While located in the summer at Marina Cay Resort, A Able Fishing Charters and Tours make memories happen year round. Four boats are available for Fishing & Touring in Bigfork & Lakeside (24' Sea Raider, 21' Fish Rite, 24' Ocean King and the 16 passenger, 30' Thunder jet).
We offer Full and Half day fishing or tour trips. The Tours include getting to and on Wild Horse Island where you may see Wild Horses, Big Horn Sheep, Bald Eagles and other wildlife while hiking the trails. All boats have covered areas, enclosed cabins and restrooms. Snacks, hot and cold drinks are provided. We also have two hour twilight fishing and tours June-Sept.
Flathead Lake is not our only destination. Depending on the season, if you would like to catch Rainbows, Bass, Pike and more, we offer that too on other lakes and rivers in the area. Winter Ice Fishing is Captain Mike's passion. He will keep you warm with heated ice houses and provide you with top of the line equipment. Use of cameras and sonar only add to the experience.
We hope you will join us for a fantastic trip on the waters of the Flathead Valley.
Fly the "Motorcycle of the Sky". Join a Certified Flight Instructor for an incredible journey around Bigfork. This is an unforgettable experience for anyone who dreams of pure flight. Soar over the fields and rivers in a Certified Light-Sport Aircraft. You will also learn about flying with simple hands-on instruction, and leave with a certificate of time logged toward your pilot license. No experience necessary. We cater to thrill seekers and scardy-cats alike. Introductory flights - Gift certificates - Sport Pilot lessons
We offer full and half day fly fishing float trips on many great rivers in Montana.
We are a small time outfitting operation that prides itself on having fun, hard work, and catching some fish!
Come along on a first class charter fishing trip on beautiful Flathead Lake. Fishing will be for big lake trout ranging from 5 to 30 pounds. Top of the line boat and state of the art equipment will allow you to catch "The One That Didn't Get Away!"
Saddle up and enjoy Montana's wilderness on horseback or enjoy the array of arena activities including barrel racing, pole pending, cow sorting, roping, and team penning. The Bar W is a year-round ranch ready to treat you with true western Montana hospitality, from the moment you arrive until long after the sun sets. Nestled at the base of Spencer Mountain, between two pine-cover ridges, there are over three thousand beautiful acres available for horseback riding and outdoor activities. Our experienced staff, trained horses, and assorted terrain make for an incredible horseback riding experience. The main lodge is 6,200 square feet with six bedrooms, three common spaces, and a game parlor to entertain guests for hours. The Bar W cabin suites are the perfect setting to enjoy an intimate dude ranch vacation while watching the eye-catching Montana sunsets from the private deck just outside the suite. Glamping, or glamorous camping, provide guests with an unparalleled cowboy vacation. Guests will experience the best of both worlds - feeling a part of nature while staying in an elegant setting with the comforts of home.
We service Bigfork and the great Flathead Valley with: Year Round Lodging, Mountain Bike Rentals, Kayak Rentals, SUP Rentals, Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals, Guided Kayak Tours, Guided SUP Tours, Dog Sledding, Dog Carting, Kennel Tours, Snowshoe Rentals, Cross-Country Ski Rentals, Camping Summer and Winter. Our purpose is to provide you with quality guided adventures, local insight to better enjoy your own, and a comfortable place to stay in between. Bundle activities and or lodging and Save Money! Make Base Camp Bigfork your "basecamp" for exploring all the outdoor adventures and activities the Flathead Valley has to offer!
For more information please visit our website www.basecampbigfork.com as well as our facebook page www.facebook.com/basecampbigfork
10K of groomed trails for snowshoers, x-c skiers and racers. Next to the Swan Mountains on Jewel Basin and Foothills Rd. State Land Recreational permit needed. No dogs, please.
NEW LOCATION: 647 Commerce St. (across from Bigfork Schools)
Bigfork Dance started classes on April 9, 2012. Leigh Ann O'Neill Owner / Director of Whitefish Dance since 2000 will be teaching all classes at the Bigfork location. We provide a positive encouraging dance environment for students ages three - adult. Our goal is for each dancer to gain positive self-esteem and confidence in a constructive fun environment. Classes are offered in Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro Gymnastics, Tumbling, Lyrical Ballet, Clogging and Tap. Summer classes and drop in classes will be available. Visit our Facebook page or visit our website at www.bigforkdance.com.
