With over 700 miles of trails and 1,583 square miles of wilderness, Glacier is a hiker’s haven for those looking to get into the remote country of the West. Its pristine bodies of water, rugged mountain ranges, alpine forests, and sprawling meadows make for views that seem too majestic to be real. Flathead Lake, just south of Glacier, is nearly 30 miles long and a hub for boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, and swimming in the summer months. The lake is surrounded by lively bars, restaurants, and numerous farms where you can pick fresh Flathead cherries. West Glacier is a hub for whitewater rafters looking for adventure on the Flathead River as well.
When you visit Glacier Country, plan to spend plenty of time outside, taking in the sights and sounds of pristine wilderness at its best.
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Post Date: 02/25/2020
When people come to Northwest Montana for Glacier National Park, they often wind up staying—or coming back—for the Flathead Valley. And the centerpiece of this wide-reaching basin is the aptly named Flathead Lake. As the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, Flathead Lake has a strong presence in...Read Article
Post Date: 04/21/2020
Even when you can’t leave home, it does your body and soul good to dream big. So why not travel—virtually, that is? From the comfort of your couch and the solace of your Instagram feed, find out how you can explore #VirtualMontana....Read Article
Post Date: 08/10/2021
Record high temperatures in Montana this summer don’t need to put a damper on an adventurous vacation. Between high alpine regions and plenty of river miles to go around, you can find a whole lot of ways to cool off, even when it gets hot. Here are a few of...Read Article