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Where to stay and
what to do in

Lakeside

ACCOMMODATIONS
Campgrounds/RV Parks
Hotels and Motels
Retreat Centers
Vacation Rentals

ACTIVITIES
Boating Rentals
Boating Tours
Guides and Outfitters
  -Fishing
Kayaking and Paddle Boarding
Outdoor Recreation
Scenic Tours
Snow Skiing
Sporting Goods and Equipment Rental
Trails

ATTRACTIONS
Art and Art Galleries

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Coffee and Espresso
Microbrewery
Restaurants, Cafes and Bistros

SHOPPING
Gifts and Such

VISITOR INFORMATION
Chamber of Commerce
Commercial Websites
Getting There
Library


Flathead Valley Montana Area Map by GoNorthwest.com

Click on Flathead Valley Area Map to locate cities and towns and other features of the Flathead Valley in Northwest Montana.


Nearby Cities and Towns
Bigfork, 16 miles
Columbia Falls, 30 miles
Coram - 42 miles
Elmo, 21 miles
Flathead, 35 miles
Hungry Horse, 39 miles
Kalispell, 15 miles
Polson, 37 miles
Somers, 6 miles
Whitefish, 28 miles

Bob Marshall Wilderness Area

Flathead Lake

Flathead Valley

Glacier National Park

Cities and Towns of Flathead Valley


More Northwest Montana
Bitterroot Valley
Blackfeet Indian Res.
Clark Fork River
Flathead Valley
Kootenai Valley
Missoula Valley
Seeley Swan Valley


Montana Travel Regions and Maps:
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Northwest Montana Travel Region

Lakeside, Montana

Location
Lakeside sits along the northwest shore of Flathead Lake on Highway 93.

Getting to Lakeside

Road routes to Lakeside, MontanaRoad
Drive Highway 93 north from Polson or south from Kalispell. The closest Interstate is I-90, which is about 90 miles to the south.

Air
Glacier Park International Airport. Services include Big Sky Airlines, Delta Airlines, Horizon Airlines and Holman Aviation (private charters).

Rail
The daily Amtrak passenger service the Empire Builder runs between Seattle/Portland and Chicago. Nearby depots are in: Whitefish (28 miles north, Toll-free: 1-800-862-7245) and West Glacier.

*See also the Go Northwest! guide to the Flathead Valley

VISITOR INFORMATION

Chamber of Commerce

Lakeside & Somers Chamber of Commerce. PO Box 177, Lakeside, MT 59922-0177. Phone: 406-844-3715.

Commercial Websites

Glacier Country Montana. Toll-free: 1-800-338-5072.
This website is by Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission providing descriptions of the cities, towns and public lands in Northwest Montana. Find links to chambers of commerce, annual events, accommodations, recreation and restaurants.

Travel Montana
Montana Travel & Tourism sites describes each city and town and links local accommodations, restaurants and other businesses.

Visit Montana. Toll-free: 1-800-847-4868.
Website by Montana Office of Tourism with details on each city and town. Find information on transportation, weather, things to do, food and beverage and places to stay.

Library

West Shore Community Library. 100 Bierney Creek Road, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3917.

ACCOMMODATIONS AND LODGING

Campgrounds and RV Parks

Edgewater RV Resort & Motel. 7140 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3644. E-mail

West Shore State Park. 17768 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone mid May - mid September: 406-844-3044; Phone mid September - mid May: 406-755-2706. GPS: 47.949392; -114.1884523.

West Shore offers stunning views of Flathead Lake and the Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges. Located above the lake in a forest, the campground offers 31 campsites including 7 tent only and will accommodate trailers up to 40 feet. There is water, vault toilets, picnic tables, fire rings, RV hookups and trash removal. Pets are allowed. Bear resistant storage is available.

Hotels and Motels

Edgewater RV Resort & Motel. 7140 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3644. E-mail

Lakeside Motel & Resort. 2955 Highway 200, PO Box 1489, Trout Creek, MT 59874. Phone: 406-827-4458; Toll-free: 1-888-827-4458.

Sunrise Vista Inn. 7005 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-0231.

Retreat Centers

Deep Bay Center. PO Box 718, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2611.

Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp. 550 Lutheran Camp Road, PO Box 790, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3201.

