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Address: , Whitefish, MT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A scenic hiking area which offers berrypicking.

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Spectular scenery and very few people

Beautiful scenery and hiking. We enjoyed the wide open spaces, ranches, wildlife, valleys and mountains.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Kinston, NC
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Kinston, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful scenery and hiking. We enjoyed the wide open spaces, ranches, wildlife, valleys and mountains.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Breathtaking views-we drove through twice on our way to and from Whitefish we'd love to stop and explore more next time!

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you plan to hike remember to pack accordingly!! Talk to the ranger service if you need suggestions. Otherwise a beautiful drive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This park and the Flathead Lake are beautiful. We enjoyed walking around in the area and going out on the water.

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Bradenton, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was a nice relatively traffic-free drive along the North Fork Flathead River outside Glacier National Park. Follow the road which turns to gravel for a few miles then on to Polebridge and the Polebridge Merchantile where you will find the best bakery ever - in the middle of nowhere.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It was raining a bit when we were there, but I can't explain the beautiful smells that were in the air. We just kept walking to take it in, and usually I complain about walking to much. Great area

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is a beautiful ride. It takes you up the east side of Flathead Lake. The road passes through pristine forest, replete with wild life, numerous lakes and small, lakeside towns. A great way to go if heading to Kalispell, Glacier National Park or Bigfork. A good alternative to going I 90 andthrough Missoula.

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Tarzana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

To many, Northwest Montana means Glacier National Park. And deservedly so. But on my yearly trips to Whitefish to visit family, with kids....and dog....in tow, I looked for other options (Glacier does not allow dogs.). In ten years of trips with four hikes each visit, we barely scratched the surface. The unspoiled beauty of the Flathead National Forest made an... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a great place to visit and see the woods. Easy access. Great place to see native plants. We enjoyed out time in the big woods.

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Cuba, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a place to go for anyone who needs to get away from the stress's of life. The views, the streams, the trails, it was just overwhelming to the senses to see such beauty. I could write a book about it, but without seeing a visiting it first hand you would never understand. Diffidently on my to do list... More 

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