On the Trail in Bigfork

On the Trail in Bigfork

Before it empties into mighty Flathead Lake, the final mile of the Swan River cascades over rocks and boulders, creating what is known as the “Wild Mile”. Spring snowmelt creates class III and IV rapids for kayakers who come to compete in May’s annual Whitewater...
A Hiking Jewel

A Hiking Jewel

Its proper name is the Jewel Basin Hiking Area, but to Bigfork area hikers, it’s simply “The Jewel”. This area is a true gem for hikers, fishermen, photographers or anyone looking forward to a day of spectacular views, clear lakes and meadows of wildflowers. With more...
Watery Playground

Watery Playground

Flathead Lake is 28 miles long and up to 15 miles wide with 128 miles of shoreline. It’s big (the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi). It’s beautiful. And there’s a lot to see and do both on the water and along the shore. The Swan River enters the...