We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Flathead National Forest

Whitefish, MT
Review Highlights
So glad we came

This area has everything! So peaceful, so serene. We got great pictures and met locals and visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
via mobile
Worth the trip

Great hiking and driving. Well maintained roads, clean and a pleasant place to be. Get there late... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Read all 51 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
A scenic hiking area which offers berrypicking.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Whitefish, MT
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has everything! So peaceful, so serene. We got great pictures and met locals and visitors alike. Once is not enough. We will be back

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hiking and driving. Well maintained roads, clean and a pleasant place to be. Get there late and see the stars.

Thank Jimc82
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This area, and forest is absolutely beautiful!! Be prepared as you explore, as the weather can change quickly. Also bring bear spray, as there are Black, and Grizzly bears

Thank kimmers_in_mt
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Teriable don't come never enough berrys on the north side. The grouse hunting takes at least 2 hours to get your limit.

Thank terrance T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Not only gorgeous in the summer and fall but also in the winter months. Very accessible. It is nice for families, on your own or with friends. There is a spectacular view of the ski area from Whitefish and if you take the ski lift...More

2  Thank annegentry31
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We always stop to see the dam on each trip, just think they are amazing. Looking forward to snowmobile up the other side!

1  Thank mike t
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Forest is absolutely beautiful, well kept and just amazing! Take your camera because you will need it to document all the beauty and wildlife too!

1  Thank TigerLilyTuck
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband & I took a recent trip to Montana and decided to drive up to Moose Lake in Flathead National Forest. Thank goodness for 4WD, because we hit some snow near the lake. We had the entire lake to ourselves and the view was...More

2  Thank oibwed2011
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We saw the sign to the dam so we decided to go take a look. Wow, what a beautiful and large lake. We ended up driving all the way around it. Word of warning: Only the first 10 miles are paved. The rest of the...More

1  Thank Todd S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

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.

2  Thank Cropduster2153
Nearby Restaurants
Echo Lake Cafe
265 reviews
18.35 km away
Pocketstone Cafe
364 reviews
20.20 km away
Burgertown Dairy Freeze
52 reviews
20.03 km away
Woods Bay Grill
50 reviews
18.58 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bigfork Summer Playhouse
99 reviews
20.24 km away
Swan Mountain Outfitters Day Tours
138 reviews
20.96 km away
Swan River Nature Trail
31 reviews
20.68 km away
Swan Mountain Llama Trekking
8 reviews
20.96 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jay O
10 July 2017|
Response from terrance T | Reviewed this property |
much better view about same travel time look out for deer and elk
Kelli R
22 June 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
16 May 2015|
Response from CATTSAR | Reviewed this property |
Check the web site. The management office is in Whitefish, they can better answer your questions. Sorry I can't be of more help.