Summer Adventures


Glacier Park Tours

Red Bus Tours
www.glaciernationalparklodges.com/red-bus-tours
855-733-4522

Glacier Park Boat Company
www.glacierparkboats.com
406-257-2426

Red Bus Tours
The famous Red Buses serve as an ideal way to see and learn more about Glacier National Park. In fact, the vintage 1930s buses are part of the human history and heritage of the park. As much of the park’s scenery is vertically oriented, the roll-back tops are perfect for providing full views of the stunning mountains, and the area’s signature Big Sky. The guides are seasoned park veterans, who are here because they love the park and enjoy sharing the park with visitors.

Boat Tours
Glacier Park Boat Co. offers scenic excursions on Lake McDonald, Many Glacier, St. Mary, Many Glacier and Two Medicine. Tour fares vary for adults.  Children 4-12 ride half-price and 4 and under are free. Optional guided hikes are available.


Helicopter Tours

Kruger Helicop-Tours
http://www.krugerhelicopters.com/
406-857-3893 or 800-220-6565

Our Helicopter Tours have a four-person per tour capacity. We offer a half-hour tour where you will see five active glaciers in Glacier National Park, including Harrison Glacier, Pumpelly Glacier, Blackfoot Glacier, Jackson Glacier, and Sperry Glacier.

We encourage you to make a reservation long in advance of your arrival to the Flathead Valley, as space is limited.


Fly Fishing

Bigfork Anglers
www.bigforkanglers.com/bigfork-whitefish-mt-fishing-guide-service/
(406) 837-3675

Montana is legendary for its outstanding fly fishing and the waters that surround Glacier National Park are no exception. Bigfork Anglers offers fly fishing on the Flathead River it is great for all skill levels and offers dry fly fishing for native Westslope Cutthroat. Our guides specialize in instructional fly fishing trips and are all patient teachers. We also offer trips on numerous other rivers nearby for those who don’t mind a little window time.

Other Fly fishing companies:
Glacier Raft Co.
https://glacierraftco.com/montana-fly-fishing/
Johnsrud Outfitters
www.johnsrudoutfitters.com
Northern Rockies Outfitters Montana
www.northernrockiesoutfit.com


Golfing

 

Whitefish Lake Golf Club
www.golfwhitefish.com/
406-862-4000

Montana’s only 36 hole golf destination located in Whitefish, Montana. We are open mid-April through October with a full restaurant and bar located in our historic clubhouse.

Links for other golf courses nearby:
Meadow Lake Golf Course
http://www.meadowlakegolf.com/
Northern Pines Golf Club
http://www.northernpinesgolfclub.com/
Village Greens Golf Course
http://montanagolf.com/
Buffalo Hill Golf Club
https://www.golfbuffalohill.com/


Amazing Fun Center

Amazing Fun Center
www.amazingfuncenter.com
406-387-5902

The Amazing Fun Center is a great place to take a break from sightseeing in the Glacier National Park area, and get out of the car for some active family fun!

We have 5 fantastic attractions that all ages will enjoy: Go Karts, Bumper Boats, Maze, Mini Golf, and Bankshot Basketball.


House of Mystery

House of Mystery
www.montanavortex.com
406-892-1210

The Montana Vortex is a genuine quantum or gravitational anomaly that may re-define the laws of physics and nature. When visitors pass through the “Portal” they can see and feel the power of the vortex and they enter a reality where some physical rules like gravity and perspective are decidedly skewed.

Adults and children alike will enjoy this unique experience and many people come back year after year to “Feel the Power of Nature”


Glacier Highline

Glacier Highline
www.glacierhighline.com
406-387-5007

Looking to zip line near Glacier National Park? Look no further as Glacier Highline is your trusted locally owned and operated adventure Aerial Park just minutes from Glacier Park. We offer 47 high flying activities, the perfect Glacier activity for all ages!

New attractions include a 30-foot climbing wall, a 16-foot wall for beginners and a rope swing that sends people over and into a large pond.


Big Sky Water Park

Big Sky Waterpark
www.bigskywp.com
(406) 892 – 5025

Big Sky Waterpark offers exciting attractions the whole family can enjoy, including 10 exciting water slides, a huge whirlpool, kid’s activity pool, mini golf, bumper cars, climbing wall, carousal, and water wars balloon battles.

Big Sky Waterpark also offers huge barbecues, picnic areas, beach volleyball, gift shops, and concession stands.


Paddlefish Sports

Paddlefish Sports
https://www.facebook.com/PaddlefishSUP/
(406) 260-7733

Explore Montana’s SUP Haven with Paddlefish Sports.

