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The Best Hiking in Bigfork

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Top hiking spots in and near Bigfork

  • Bigfork, Montana

    Aneas Loop

    2.77 mi / 207 ft gain
    Aneas Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bigfork, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Hike to Summit of Mount Aeneas

    4.7
    6 mi / 1700 ft gain
    This hike can easily be overlooked since it is in such a geographically rich area, with Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness so close, but it is absolutely a hidden gem that doesn't get enough attention. Mount Aeneas sits at just over 7,500 feet and from the summit it gives amazi...
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Backpack to Black Lake

    7 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Begin at Camp Misery (elev. 5,717 ft). This is a total misname by the way! It should be titled Camp On The Way To Awesomeness! Anyway, head .6 miles on Trail 8 to the intersection of trail. From here turn right on Trail 68 and hike .7 miles until the intersection where you turn right on Trail 7 f...
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Backpack to Clayton Lake

    9 mi / 1500 ft gain
    From the Camp Misery Trailhead (elev. 5,717 ft) take the left Trail 8 for .6 miles. At the junction continue left for a 1.3 mile gently ascent into Jewel Basin. Nearing Twin Lakes continue left on Trail 7 for .6 miles until you reach Trail 55. Continue right, and make sure that after a short .3 m...
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  • Bigfork, Montana

    Alpine Big Hawk Trail

    17.68 mi / 3031 ft gain
    Alpine Big Hawk Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Hungry Horse, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Birch Lake Trail

    6.23 mi / 961 ft gain
    Birch Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Flathead Lookout

    5.0
    2.4 mi / 666 ft gain
    Flathead Lookout is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Tongue Mountain Trail

    24.02 mi / 5315 ft gain
    Tongue Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Bigfork, Montana

    Aeneas Creek Trail

    6.16 mi / 1014 ft gain
    Aeneas Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Bigfork, Montana

    Explore Graves Creek Falls

    Graves Creek Falls are a series of pleasant waterfalls viewable without much effort. To get here From Hungry Horse drive south on the West Side Road (Forest Road 895) 33.6 miles to the Graves Creek Campground. From here turn right into the campground, park and take a short walk of a couple hundre...
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Notch Trail, Overlook Trail, and Plum Creek Road Loop

    3.85 mi / 801 ft gain
    Notch Trail, Overlook Trail, and Plum Creek Road Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Western Larch and Cliff Trail Loop

    2.77 mi / 656 ft gain
    Western Larch and Cliff Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Flathead County, Montana

    Hike to Blaine Mountain

    7.3 mi / 2350 ft gain
    To reach the trailhead for this hike, it is about an hour's drive from nearby Kalispell. You will drive around Hungry Horse Reservoir on the West Side Road, and turn off onto Doris Creek Road. Be sure NOT to get this mistaken with the nearby Doris Ridge Road. Once turning onto Doris Creek Road, i...
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  • Bigfork, Montana

    Hike to Bond Lake

    5.0
    11.6 mi / 2300 ft gain
    From Kalispell, head south towards Swan Lake along Highway 83 until a sign for Bond Creek Trailhead is located on the east side oft the road near mile marker 71. Turning onto Forest Service Road #680 and after 1.5 miles, turning on FS Road #9507, the trailhead will be 2.3 miles after the intersec...
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  • Dayton, Montana

    Kayak to Wild Horse Island

    5.0
    There are many boat ramps to access Flathead Lake, but the closest location to Wild Horse Island is Dayton, MT. Dayton offers easy access with only about a 1-hour paddle to the island for the novice kayakers. Unfortunately, the boat ramp in Dayton does not have room for parking, thus it is only a...
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  • Evergreen, Montana

    Doris Mountain via Doris Ridge Trail

    6.28 mi / 1670 ft gain
    Doris Mountain via Doris Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Kalispell, Montana.
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