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Flathead Lake State Park

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Satisfying view and experience

We often visit this place because of its relaxing view. A great place for family to have a peaceful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Billings, Montana
I live here so don’t listen to me!

Flathead is a great place to visit in any season providing you are prepared. Ice fishing season is... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Missoula, Montana
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We often visit this place because of its relaxing view. A great place for family to have a peaceful and meaningful bond.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Meliols
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Flathead is a great place to visit in any season providing you are prepared. Ice fishing season is here and for a change we have ice this year-the past few years were much warmer!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gyrogyrloose
Reviewed January 27, 2019

a lot of different things to do around Glacier, a little googling near by parks and thought we would check it out, a quick boat ride and we were there, hiked for hours,the scenry from the top was awsome

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cstumpf1
Reviewed December 5, 2018

On a trip to move my daughter, stopped here on the way back home for a rest. The view of the lake was gorgeous.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rita A
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Flathead Lake is absolutely stunning and every park around it is the same. The State park does charge a small fee for use, but make a day of it with the family or friends. You won't be disappointed!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MelissaBlokzyl
Reviewed September 12, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed the Flathead Lake state park units. The units include Wayfarers State park, Yellow Bay State park, Finley Point State park, Big Arm State park and West Shore State Park. We spent about 30 minutes at each of the state park...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M J
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for nature for the whole family! Bring a float and a cooler or a boat! Great boat tours!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Craig O
Reviewed August 6, 2018

You'll be disappointed. Too choppy to do a lot and too cold. Place was dirty too! The people there were nasty and the water had a lot of gross stuff floating around! The host was exceptionally rude.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M M
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Great big lake with excellent fishing and a people on jet skis enjoying it. If you drive along the lake their are farmers with fresh cherry stands all over the place. Very beautiful! There are also little beaches and boat launches every few miles. Enjoy

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Todd S
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Couldn't be any more perfect, convenient and beautiful. What a gem! Spent the afternoon kayaking, swimming and building Cairns.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Liz P
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John F
July 15, 2018|
Response from lankwitz | Reviewed this property |
I could not tell for sure. Please ask that question directly to the park Service.
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Waksupi C | Reviewed this property |
I saw yesterday there is also a new business across from the Swan Lake Cafe renting canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, and boats.