Located in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana, Whitefish is nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park. Each season offers breathtaking opportunity to experience the millions of acres of mountains, forests lakes and rivers that surround town in every direction. Downtown Whitefish is filled with locally-owned shops and restaurants that reflect the region with handcrafted goods and locally-sourced food. The broad selection of lodging options seek to make guests feel comfortable with a friendly demeanor that is classic Whitefish style.
The peaks of Glacier National Park are the backdrop for winter adventure. Home to world-class skiing and snowboarding at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish also offers cross country skiing, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing and snowcat skiing. Snuggle up for a horse drawn sleigh ride, or pretend to be an Iditarod musher on a dog sledding expedition. Off-snow adventures abound with fitness studios, ice skating, great shopping and dining.
Spring is the secret season in Whitefish when the snowplows start to make their way up the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, revealing a scenic bike ride or casual hike before the road opens to cars. Rent a paddleboard or kayak to float lazily down the Whitefish River as it meanders through town. The Whitefish Trail is in prime condition for hiking and mountain biking as spring blooms line the trail.
Seemingly endless daylight gives ample time to experience Whitefish. Millions of acres of protected state and federal lands surround Whitefish, offering miles and miles of recreational activities. For water enthusiasts, a variety of lakes and rivers provide ample opportunities to kayak, paddleboard, raft and fish. Live music, festivals and the weekly Farmers Market round out fun-filled days.
Fall is prime time in Whitefish. Sunny and warm with trails waiting to be explored and rivers and lakes to paddle on with hardly another soul in sight. The western larch turn a brilliant gold and snow dusts the high peaks, providing a breathtaking view for hiking, biking and paddling around Whitefish and in Glacier National Park. Indulge culinary senses when local farms celebrate the harvest with farm-to-table dinners.
The Whitefish Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm, with additional Saturday hours between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Stop in at 307 Spokane Ave or call 877-862-3548 to speak to a local expert!
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Whitefish Convention & Visitors Bureau
307 Spokane Ave., Whitefish, MT 59937
231 First St. Ste G, Whitefish, MT 59937
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