Located in Beautiful NW Montana, right on Whitefish Lake at City Beach (Memorial Day to Labor Day). We have paddleboards, kayaks, and accessories, for sale and for rent, from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers.


Whitefish Marine & Powersports

Whitefish Marine & Powersports
www.whitefishmarine.com/–xrentalinventory#page=xrentalinventory
(406) 862-8594

Your source for fun memories on the water.

Rent jet skis, pontoon boats, and kayaks as well as full-balanced wake/surf boats. We will price match our competition ensuring you get the best value for your summer memories!


Tamarack Lake Shop

Tamarack Ski Shop
www.tamarackskishop.com/summer-rentals
(406) 863-9535

Tamarack Lake Shop offers guests quality equipment at great prices. Find anything you need for a day at the lake with us!

We offer Paddleboards, Canoes, Kayaks, Peddle Boats, Tubes, Waterskis/Wakeboards, Water Toys/Floaties, Fishing Equipment, Personal Floatation Devices with every rental, Watercraft Safety Items, and Beach Cruiser Bicycles.


Flyboarding

Flyboard of Montana
http://flyboardofmontana.com/
(406) 261-5921

This ingenious and deceptively simple device bolts on to the personal water craft routing the water jet through a long hose that connects to a pair of jet boots and hand-held stabilizers. Flyboard is at the cutting edge of extreme water sports and one of the most popular tourist attractions on Whitefish Lake in the Flathead Valley.

Find your balance with this water powered board and you will be flying through the air like Iron Man or swimming like a dolphin in no time. The intuitiveness of the Flyboard, along with the assistance of an instructor, has most people flying high in under 10 minutes. Flyboard is for everybody, so come and experience Flyboard for yourself today!


Rock Climbing

Rock Climb Montana
https://www.rockclimbmontana.com/
(608) 334-1270

Rock Climb Montana can show you the ropes and teach you to climb in a safe and friendly atmosphere amid the majesty of northwest Montana. This will be a truly memorable experience for you and your family to share.

Rockfish Indoor Climbing has more than 3,000 square feet of climbing surface up to 14 feet high, the climbing gym has something for abilities and ages. Prominent features include a prow, overhanging cave, slab areas and a kids boulder with a slide. The prow has everything from vertical walls, to super cool, steep, compression angles. http://rockfishclimbing.com/


Sky Diving

 Skydive Whitefish
http://www.skydivewhitefish.com/
1-866-680-JUMP (5867)

Skydive Whitefish is nestled in the scenic Flathead Valley and is surrounded by the natural beauty of Montana. Your tandem jump starts with a scenic 20 minute flight in our Cessna 206, where you enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Flathead Valley and the entrance to Glacier National Park.

We take you up to 10,000 ft. where you will feel the exhilarating rush of free fall as you safely descend to the valley floor. Our premium picture and video packages ensure that you will be able to relive your experience and share your memories. Please contact us with all questions and booking inquiries.


Whitewater Rafting

 Great Northern Whitewater Rafting
http://greatnorthernresort.com/rafting/
1-800-735-7897

Great Northern scenic rafting and whitewater rafting adventures, on the boundary of Glacier National Park, are an exhilarating activity for the whole family. Nothing beats the refreshing blast from some of Montana’s best whitewater or the relaxing Glacier National Park views on a hot summer day! Take your adventure to the next level in a smaller sport raft, inflatable kayak, or multi-day trip. Our highly trained guides are ready to help you find the adventure you are looking for, whether that is class II-III whitewater or a scenic float.

Additional Information:
Glacier Guides Inc., Glacier Raft Co., Glacier Outfitters and Wild River Adventures all offer rafting trips covering different levels of thrill-seeking and time commitments.


Hot Air Ballooning

Montana Ballooning
http://www.montanaballooning.com/
1-855-445-8968

Montana Ballooning offers hot air balloon rides in Montana that are one of the most fascinating experiences you will ever have. The roar of the burners as you rise into the sky, then the silence of floating, drifting with the winds, looking down on trees, beaches, farms and fields. Montana Hot air balloons float almost silently above the trees and fields, vineyards and orchards – you’ll see Montana in a way that ground-bound travelers never do.

Other Companies: 2 Fly Us (623) 583-1314 Call or visit our site to book your hot air balloon adventure. http://www.phoenixballoonflights.com/montana-flight-info


Float Plane Tours

Backcountry Flying Experience
http://www.backcountryflyingexperience.com/
(406) 890-3419

For a different view of Montana, take to the skies in a restored vintage float plane. Backcountry Flying Experience offers scenic charters that take you into remote places most people can’t reach by foot. Catch a glimpse of some of more than 700 lakes.

