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Bird watching at Ninepipe refuge with the Mission mountains in the background Copyright Mike Humphrey

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'Bowman Lake'
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Bowman Lake fall colors.

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Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge
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Reflection of the south end of the Mission Mountains Copyright Mike Humphrey

Glacier National Park
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Montana's Glacier Country Region Parks


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State Wildlife Management Areas
8
trails
1
building
1
National Wildlife Area
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National Recreation Area
6
National Forests
5
National Wildlife Refuges
1
State Fish Hatchery
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National Park
5
locales
15
State Parks
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State Forests

Parks in this region are near these Montana Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
KALISPELL
MISSOULA

Beavertail Hill State Park
One-half mile of the park is located on the Clark Fork River that provides terrific fishing and floating opportunities. You can camp and go on a one-hour walking nature trail through a thick canopy of cottonwoods. There are interpretive programs in the amphitheatre on Friday evenings during the ........more >
Big Hole National Recreation Trail
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Bitterroot National Forest
The Bitterroot National Forest occupies 1.6 million acres in the Northern Rocky Mountains, surrounding the Bitterroot Valley in west central Montana and a portion of the Selway River drainage in east central Idaho. National Forest lands begin in the foothills above the Bitterroot River Valley and extend ........more >
Bitterroot State Wildlife Management Area Calf Creek Segment
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Clearwater State Forest
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Coal Creek State Forest
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Council Grove State Park
This park marks the site of the 1855 council between Isaac Stevens and the Flathead, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreille Indians. Here the Indians signed the Hellgate Treaty and relinquished their ancestral hunting grounds in exchange for a reservation in the Mission Valley. There are 186.9 acres making up ........more >
Danny on Memorial National Recreation Trail
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Elk Mountain National Recreation Trail
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Flathead Lake State Park - Big Arm Unit
Flathead is the largest natural freshwater lake in the western United States. Twenty eight miles long and 15 miles wide, Flathead Lake is renowned for its fishing. Wild Horse Island, a 2,163 acre wilderness area on the west shore of the lake, is home to bald eagles, bighorn sheep, and wild horses. On ........more >
Flathead Lake State Park - Finley Point Unit
Finley Point is located in a secluded, mature pine forest near the south end of Flathead Lake. Finley Point offers 16 sites with fire ring and grills, campfire wood, utilities, boat slips, boat mooring, boat sewage dump, picnic tables, trash cans, drinking water, and a golf course. There are three ........more >
Flathead Lake State Park - West Shore Unit
West Shore is located in a mature forest overlooking Flathead Lake. The park's glacially-carved rock outcrops give spectacular views of Flathead Lake and the Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges. The shoreline is rocky, and fishing and boating are popular. The campground is located above the lake in a ........more >
Flathead Lake State Park - Wild Horse Island Unit
The largest island in the largest freshwater lake Flathead Lake west of Minnesota. Wild Horse Island has been a landmark since the Salish-Kootenai Indians were reported to have used it to pasture horses to keep them from being stolen by other tribes. The park is noted for its wildlife including bighorn ........more >
Flathead Lake State Park - Yellow Bay Unit
Yellow Bay is in the heart of the famous Montana sweet cherry orchards. Cherry blossoms color the hillsides during spring. In the summer, cherries can be purchased at nearby roadside stands or U-Pick orchards. The park includes Yellow Bay Creek and a wide, gravelly beach. Among its attractions are ........more >
Flathead National Forest
Stretching along the west side of the continental divide from the US Canadian border south approximately 120 miles lies the 2.3 million acre Flathead National Forest. The landscape is built from block fault mountain ranges sculpted by glaciers, and covered with a rich thick forest.ltbrgtltbrgtRecreation ........more >
Flathead National Forest Supervisors Office
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Fort Owen State Park
Built of adobe and logs, Fort Owen is the site of the first permanent white settlement in Montana. Father Pierre DeSmet came to the area in 1841 and established St. Mary's Mission among the Flathead Indians. In 1850, Major John Owen established the fort as a regional trade center. Period furnishings ........more >
Frenchtown Pond State Park
This five-acre, spring-fed lake has a maximum depth of about ten feet. A variety of fish-sunfish, bass and bullhead provide fair catches during the summer. Frenchtown Pond is also a favorite place to practice boardsailing, kayaking, canoeing, and snorkeling. The park covers 41 acres at 3,169 feet elevation ........more >
Glacier National Park
Glacier preserves over 1,000,000 acres of forests, alpine meadows, and lakes. Its diverse habitats are home to over 70 species of mammals and over 260 species of birds. The spectacular glaciated landscape is a hikers paradise containing 700 miles of maintained trails that lead deep into one of the largest ........more >
Holland Falls National Recreation Trail
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Kaniksu National Forest
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Kootenai National Forest
Located in the extreme northwest corner of Montana, bordered on the north by Canada and on the west by Idaho, lies the The Kootenai National Forest. Of the total 2.2 million acres, 50,384 are in the State of Idaho. Mountainous, rugged terrain runs north/south through the center of the Forest. High ........more >
Lake Mary Ronan State Park
Lake Mary Ronan State Park offers 27 sites no hook-ups, boating with boating ramp. Just seven miles west of Flathead Lake off the beaten path and shaded by Douglas-fir and western larch, this park provides a quiet opportunity to pick huckleberries, hunt mushrooms, and spot interesting birds. Trails ........more >
Lake Mary Ronan State Park Campground
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Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge Airport
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Lewis and Clark National Forest - Rocky Mountain Division
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Little Bitterroot Lake State Park Recreation Site
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Lolo National Forest
Located in the quotbig sky countryquot of Montana, lies the Lolo National Forest. The Forest surrounds the western Montana community of Missoula. The crest of the Bitterroot Mountains divides Montana from Idaho and serve as the forestaposs western boundary. The Continental Divide through the Scapegoat ........more >
Lone Pine State Park
The park offers a self-guided nature trail and several informal hiking trails, as well as horse trails and an archery range. There are three scenic overlooks that provide views from Flathead Lake to Big Mountain Ski Area. One of the overlook trails is designed for the mobility impaired. The visitor ........more >
Mount Marston National Recreation Trail
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Murray Springs State Fish Hatchery
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Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge
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Pablo National Wildlife Refuge
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Placid Lake State Park
Located on a branch of the Clearwater River, Placid Lake is known for its good trout fishing and smooth water. A number of facilities are provided for camping, picnicking, boating and swimming. Interpretive panels give an account of the early-day logging practices attested to by the massive western ........more >
Pulpit Mountain National Recreation Trail
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Rattlesnake National Recreation Area
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Rattlesnake National Recreation Site
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Ravalli National Wildlife Refuge
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Salmon Lake State Park
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Stillwater State Forest
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Sula State Forest
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Sun River National Wildlife Refuge
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Swan River National Wildlife Refuge
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Swan River State Forest
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Thompson Falls State Park Campground
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Thompson River State Forest
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Threemile State Wildlife Management Area
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Two Medicine-Elk Calf Mountain National Recreation Trail
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Wayfarers State Park
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Whitefish Divide-Smokey Range National Recreation Trail
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Whitefish Lake State Park
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Whitefish Lake State Park Campground
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