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.
Whitefish City Beach is a great place to unwind with your family and friends on a clear sunny day. This little sandy place located near the lake's outflow offers a variety of water activities for its visitors. You can swim in the clear waters of the lake or go kayaking or paddleboarding for fun. The refreshment stand present here has some delicious items for you to eat while enjoying some splendid views of the lake and the snow-clad mountains around it. A shaded grass area, docks, gazebos, and picnic tables are few other features available for people visiting this place.
Whitefish Mountain Resort is tucked away in the lap of the picturesque Whitefish Mountain. The resort is home to several restaurants and bars, such as the Bierstube which features live music and Café Kandahar & Snug Bar, a cozy little café and bar. Regardless of the season, there are plenty of activities to be experienced here, including skiing, snowmobile tours, golf, mountain biking, and hiking. The lodging options feature snug chalets and cottages surrounded by a winter wonderland.
This park based on the shores of the charming Whitefish Lake is one of the favorite destinations for one-day picnickers and campers in Whitefish city. Located a few miles away from the city, it is also a base camp for adventure seekers hiking or biking on the Whitefish Trail. The tall tree cover and a pleasant breeze running over the calm waters of the lake make the atmosphere really pleasing for one and all here. Recreational activities like boating, swimming, waterskiing, and fishing add to the joy of the visitors at this park. The 25 campsites and a hike-bike campsite avail people to spend a night with a view of the pristine Whitefish Lake with the majestic mountain ranges in its background.
Covered with sand and gravel lakeshore, this park is located on the east shore of Whitefish Lake. People can swim in the clear waters of the lake or indulge in fun activities like kayaking, canoeing, or paddleboarding with the hired equipment available here. It is a dog-friendly place with a dedicated area for dogs and people accompanying them. The peaceful atmosphere of this place well complimented with a beautiful setting makes it an ideal picnic destination for everyone.
Located next to the historic Whitefish Depot train station, the Stumptown Museum is a great place to know the history of the area while in Whitefish. It is managed by the Stumptown Historical Society with a sheer motto of preserving the history of the city. Many artifacts related to the various aspects of this place like the railroad network, the street network, public services, social life, and architecture are on display here. Experienced local volunteers with extensive knowledge about the region and its history make it a perfect destination for visitors to know more about this pretty little city in the picturesque Flathead valley.
Experience one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Glacier National Park with sweeping views of waterfalls and glaciers. You can also see the Grinnell Lake which is full of floating icebergs from the receding glacier. During the day-long hike at the massive 300 acres (121 hectare) glacier, you will come across many species of wildlife that thrive in the park. This trail of moderate difficulty can be visited by people of all ages groups and is ideal for picnicking or just taking in the spectacular surroundings.
Going-to-the-Sun Road is a 'National Historic Landmark' and a 'Historic Civil Engineering Landmark'. It was built between 1921 to 1932 and spans 53 miles (85.30 kilometers). It treads through the Glacier National Park's wilderness and curves on mountainsides. It is among the difficult roads in the continent to snowplow, yet is a popular one. While traveling on this scenic road, you will come across interesting sights. These include the Lake McDonald, Weeping Wall, Jackson Glacier, Heavens Peak and Logan Pass.
Logan Pass is a mountain pass located in Glacier National Park. Situated at an elevation of 6,646 feet (2,026 meters), it is one of the most popular destinations for adventure seekers visiting the park. Take a guided hike through the pass to discover its stunning landscape and take in the stunning mountain views it has to offer. Wildlife enthusiasts can witness local residents of the forest such as bighorn sheep and mountain goats. Popular trails in the area include the Highline Trail and the Hidden Lake Trail.
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.
Dubbed the "Crown of the Continent Ecosystem" by famous explorer George Grinnell, Glacier National Park is a truly stunning slice of pristine American wilderness spread across more than one million acres. Over 1000 species of plants and hundreds of species of animals have made this park their home, occupying diverse ecosystems like crystal clear lakes and rough grassland. Once the site of massive glacial action, the park features towering mountains such as Going-to-the-Sun and Chief Mountain, impressive landmarks that rule over the untouched nature below. The region retains significant cultural ties to the Blackfeet Tribe, whose reservation lies to the East of the park's sweeping mountain range.