Some of the most stunning mountain lakes in the world. The back country of the Bob Marshal wilderness is filled with wildlife that few on land will have an opportunity to see.


Fishing Charters

Flathead Lake Monster Charters
http://www.flatheadlakemonstercharters.com
(406) 270-1105

With over 800 Lake Trout caught in the past 10 years, we know how to catch a monster! The Captain Tim Shattuck, with Flathead Lake Monster Charter, will take you under his wing and show you the ropes. Young or old, we guarantee that you will catch a fish or your next trip is on us. Half day and Full day charters available, includes snacks, soda & water. Lunch provided for full day charters. Ask us about our evening twilight charter, island and lake tours. Charters leave from woods bay.

A Able Fishing Charters and Tours also offers fishing Guides on Flathead Lake, Rivers and other area Lakes.
For more information call (406) 257-5214 or visit http://aablefishing.com/


Glacier National Park, otherwise known as the “Crown of the Continent”, stretches across thousands of miles of snow-capped Rocky Mountain peaks in Northwest Montana. The Glacier backcountry is a land of shining mountains, sweeping alpine views and aquamarine glacial waters you simply have to experience. And, what better way to do that than on horseback?

The majority of Glacier’s most magical secrets are found off the beaten track and we can take you to them. We offer a variety of trail rides, where no two trips are the same.


Mountain Biking

Whitefish Mountain Resort
http://skiwhitefish.com/mountain-biking/
877-SKI-FISH (877-754-3474)

The Flathead Valley boasts a strong bicycling community ready to hit the road, or trail. Smooth single-track, technical downhill, and fast flow trails, the Whitefish area has a wide variety of mountain bike trails to explore!

The Whitefish Trails
http://www.whitefishbikeretreat.com/whitefish.html
Whitefish Mountain Resort
https://skiwhitefish.com/mountain-biking/
Spencer Mountain
https://www.whitefishlegacy.org/trailheads/


Combine the basic rules of golf and the thrill of long-distance Frisbee throwing, and you’ve got disc golf, or “folf”.

Lawrence Park is located on the north end of Kalispell, this 18-hole course is open and provides play without much elevation.

Buffalo Bob’s is a short but challenging course uses same tees to dual targets. It’s heavily wooded, with the front nine having custom made baskets and the back nine have tones.

Smith Lake is a tightly wooded course requires short, accurate throws. Located across from Whitefish Lake, five miles from town.


Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Mountain Resort
http://skiwhitefish.com/summer/
877-SKI-FISH (877-754-3474)

Whitefish Mountain Resort offers zip-line tours, alpine slide rides, lift-access downhill mountain biking, cross-country mountain biking, hiking, an aerial adventure park, spider monkey mountain, summit nature center, walk along the tree tops and more!

Visit http://skiwhitefish.com/summer/
for more information on all the exciting activities Whitefish Mountain Resort offers.


Escape Room

Hidden Key Escape Games
https://hiddenkeyescapegames.com/
406-823-0564

You volunteered to help the local Search and Rescue look for a number of hikers missing in the woods of the Northfork. Your team will search the area. As you search you discover a cabin in the woods. The stories about these woods are creepy and a storm is coming fast. Maybe the missing hikers are in the cabin? You decide to check it out and get out of the storm. This cabin seems a bit off, maybe staying in the woods would have been a better choice?

Your team of 2-10 will enter a room, search for clues, solve puzzles and work your way through to escape in 60 minutes! In our immersive experiences you can even get hints when needed by your enthusiastic game master.

 


Hiking

 Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park

http://www.hikinginglacier.com/hidden-lake.htm

The Whitefish Trail currently consists of 10 trail heads and 36+ miles of natural surface trail. It is the gateway for hikers, bikers, runners, skiers, and equestrians to beautiful forests, prime wildlife habitat, pristine lakes, and inter-connected recreation areas.
https://www.whitefishlegacy.org/recreation/

Don’t miss out on the classic Glacier Hikes; Hidden Lake Overlook, Avalanche Lake, Huckleberry Mountain Nature Tail, St. Mary-Virginia Falls, and the Highline Trail.
https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/hikingthetrails.htm

Guides can take you off the beaten path in the wilderness areas that surround the Flathead Valley. Private, guided excursions are available through Glacier Guides, and free ranger-led hikes are available through the National Park Service.
https://www.nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/ranger-led-activities.htm