Come and visit Bigfork to purchase locally grown produce, baked goods and flowers, as well as locally made arts and crafts. Vendors from throughout the valley.
Wednesdays 3pm-6pm, May 18 - October 12
Saturdays 10am - 1pm, June 4 - October 15
Held at the Masonic Temple (across from Harvest Foods).
Specializing in Water sport rentals and RV rentals. Boat Rentals, Paddleboard Rentals, Camper Rentals, Raft Rentals, Kayak Rentals and more!
We are located right next to Brookies Cookies overlooking the fabulous Swan River Wild Mile. We have a great selection of outdoor gear, apparel, gifts as well as Kayak and Stand UP Paddle Board rentals.
One of the Northwest's finest summer theatres. 4 Broadway musicals featured weekends in May and June through September.
406 249 3732
Bigfork Water Sports is Flathead Lake's newest boat rental company. We offer hourly, half day and full day rentals as well as reduced multi-day rates. Rental equipment includes 2008 Monterey Ski Boats, and 2004 Premier Pontoon Boat.
Crane Mountain Guide Service LLC is a fishing guide service that furnishes guests with experienced and friendly guides equipped with all the gear to fly fish lakes, rivers and streams in our area.
Curative Yoga offers students of all levels and physical abilities a safe and nurturing environment in which to do something powerful for their body, mind and spirit. Guided by thoughtful, skilled and compassionate teachers, students can choose from beginner to advanced classes in styles including Ashtanga-based Vinyasa, Hot Hatha, Power, Restorative, Gentle Yoga and more.
Montana's Top 10 golf courses.
Daily Boat cruises on Flathead Lake aboard the FAR WEST. Available for charters up to 149 passengers. Departing from Lakeside.
Renting ski and family boats, deck boats, jet skis, and pontoon boats hourly to multi-day rates. Quality gear at reasonable rates.
Family owned and operated for over 20 years.
Hwy 93 in Polson.
1/2 or full day trophy trout fishing. All equipment provided. Fun for the whole family or the serious angler.
Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana is 28 miles long, 15miles wide and bordered by beautiful mountains. It is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. Given its sheer size and proximity to the mountains, winds on Flathead Lake are mostly predictable and make for amazing sailing experiences.
It’s a long way from Marblehead Massachusetts to Bigfork, Montana but through a series of funny stories, hard work and lots of restoration hours the only two Q-Class Sloops designed by the famous L. Francis Herreshoff call Montana home. Built in 1928 and 1929 the Questa and Nor’Easter V offer a sailing experience unlike any other.
Join us for a daily sail, private charter, sunset & champagne sail or bring all your friends and charter both boats for an afternoon of friendly racing.
The Mustang is a 50’ 1960’s Chris Craft which was moved from Gig Harbor Washington, to Flathead Lake and completely restored. Enjoy cruising the lake, viewing the massive homes and views of Glacier National Park with up to 45 people on board! Food and beverage service is available and makes the perfect vessel for a family reunion, rehearsal dinner or company party.
The sporty Stan Craft is actually a 1960’s U.S. Coast guard design, and one of Stan Craft's first forays into fiberglass boat making. Originally started on the West short of Flathead Lake, Stan Craft continues to produce some of the highest end wood powerboats available today. With room for 18, the Flathead River trip is always a favorite, allowing for a unique change in scenery and great Bald Eagle and Osprey viewing.
For over 30 years Flathead Lake Sailing & Charters has been the charter services for historic Flathead Lake Lodge. Creating lasting memories, first class service and personal hospitality are at the core of how we operate. We look forward to helping create an amazing experience for you on Flathead Lake!
406 532 3234
Serving the tourism needs of Northwest Montana
We assure the Glacier National Park experience by providing support for preservation, education and research through philanthropy and outreach.
