With Glacier National Park located 50 miles east of Whitefish, the Bob Marshall Wilderness southeast, the Flathead National Forest to the north and southeast, the Flathead valley and adjacent mountains offer plenty of opportunities to view wildlife of all sorts, from the majestic grizzly bear to bald eagles and osprey, you can find wildlife in abundance. Just ask Park rangers or the Forest Service about safe wildlife viewing, and enjoy! (Photo by Carol Buchanan)
Whitefish lies at the foot of The Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort, and is open year round for winter skiing/snowboarding and summer hiking.
You can enjoy Nordic skiing in Whitefish and in Glacier Park. During the winter, the Whitefish Golf Course has a Nordic center that offers rental equipment, lessons, and groomed trails. They can also help you find other Nordic skiing opportunities in Glacier Park. The friendly staff at the Downtowner Inn can tell you how to take advantage of these opportunities. Or, see the Glacier Nordic Center Web site.
Numerous opportunities await you. Western trail riding in Glacier Park or Western trail riding elsewhere in the Flathead region.
Hiking in the area, on Big Mountain, in Glacier Park, or you can hike the Jewel Basin in the Flathead National Forest on the east side of the Flathead Valley. Our staff can help you find these opportunities.
Winter Wonderland Sports Provides You With The Very Best In Service And Equipment For Your Visit To The Beautiful Flathead Valley In The Big Sky Country Of Northwestern Montana
We rent only the best in Polaris and Artic Cat Sleds.
Single and 2-Up machines available.
- Pickup and delivery available.
- Trailers available to take your sled to your destination.
- Snowmobile suits, gloves and boots available for rental.
- Helmets are mandatory and available at no charge.
- Trail Maps are available.