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Beautiful forest! Super close to glacier

We camped here with the kids and it was incredible! Beautiful lake to kayak and a great hike up to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra C
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Beautiful Country

Flathead National Forest encompasses a large territory adjacent to Glacier National Park. We... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Theresa C
Allendale, New Jersey
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A scenic hiking area which offers berrypicking.
Whitefish, MT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I started this hike, It seemed that it must have been established by goats because it was so steep. But it had been a horse trail. It is only the first half mile that is steep, after that it is much more moderate. But...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to get away from the crowds at the national park. Plenty of good trails with varying distances and difficulties. Don't know how much damage the current fires there are doing. I recommend Stanton Lake hike which is about 4.5 miles round trip, moderate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camped here with the kids and it was incredible! Beautiful lake to kayak and a great hike up to a waterfall! Definitely great for day use or for camping!

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Flathead National Forest encompasses a large territory adjacent to Glacier National Park. We enjoyed this beautiful place by taking a lift to the top of Whitefish Mountain (where there is a forest service nature center in the Summit Mountain House and opportunities to hike on...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The Flathead National Forest contains some of the pristine lake, rivers & creeks anywhere in the world. The mountain sides are plush with foliage providing a wonderful habitat for animals and humans alike!

2  Thank 172jeanneb
Reviewed March 22, 2018

If you ever come to MT, this is one of the best places to visit, any season, any reason. Flat out beautiful, you could get lost here, never seems busy.

1  Thank crazyhorse2007
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is one opportunity you shouldn't miss! Whether you're cycling or driving your car, going up to the Hungry Horse Dam is an experience, We have always cycled, parking our van at the ranger station in Hungry Horse, and then cycling up the hill to...More

2  Thank Stedwill
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Loved our trip into the Flathead . We spent a week camping and hiking in July. Great place to get away from the crowds in Glacier.

1  Thank Nan59937
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Flathead forest and lake are beautiful. We were told the lake is the largest lake west of the Mississippi. Unfortunately during our visit the smoke from the forest fires kept us from enjoying it to its fullest,

1  Thank sdlemmonds
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The area is very isolated. Take what you need for the day. You will find no stores, gas or food. Bear spray and a hand gun I would strongly recommend. Make sure you fuel tank is full before heading to spotted bear. No cell service...More

2  Thank msb345
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Jay O
July 10, 2017|
Response from terrance T | Reviewed this property |
much better view about same travel time look out for deer and elk
Kelli R
June 21, 2016|
Response from Joannie B | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about dog friendly restaurants in Whitefish/Kalispell. Best bet would be to call whatever restaurant you might be interested in and check directly with them. As far as GNP with a dog, check with the park... More