Hidden in the Flathead Valley lies the
wonderful small village of Bigfork. At an elevation of a little
over 2,900 feet this quaint area holds many treasures for all
ages! It is nestled where the Swan River joins Flathead Lake
in Northwest Montana. Here, the eagle and osprey share skies
with the peaks of the Swan Range in the Rocky Mountains. Air
so clear that the distant peaks look as sharp as the thousands
of Christmas lights adorning Bigfork's Electric Avenue during
the holidays. Local elves decorate the town every year, creating
a very special location to spend the holiday season.
When coming to Bigfork, bring your interests
and adventurous spirit with you. Bigfork lies on the edge of
the nation's largest fresh-water lake west of the Mississippi,
Flathead Lake. A wide range of water activities to choose from
include: whitewater rafting, canoeing, sailing, wind surfing,
fishing, water skiing, para sailing and many more. Enjoy these
activities while on 180 miles of shoreline water, clear as the
sky overhead. East of Bigfork lies over 1.3 million acres of
wilderness. Outdoor lovers can partake in hiking, camping, cross-country
skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding or take a few pictures
of breath taking views.
brings the colors alive in the Flathead Valley. Mixing with the
warmth of the town's hospitality, welcomes the annual Tamarack
Time Festival. Snow in the back country adds beautiful characteristics
that help make Bigfork a Montana legend.
Spring brings the birth of new
life back to the valley. The bay embraces the rush of water run
off from surrounding mountains. The Whitewater Festival brings
people from all over the world to overcome the most challenging
waters in the states.
You will be amazed by the abundance
of things to do and places to see. Come and enjoy the peaceful
surroundings or take a stroll and visit one of the many galleries
or shops. Pack up your belongings, grab the kids and move to
the warm small town of Bigfork. The outdoor life will spark your
sense of adventure for this area has an abundance to offer you
and your family.