Surrounded by breathtaking mountains, the Whitefish Lake is a natural gem. The lake was named after the large population of mountain whitefish that was found here. Today, this waterbody is the home of lake whitefish, rainbow trout and brook trout to name a few. Tourists and locals frequent this spot for boating, fishing as well as hiking around the nearby trails is a popular activity.
An oasis of the city, Herron Park delights visitors with picturesque views of the Foys Lake and its environs. Lined with pine trees, the park has winding trails that make for a great hiking route. Many outdoor enthusiasts also explore this trail on a mountain bike and it's also quite famous for horseback riding.
The Conrad Mansion is a beautifully kept home dating back to 1895. The home of the Conrad family, the mansion is distinct in its architectural design, interiors and includes exhibits of old furnishings and home decor. Visitors coming to this home and museum can take a look into life as it once existed here in Montana.
A verdant expanse occupying the heart of the city, Woodland Park is Kalispell's beloved public park. It delights visitors with its natural allure that includes a picturesque pond, carefully manicured lawns, peacefully wandering ducks, towering trees, and enchanting birdsongs. The park is also a treat during winters when the pond takes on the role of an ice rink.
The Northwest Montana History Museum is a hot spot for students, not just from Central School, but also from schools in the neighborhood. From significant artifacts to interesting items of historical importance, this museum has left no stones unturned, when it comes to Kalispell's history and culture.
Lone Pine State Park is a wonderful place to explore the great outdoors. Overlooking the Flathead Valley, it has trails for horse riding, mountain biking, hiking, and snowshoeing. It also features interpretive displays, a visitor center, wildlife viewing, a beach, and a campsite. Scattered picnic areas and tables offer idyllic spots for al fresco dining. Families and friends can gather under the shade of towering pines, enjoying picnics while relishing the expansive views of the Flathead Valley below.
Located in a tranquil corner of Whitefish, the O’Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center is a grandiose events center that caters to diverse events. From the time it has opened its doors, the center hosts a plethora of events including concerts, gigs, live musicals, theatrical performances, dance shows as well as literary events like poetry recitals. The O’Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center is furnished with modern facilities that ensure a smooth functioning of the events happening here.
The Rebecca Farm is an Equestrian facility built by the Broussard family in the loving memory of Rebecca Broussard. Rebecca was herself a passionate rider and she nurtured a passion for the sport; she worked towards encouraging budding riders and envisioned bringing them shoulder to shoulder with their international counterparts. Rebecca Farm is a 640 acre (250 hectare) of land, completely dedicated to Equestrian competitions, and The Event is their major equestrian triathlon held in the highest regards in United States. It is through The Event that selections for 2012 London Olympics were arrived upon. The course of the farm is applauded by several international and national riders, and it is regarded as one of the most thoughtfully-designed courses of the nation. Spectator are allowed to enjoy certain tournaments without any fee here. Check website for details and events schedule.