Vacation Rentals

Flathead Lake Suites. 829 Angel Point Road, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2204; Toll-free: 1-800-214-2204. E-mail

ACTIVITIES

Boating - Rentals

Lakeside Marine & Power Sports. 7131 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-890-2075.

Wild Wave. 130 Bills Road, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2400.

Boating - Tours

Far West Boat Tours. Tours depart from Lakeside Marina at 7135 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2628.

Guides and Outfitters - Fishing

A Able Fishing Charters and Tours. Phone: 406-257-5214.

Captains Mike's Flathead Lake Fishing Charters. 851 Blacktail Road, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-250-6246.

Mo Fisch Charters. 7135 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-755-4414. E-mail

Kayaking and Paddle Boarding

Paddle Board Outfitters. Phone: 406-212-2300.

See Me Paddle Kayaking. 7220 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-249-1153. E-mail

Outdoor Recreation

Flathead Lake
Extending north and south for 28 miles and 7 to 15 miles wide, Flathead is the largest natural freshwater lake in the western US. All types of water sports (boating, windsurfing and fishing) are enjoyed upon its 200 square miles of surface. Several state parks and lakeshore communities have boat launches and marinas on the Lake including the town Lakeside and West Shore State Park.

Flathead National Forest - Tally lake Ranger District. 650 Wolfpack Way, Kalispell, MT 59901. Phone: 406-758-5204; Fax: 406-387-3889.

Located north of Highway 2 and west of Highway 93 the Tally Lake Ranger District offers an abundance of lakes, rivers and streams. These streams are important spawning areas for the Montana State fish, the westslope cutthroat trout. Popular summer recreational activities include backpacking and day hiking, horseback riding, OHV riding, fishing, swimming and boating. Winter recreation includes snowmobiling on over a 150 designated snowmobile trails, back-country skiing, skiing and snowboarding at Blacktail Mountain Ski Area and Whitefish Mountain Resort on Big Mountain, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ice fishing.

West Shore State Park. 17768 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone mid May - mid September: 406-844-3044; Phone mid September - mid May: 406-755-2706. GPS: 47.949392; -114.1884523.

West Shore offers stunning views of Flathead Lake and the Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges. There is a wide array of outdoor recreational activities including fishing, boating, canoeing, , swimming, water skiing, hiking, camping and wildlife viewing.

Birding

Montana Audubon
Download the birding hotspots maps in the Flathead Valley.

Scenic Tours

Far West Boat Tours. Lakeside Marina: 7135 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2628. E-mail

Kruger Helicop-Tours. PO Box 235, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-387-4565 or 406-857-3893; Toll-free: 1-800-220-6565. E-mail

Snow Skiing

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area. 13990 Blacktail Road, PO Box 1090, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-0999. E-mail

Located on the west shore of Flathead Lake, Blacktail Mountain Resort overlooks Lakeside, MT. From downtown Kalispell, the ski area is a approximately 45 minute drive, 30 minutes from Glacier Park International Airport and the train deport in Whitefish.

Sporting Goods and Equipment Rental

Lakeside Ski & Sports. 7212 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2188.

Trails

Rails to Trails of Northwest Montana
Abandoned railroad beds have been converted into non-motorized, historic recreational trails for hiking, running, bicycling, cross country skiing or snowshoeing for outdoor enthusiast to enjoy year-round. The website offers a trail map of the Flathead Valley, links to related websites, a photo gallery and the history.

ATTRACTIONS

Art and Art Galleries

ARTrageous. 7220 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2804.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Coffee and Espresso

Glacier Perks Coffee House. 7235 Highway 95 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-0908.

Microbrewery

Tamarack Brewing Company. 105 Blacktail Road, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-0244. E-mail

Restaurants, Cafes and Bistros

Dairy Queen. 7170 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3844.

The Docks in Lakeside. 7135 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3625.

Farmside. 306 Stoner Loop, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-0610. E-mail

Homestead Cafe. 7262 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-3926.

Spinnaker Bar & Grill. 7210 Highway 93, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-844-2176.

Tres Hermanas Taqueria. 7135 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922. Phone: 406-314-6505.

SHOPPING

Gifts and Such

Remedies Lakeside. 7100 Highway 93 S, Lakeside, MT 59922.. Phone: 406-844-2103; Fax: 406-844-2106.

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