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Flathead National Forest

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

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I visited the Hungry Horse Damn/Recreational Area south of Galcier National Park. The scenery is spectacual, and there are no crowds like in the National Park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cropduster2153
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Waseca, Minnesota
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Waseca, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Hungry Horse Damn/Recreational Area south of Galcier National Park. The scenery is spectacual, and there are no crowds like in the National Park.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely forest and huge lake ..I cant get enough of the place..fishing is great .deer bars every were ,,some thing every one should see!

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Hamptonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

We drove around the east side of the lake into the forest, then took NF 115 dirt road all the way through the National Forest, coming out north of Polebridge, 16 miles from the Canadian border. The road takes you past several small lakes & primative campsite areas.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

It may not be as awesome as Glacier National Park, but it is beautiful and the hiking is terrific. We hiked a trail that took us to beautiful scenic overlooks and we could have gone on for days.

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Thank Rob H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

National Forest such as this are indeed a great American treasure. It was so thoughtful of our forefathers to have the vision to preserve nature for future generations. What a great way to spend a day observing the beauty of nature and wildlife sightings make it even that much better. Turn off the electronics and enjoy. Drive, hike or whatever.... More 

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Thank TAMAN1951
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I went on a hike with my family over the weekend from the Strawberry Lake trailhead to Wildcat Lake (and back). It was steep uphill almost the entire way, a little over 10 miles, but the views we took in were awesome! Aside from sopping wet shoes, I say it was worth every second 😉

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Thank Helena O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Next to beautiful Flathead Lake. I took four of our five children and we loved it. Stayed at new Hampton Inn. Trees are amazing. A must see part of Montana

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a nice place to visit like most places in Montana...You cannot go wrong with the beauty...so much to see

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The entire Flathead valley is amazing but spend some time exploring he trails in the national forest and enjoy the nature and peace. Recommend that you take some bear spray with you just in case

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Biking, hiking, taking your dog - a great way to enjoy the outdoors. I've hiked lot of these trails and they are well marked but do take a map and a book or write up on trail for the roads to get to the trail head and difficulty. Most everything around here has some up so always bring water and... More 

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