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Evening hike with the family

Spent a couple of hours on the hike. It is a four mile roundtrip hike with a gentle incline at some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark A
Pleasant walk along the river

The Swan River Nature Trail has been a locals and tourist staple for years. It is easily accessed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wdrtravel
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Bigfork, Montana
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  • Average3%
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“an easy walk” (6 reviews)
“swan river” (25 reviews)
“your eyes” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Grand Dr., Bigfork, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of hours on the hike. It is a four mile roundtrip hike with a gentle incline at some points. Half my family walked it in flip flops (slippers if your from the islands). Beautiful scenery along the Swan River - it is...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swan River Nature Trail has been a locals and tourist staple for years. It is easily accessed from "downtown" Bigfork and is pet friendly. Parking right at the beginning of the trail is a little limited and in the high tourist season, may require...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river road is wide, has trees for shade and benches to sit on and rest houses. It is flat walking and the Swan River can be seen from the road. People who walk the road usually wave and smile.

Thank ron44carol
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This walk, which follows the Swan River, is a beautiful as they come. This year the snow melt-off was massive so the resulting river level, volume, and rapids were equally incredible. Watch of the small sign on the trail which points to the "Big Rock"....More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

It had rained a little bit this morning but still a great walk. We took one of the side trails and it took us right down to the river. Beautiful!

Thank Jamiemc7
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

I love this trail which takes you in or out of Bigfork village. Its an easy walk or nice bicycle ride - just 2 miles one way. There are places to have a picnic along the way and river access to get your feet wet....More

Thank PegMt
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this hike on a beautiful day, 65 degrees along the river. Enjoyed listening to nature and spending time together talking about life. This is a great, easy flat trail to enjoy nature & conversation.

Thank KHForever
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This was a great afternoon outing. It is easy for just about any activity level and even if you walk all the way out and back it is still just about 4 miles. The trail is wide and comfortable without any inclines and has obviously...More

Thank CATTSAR
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Super easy walk along the Swan River with amazing scenery and tranquility. Beautiful in March with snow on the mountains. Check this out if you're in the area.

Thank RickFromSD
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The Swan river nature walk is a beautiful hike that takes you right along the river. It's very accessible and family friendly!

Thank 773ron
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