have friends from Missoula with us and we enjoy their company. Pretty area with lots to do in the surrounding area.

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Carrollton, tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake. We used the state park day use area. The picnic tables are all in good locations. There is a rocky beach front, but the rocks are small and smooth, not jagged. The water is clear and very cool (68 degrees on our august day). There were people biking, hiking, boating, and just floating and swimming.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love Swan Lake. Set in the Swan mountains and close to Glacier. Clear cold water, kayaking, canoeing, swimming. A nice little restaurant nearby. Nothing but nature. There is the Swan River across the lake, make sure you go up the river to see herons, eagles and all sorts of wildlife. Go in July and August when it is really warm.

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Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love Swan lake! My husband and I went there for our honeymoon and had a blast kayaking around the lake. Go there!

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