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Flathead Lake State Park

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Address: Kalispell, MT
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+1 406-752-5501
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Quiet spot -- no crowds

We stopped by this park during our recent visit to Montana and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful scenery and peaceful surroundings. The fall foliage is amazing and the lake was so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 23, 2016
Sykesville, Maryland
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Sykesville, Maryland
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stopped by this park during our recent visit to Montana and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful scenery and peaceful surroundings. The fall foliage is amazing and the lake was so calm and serene. Clean air, clear water, wildlife sightings, and fantastic views - what more can you ask for?! We will definitely be returning to this park in the summer... More 

Thank oibwed2011
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had a picnic lunch here, and hiked. It was much less crowded than Glacier National Park, and still very pleasant.

1 Thank batbirdbug
Rochester, NY
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281 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We stopped by here for a walk after dinner and watched the sunset. Really nice park. Fun to do on a week night without spending too much money. People were grilling out and it was a Wednesday night!

1 Thank jenhaught
Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this park on a hot mid September day. We had the entire shore to ourselves at 5PM. The view was spectacular. The air was refreshing and the environment was eerily quiet. We even saw a few fishes swimming close to shore since the water is so clean.

Thank Kqt2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Lake! Good for boats, kayak or canoe. Also, walking trail paths for dogs. This lake is located in Kalispell Montana. There are couple lakes that a must see as well. Swan Lake and Bigfork Bay😍

1 Thank zepheline2006
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

There are a five parks (I think) that make up the Flathead State Park, **First things first: if you are coming from out of state, and planning to stay more then 3 nights, BUY A STATE PARK PASS for $35 and camping costs $18 instead of $28 so you save money. West Shore State park and Campground We didn't wind... More 

1 Thank SupermanRockstar
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Took a trip out to this park and to the lakes, very good photo opportunities and views were increadible

Thank Barbara S
Banff, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Less crowded than in Glacier National Park. Great lake. Easier place to walk around. The weather was beautiful in August. A great relief from the hot Florida sun

Thank fabfoura
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great spot for swimming, paddle board,and picnic. Restrooms and picnic tables on site as well as rentals for tubes and paddle boards. Can be crowded; go early!

Thank Joanne R
Beaverton, Oregon
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We were driving around and found this gem and stopped a state park and hiked around. Would have stayed longer but was getting late.

Thank David S

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