Whitewater rafting, guided fly fishing, combination adventures, beautiful furnished log cabins at the West entrance to Glacier National Park.
Their goal is to provide a diverse range of excellent musical experiences in Northwest Montana that inspire, challenge, and educate our musicians, audience, and students.
The Glacier Symphony and Chorale (GSC) has evolved from a small group of musicians who played together at a wedding in 1981 to a group of more than 280 volunteer and professional musicians who perform over 30 concerts annually in the Flathead Valley and Northwest Montana. The tremendous growth of the GSC reflects the enthusiasm of amateur musicians who want an outlet for their talents and the support of the entire community who appreciate their music.
The Hockaday Museum of Art's mission is to enrich the cultural life of our community and region, and preserve the artistic legacy of Montana and Glacier National Park. The Museum maintains a permanent collection and offers rotating exhibits by nationally renowned and emerging artists, in addition to a permanent exhibit of Glacier National Park art and culture. A Discovery Gallery provides hands-on activities for children that changes along with the rotating exhibits.
Open 10am - 5pm, Tuesday - Saturday
Seniors (60+) $4
College Students $2
Children K-12 Free
Swan Mountain Outfitters is honored to be carrying on a nearly century long tradition of trail riding in and around Glacier National Park. We don't think there could be a better way to experience Glacier, so we invite you, your family and your friends to come and join us on a horseback adventure through this unspoiled and awe-inspiring national treasure. Our experienced wranglers will match you up with a horse appropriate for your riding ability and guide you on trail rides from one hour to a full day in length.
We offer these trail rides from four stunning locations:
Apgar Corral near the main entrance on the west side,
Lake McDonald Corral across the road from Lake McDonald Lodge,
Many Glacier Corral across from Many Glacier Hotel on the east side,
And the West Glacier Corral behind the Glacier Rawhide Trading Post, about 2 miles from the West Entrance to Glacier National Park.
We have several specialty rides available such as our: saddle paddle package which offers whitewater rafting and horseback riding. Our West Glacier corral offers something for everyone including: the very popular Ride,Wine & Dine Tour, an overnight horseback tour and a cowboy cookout.
The horses are gentle and our staff is friendly and ready to meet you. Let us help you make your Glacier vacation an experience to remember for years to come!
Shelley is a NSCA certified instructor who specializes in the shooting of Sporting Clays
Celebrating 17 years! Ranked number one in the valley on TripAdvisor for exceptional dining, economical lodging and true Montana hospitality. Featuring all natural beef, lamb and pork, organic salads, and line-caught wild fish. Live music throughout the summer. Just 16 miles from Bigfork in beautiful Swan Lake. Non-smoking dogs welcome.
The lodge is open May through October.
Public Welcome - Marina Cay Resort located on Bigfork Bay is open year round. Fabulous lodging and dining await you. Family friendly and fun.
The year-round resort offers a Meeting and Conference Center, that accommodates up to 150 people. Banquets and dinners are offered in 2 separate venues. The Marina Cay boasts junior suites to full 3 bedroom condos for all of your lodging requirements.
From May through September, the Tiki Bar and Dockside Grill are open daily and offer some of the best food in the area. a heated swimming pool, 2 hot tubs. Boat slips are available daily or seasonally, marina fuel services and watercraft rentals available. Be sure to ask about these amenities when making your reservations.
In the Fall and Winter, The Lounge at Marina Cay offers live music every Friday Night and features the valleys best artists. The dining is casual with food from the Tiki menu.
Hours of Operations:
Fall and Winter
The Lounge at Marina Cay
Thursday & Friday: 5:00 pm till Close - Thursday - Live poker starts at 7:00 pm - Friday - Live Music begins at 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am till Close
Sunday Brunch - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tiki Bar and Dockside Grille
Open Daily: 11:00 am to Close
Live Music on Friday, Saturday and Mondays
Flathead Valley's leading fitness facility. We offer Yoga, Pilates, Spinning and Aerobic's Classes. Free Weight Room and Hammer Strength Weight Machines and Personal Training. We have four newly surfaced Tennis Courts. The indoor swimming pool has 4 lap lanes and is always 84 Degrees. Our beautiful locker room facilities include, steam and dry saunas, spas and private showers. The MAC is conveniently located across from the Eagle Bend Golf Course. Childcare and Tanning also available. Come exercise with us!
