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.
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.
Flathead lake is known to be the largest freshwater lake on the west side of the Mississippi. Guests can cruise around the lake on a sailboat, swim or fish in the clear waters. There are several hotels and restaurants located all along the lakeside where guests can relax, unwind and savor the delicious local cuisine while also relishing some breathtaking views. This place is ideal for a great trip with friends in May when the cherry trees in the orchards around the lake are in bloom or a perfect family holiday in July or August when there are dozens of stands on the route offering the freshly harvested juicy fruits for sale.
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.
A very renowned landmark in the city, the Fisher House was the residential home of Reverend George McVey Fisher and his family. Constructed in the year 1892, the house is very well-preserved and is an exemplar of the Stick/Eastlake style of architecture. It is registered as a national historic place.
Ecologically rich and diverse, the Wild Horse Island State Park is one of the most loved destinations for hikers and outdoor lovers. The park is enveloped by the waters of the Flathead Lake and boasts a picturesque canvas of Prairie grasslands. The fauna is diverse and the park is home to animals like the bighorn sheep, bald eagles, falcons etc.