Largest U.S. natural fresh water lake west of the Mississippi; fishing, swimming, sailing, campgrounds, cruises, charter guide service, rentals.
Glacier National Park
Spectacular mountains; glacial lakes, 48 glaciers, hiking trails, scenic 52-mile Going-to-the-Sun Road over Continental Divide at 6,650 ft. Logan Pass. Interpretive walks, boat cruises, rentals: horseback riding, rafting, fishing, camping, accommodations.
Hungry Horse Dam/Reservoir
center, fishing, campgrounds, boating, picnic areas on 50 plus mile reservoir.
Flathead National Forest
2 million plus acres w/recreational resorts, campgrounds, picnic sites, many lakes, boat launches, hiking, snowmobiling, horseback riding, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting.
National Bison Range:
2 self-guided driving tours
to view bison, elk, deer, antelope, wildlife in natural habitat. Visitor center. Interpretive talks.
Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex
A million acres of natural mountain scenery including 2
national wild/scenic rivers. Hiking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, guide services.
St. Ignatius Mission
Historic church built in 1891 by Jesuits w/Indian help: exquisite murals, frescoes. Free admission.
25 lakes/35 mi. of trails in this hiking-only Forest Service area 15 miles east of Kalispell. Alpine flowers, wildlife, fishing, camping.
Completely restored home of Charles Conrad; authentic example of turn-of-the-century architecture on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hockaday Museum of Art
The Flathead Valleyís premier center for art and culture. Three exhibition galleries plus an outstanding museum shop featuring the work of Montana artists and crafts people. Located in the beautifully restored Carnegie Library building listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Historical Walking Tour of Kalispell
Many of Kalispellís largest residences and prominent business buildings were constructed during the prosperous years of the early 1900s and 1910s. Quite a number of them were designed by local architects. A detailed brochure with a map for a self-guided walking tour allows you to observe the physical evidence of Kalispellís history. The brochure is available at the Chamber of Commerce and many local businesses
Picturesque city park, placid lagoon filled with swans, geese, ducks, turtles, aviary, rose gardens, playground, picnic tables, horseshoe pits, fitness track, swimming pool. Ice skating in winter.
Lone Pine State Park
Visitor center, self-guided nature trails, trail for handicapped, picnic area, equestrian trail, excellent view of valley. Overlooks Kalispell.