406 253 BIKE (2453)
Mountain Mike's has bike rentals and guided tours for the entire family. Daily & weekly bike rentals. Guided tours for all levels. Parts & accessories as well as repairs.
A volunteer run group who, since 1982, has organized and managed 10 Sunday evening summer concerts annually on the Riverbend Stage in Bigfork's gem, Sliter Park, on the Swan River.
Concert lineup can be found on the Bigfork events calendar.
Amazing of views of Flathead Lake while you enjoy great food and beverages. Water sport rentals also available.
Swan Mountain Llama Trekking offers vacationers to the Northwest region of Montana an opportunity to do something totally different on their vacations. We offer a wide spectrum of trip duration's ranging from 2 hours to multi-day treks from mid June to mid-September. All of our treks are family friendly and will be sure to leave everyone with everlasting memories.
Alert and surefooted with a calm demeanor makes llamas the perfect companion for a trip into Montana's Glacier Country. These beautiful Andean natives happily tote our gear with ease as we enjoy the phenomenal beauty of our surroundings. Guests have the option of leading their own llama or allowing the guide to lead their llama for them.
Shorter duration trips include a 2 hour, half day with lunch, full day with lunch or the favorite wine and cheese trek. If you're looking for in depth information on llamas consider the llama packing/trekking clinic taught by our expert llama guides!
Longer duration treks range from two days to five days and meander along the Swan Divide of the Flathead National Forest. This spectacular ridge top trail offers endless views of three surrounding wilderness areas, the Swan Divide, the Continental Divide and Glacier National Park. We hike at a leisurely pace with plenty of time for rest stops, lunch breaks and marveling at the fantastic panoramic views. Each evening we spend the night in a cozy campsite by one of the many alpine lakes which dot the area.
We are happy to work with you to create a custom llama trek perfectly suited to your family's needs. Give us a call today and discover why Swan Mountain Llama Trekking is your family's best choice for Montana family vacations in Glacier Country!
Swan Mountain Outfitters is a premier full service horseback based Montana outfitter. We are proud to offer a variety of guided year-round adventures including:
Our Swan Mountain Guest Ranch and Montana hunting territories are located near Glacier National Park and lying adjacent to multiple national and state wilderness areas. During hunting seasons, we offer: trophy mule deer hunts, trophy whitetail hunts, archery elk hunts, archery whitetail hunts, wilderness elk hunts, wilderness multi-weapon hunts, wilderness combination big game hunts, spring black bear, horseback hunts, lodge hunts, mountain lion hunts, moose hunts and goat hunts.
Fly Fishing Float Trips on the Swan River offering anglers the opportunity to catch and release Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Brook Trout and Westslope Cutthroat Trout. All abilities are welcome and for anglers who need an introductory lesson or a refresher our professional guides will be there to instruct. Trip durations include: half day, full day, overnight and multiday trips.
Pack Trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness. These 3 to 6 day pack and fishing trips are great for families, groups or friends that like to vacation together.You will experience firsthand some of the most unspoiled natural wilderness settings imaginable. Our pack trips operate out of a base camp which affords our guests comforts including: canvas wall tents, 4 inch mattresses and a camp shower!
Swan Valley Trail Rides and wagon rides offers daily horseback trips out of our Swan Lake location. These mountain horseback adventures meander through huge old growth forests and offer spectacular views of the Swan Seeley Valley. The "Beef N Buggy" is a great experience for groups of all ages. It includes a 1 hour wagon ride pulled by our team of Halflinger horses- Cagney and Lacey. Upon arriving at a scenic location sit back and enjoy a hearty Montana dinner-steak with all the fixins!
This part of America's West provides a rich wilderness adventure experience. Get in touch with us to plan your next Montana adventure!
Swan Mountain Snowmobiling, located in the heart of Glacier Country, provides the best in Montana snowmobiling. We are open seven days a week from December 1st to April 15th, weather and snow conditions dependent. Whether you want to be personally taken care of on one of our guided snowmobile tours or brave the backcountry on your own with our snowmobile rentals, we have what you need for the ideal Montana snowmobiling experience!
