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Plan your next trip to the stunning lakeside location of Flathead Lake. This large natural lake is located on the northwest side of Montana and is known to be the largest natural freshwater lake on the west of the Missouri River in the United States of America. This lake has an extensive history dating back to the last interglacial era and it is now the remnant of an ancient and massive glacial dammed lake that used to be called Lake Missoula. The lake is situated on the mainline of the Flathead River and it was dammed by Kerr Dam in 1930 on Polson Bay. One of the many things this lake is known for is that it's considered to be the cleanest lake in the populated world.Vacation Rentals in Flathead Lake
Being located amid nature, you will be able to find plenty of rental properties with stunning views of Flathead Lake. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your coffee with the view of the lake. Have friends over for a dip in your private pool or a nice Saturday lunch on your patio. Cozy up on the sofa in front of the fireplace during a cold winter night. These are just some of the memories you could be making with accommodation in Flathead Lake.
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The area and getting around
You can make your trip to Flathead Lake quite easily with several modes of transportation. The closest airport to the area can be found at the Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) which is located just a short 30-minute drive away in Kalispell, Montana. This airport has year-round direct flights to main cities all around the nation. You will find routes operated by Delta, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and many more carriers.Where to eat in Flathead Lake
You will be able to choose from a handful of restaurant options in Flatland Lake. Whether you are looking for traditional American cuisine or something more exotic, there are plenty of options to satisfy your appetite. One of the fanciest restaurants in the area can be found at Beargrass Bistro. Here you will have fine dining in a comfortable atmosphere. The menu features locally sourced foods and seasonal dishes. On the other hand, for a more casual dining experience, check out Flathead Lake Brewing Company. Located on the shores of Flathead Lake this restaurant features house-made local brews and pub food such as burgers and fries.
Travelers and activities
You will find out that the Flathead National Forest has a stunning natural landscape to explore. From three wilderness areas, two ski areas, a gorgeous mountain range, as well as lakes and rivers there are plenty of ways to explore the outdoors. Head to Wild Horse Island if you want to enjoy some swimming, sailing and hiking. Here you will be able to spot horses, sheep, osprey, bald eagles, mule deer and coyotes. If you are a Golf enthusiast then Eagle Bend Golf Club is where you want to be. With a 27-hole championship course and a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains, this is a great place for a round of golf.Flathead Lake for family activities
If you plan to make your vacation in Flathead Lake with your entire family, these activities will be ideal. Get on a horse to discover the surroundings of Flathead Lake. The High County Trail Rides has over 800 acres of trails to explore and provide the instructions you need to have a safe and wonderful time. Another fun activity is jetskiing on the lake. On a sunny day, head to the lake and race each other at 45 miles per hour on one of the rentable jet skis.
Did you know that when they installed the dam it raised the water level of Flathead Lake by ten feet?
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The community of Bigfork is the ideal place for an afternoon filled with strolling, shopping, and dining. Here you will be able to find boutiques, restaurants and cafes.2. Swan Mountain Outfitters
Explore the outdoors of Flathead Lake with local outfitters. Here you will be able to enjoy horseback-riding trips, fishing tours, guided hunting excursions, and wagon rides in the countryside.3.Try to Find Lake Monsters
The local legend says that the lake is inhabited by the monster Flessie. Native American folklore tells the story of antlers in the ice of the lake which were spotted by passersby.4.Glacier National Park
Explore the flora and fauna of the area. This stunning park has nature trails that will allow you to walk to viewing points and picnic areas.5. Blacktail Mountain Ski Area
Slip into your skis or grab aboard for this fun activity. Here you will find one of the best slopes in the area for a day out on the snow.