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The Whitefish Trail

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Beautifully Kept Trail with Plenty of Options

So glad we found this trail outside Whitefish. Small enough to easily climb to the summit, with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whitefish trail hike on Dollar Lake and Woods Lake trails.

So gorgeous and picturesque. A quiet walk in November, we were the only ones there. A couple of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we found this trail outside Whitefish. Small enough to easily climb to the summit, with great views, and back in a couple of hours. Met very friendly people. You'll see runners and mountain bikers, the latter of which were pretty courteous the day...More

Thank Mystic1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So gorgeous and picturesque. A quiet walk in November, we were the only ones there. A couple of spots to take pictures overlooking lakes. Easy hike.

Thank Lorie W
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We did the Lion Mountain section of the Whitefish trail. It is a very nice hike and not that difficult. This is a loop trail and enjoyable in that way. The trail a about 3 miles and there is one viewpoint.

Thank Mike_B52033
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This ride takes you along a packed single-track trail. We started at the Skyles Trailhead, just above Skyles Lake, about 7 miles west of Whitefish, MT. The parking area was small but uncrowded. There were two other vehicles there. The first stretch of the climb...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Its a nice walk, not too busy when we were there. Nothing stands out particularly. Pine forest, stream overlook, easy trail. Takes about 30 minutes.

Thank lawrenzo-DC
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is an easy trail that goes to a lookout about 500 feet above land below. Nice little hike for families with young kids and dogs. We enjoyed the easy hike after spending many days hiking in Glacier. Enjoy the hike.

Thank onemichael
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very nice trail well marked steady climb to top but not difficult path is nice wide GreT for walkers pet friendly and bikers use also

Thank mdrroberts
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We hiked a couple of trails off the The Whitefish Trail and were super impressed with the lay-out, the signage, the parking- everything!

1  Thank Romyzoe
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Great for hiking, running or biking and dog friendly. The trail system offers many different options all of which are close to Whitefish.

Thank Jesse H
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We rode on this trail twice and really enjoyed it. The views are gorgeous! Both of the trips we did have a lot of uphill riding which was tough for me having mountain biked only a couple times this season, but heading back downhill was...More

Thank Carlie C
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19 April 2017|
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Response from MontanaLaura | Reviewed this property |
Any of the Whitefish Trails can easily be a half day. I'd recommend either the Swift Creek Trail or one of the Beaver Lake Trails. Both of these have lake views. The Lion Mountain trail is great but shorter unless you take... More