Swan Mountain Snowmobiling operates in more locations than any other outfitter in the Flathead Valley. Our trip durations include a 2 hour "Quickie Tour", half day and full day tour. We operate in three unique locations:
Canyon Creek (near Columbia Falls and Whitefish), Crane Mountain (near Bigfork/Swan Valley) and Desert Mountain (near Glacier National Park).
Because we are permitted to guide snowmobiles in so many different areas, we have lots of options for activities:
We can take you in a new area every day
We can spend one or two days guiding you and then set up some days where you rent the machines on your own
We can do longer duration trips (4 to 8 hours) on some days and short duration trips (two hours) on others
We can combine a snowmobile trip with a sunset or sunrise on top of Desert Mountain or Crane Mountain
Also, we can combine many of our trips with other winter offerings such as dog sledding or cross country skiing. We are experts at customizing trips to meet an individual group's needs, so please don't hesitate to ask if there is something particular that you are looking for. Come spend your next winter vacation in the Flathead Valley and make memories that will stay with you for a lifetime. Find out why Swan Mountain Snowmobiling is your familys best choice for snowmobiling in Glacier Country, Montana!
406 837 6714
Tall Pine Lounge and Casino: For all of your smoke-free any time Bar Entertainment and Casino Experiences offering Frosty Cold Beer and Cocktails, Food, Large Retail Liquor Selection, Fine selection of Retail Wines. Serving Home Style Cooking Tuesday - Saturdays 3:00pm til 10:00pm. Directv NFL Sunday ticket, ESPN Gameplan, sports bar with 7 High Definition bigscreen TVs and Pool tables, shuttle board and Golden Tee Golf. Clean Environment with Air Conditioning and a Friendly Atmosphere! Ample Parking.
Our hours are 10:00am until 2:00am every day.
Hope to see you soon.
Tom & Janine and the Crew
Trinity Lutheran Camp is located on Flathead Lake two miles south of Bigfork, Montana. Forty acres of beautiful forest land were donated to Trinity Lutheran Church in the 1950's. Trinity Lutheran Camp, a non-profit ministry dedicated to developing this gift of land to impact generations eternally. Many grandparents and parents have fond memories of their childhood experiences at this camp or others and sacrificially give to care for this ministry. We are thankful for the many servants who return each year to prepare the camp for a new season. Trinity Lutheran Camp is a ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church in Kalispell, Montana.
Trinity Lutheran Camp prayerfully serves to strengthen campers and families through their relationship with God, their creator, and with others in the body of Christ, in the beautiful outdoor setting on Flathead Lake. Each summer, our dedicated staff, prepare for the many campers of all ages, who will attend one or several of our youth camps, adult or family retreats, pastor conferences, family reunions, basketball, volleyball, or soccer camps.
Our rustic setting is a blessing to many. We have heated- winterized cabins available for rent year-round rental. Our Chapel, dining hall, and chalet are available from late May through early October. One of the most memorable elements of inspiration is our campfire setting. We hope you or your family will join us for a camp or family reunion soon. Please check the calendar for available dates and email us your interest at email@example.com.
Sunday Worship Services are also offered either in our Chapel or outdoor Chapel from Memorial through Labor Day. Service time is 10:55.
Whistling Andy Distillery and Tasting Room is located at the intersection of Hwy 209 and Hwy 35 right outside the charming village of Bigfork. We are open 11-6 Seven days.
The distillery makes whiskey, bourbon and moonshine from Montana grains as well as their flagship Hibiscus-Coconut Rum, white rum, two styles of gin and the famed Hopshnops. The tasting room is open daily, with limited hours in the off season, please call for current hours. Craft cocktails, tastings, a full service latte/coffee bar, and teas are available. Gifts are also available, everything from glassware, flasks, t-shirts and hats. The distillery is a perfect spot for private parties and gatherings. Call for large group tours and tastings. We look forward to seeing you at "Bigfork's own Distillery"!