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Somers sits at the north end of Flathead Lake about 8 miles south of Kalispell.
The main routes to Somers are US 93 and MT 82. The closest Interstate is I-90, which is about 95 miles south of Somers.
Glacier Park International Airport. Services include Big Sky Airlines, Delta Airlines, Horizon Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Holman Aviation (private charters).
Lakeside & Somers Chamber of Commerce. PO Box 177, Lakeside, MT 59922-0177. Phone: 406-844-3715.
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.
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.
The Rack Shack. 5480 Highway 93 S, Somers, MT 59932. Phone: 406-844-0244.
Located on Flathead Lake, The Rack Shack is a full service event venue for wedding receptions, retreats and other special occasions.
Download the birding hotspots maps in the Flathead Valley.
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 nearby 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.
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.
Flathead Lake Salmon Hatchery. 100 Spring Creek Road, Somers, MT 59932. Phone: 406-857-3744.
Located on the shore of Flathead Lake, this hatchery specializes in hatching Kokanee salmon eggs taken from wild spawning runs. On display is an aquarium holding salmon from the previous year. This is the second hatchery built by the State of Montana.
Vista Linda Catering. 240 Boon Road, Somers, MT 59932. Phone: 406-857-3158.
Cowboy Up. 651 Somers Road, Somers, MT 59932. Phone: 406-890-0269.
Del's Bar. 100 Somers Road, Somers, MT 59932. Phone: 406-857-3351.
The Somers Bay Cafe. Located in the old Somers State Bank Building. Phone: 406-857-2660.
The Somers Bay Cafe is more than a cafe, its also a small museum of sorts with displays of historical photos and artifacts donated by local residents who lived in that time period. A beautiful mural of old Somers Land and the town from 1910 graces the outside deck wall.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Montana Adventure Guide by Genevieve Rowles. Offering coverage of the history, culture, geography and climate, this book also looks at wilderness trips in Montana, USA. Areas featured include Flathead and Clearwater Mountains, and fly-fishing, Nordic skiing, rock-hounding and overnight hiking excursions are all covered. Order now...
Montana Off the Beaten Path, 9th Edition: A Guide to Unique Places by Ednor Therriault and Michael McCoy. Discover hidden attractions, unusual locales, unique finds and quirky cultural tidbits; all the interesting stuff you'd want to see and experience if you only knew about them. Order now...
Benchmark Montana Road & Recreation Atlas by Benchmark Maps. Large-scale Landscape MapsTM and a complete 30-page Recreation Guide make it the ideal planning tool for any outdoor adventure. Benchmark field-checkers drove thousands of miles to make sure the Montana Road & Recreation Atlas is the most accurate and reliable map product. Order now...
Trail Riding Western Montana by Carellen Barnett. This trail guide is full of tips on the best trails for horses, equine first aid and preparing for the rigors of backcountry riding. Forty-nine trail descriptions include maps and photos and provide information for a short day rides and extended pack trips. Order now...
Moon Montana, 9th Edition (Moon Handbooks) by Judy Jewell and W.C. McRae. This guide has complete information about all of Big Sky Country, from Yellowstone National Park to the eastern prairies of the state, to help the traveler plan a memorable vacation. Order now...
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