Bigfork, Montana


Outdoor enthusiasts have endless recreational opportunities with Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall and the Swan Wilderness Areas located nearby. Flathead Lake offers fishing, boating and other water activities. Click on the links below for more information.


Festivals and Events

Festival of the Arts - August. Main Streets of Downtown Bigfork.

Bigfork Events
Web site featuring the events held in Bigfork.


Eagle Bend Golf Club. 279 Eagle Bend Drive, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-7310; Toll-free: 1-800-255-5641. E-mail

Guides and Outfitters - Fishing

Bagley Guide Service. Phone: 406-837-3618.

Bigfork Anglers. 405 Bridge Street, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-3675.

Crane Mountain Guide Service. Phone: 406-837-0918.

Flathead Lake Charters. PO Box 8074, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-3632.

Two River Gear. 603 Electric Avenue, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-3474.

Wild Trout Adventures. PO Box 323, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-3838. E-mail

Guides and Outfitters - Hunting and Fishing

Channel Outfitters. 136 Saddle Loop, Bigfork, MT 59911. Toll-free:1- 800-325-7496. E-mail

Hiking Trails

Swan River Nature Trail
Trailhead starts at the east end of Grand Avenue in downtown Bigfork.

Outdoor Recreation

Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. Flathead National Forest.

Flathead National Forest. Swan Lake Ranger Station - 200 Ranger Station Road, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-7500; Fax: 406-837-7503.

Downhill skiing, fishing, floating, rafting, hiking trails, scenic drives, hunting, fishing, berry picking.

Jewel Basin. Flathead National Forest.
Hiking and over 20 lakes provide fishing for cutthroat and rainbow trout.

Wayfarers State Park. 8600 Mt. Highway 35, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-752-5501. GPS: 48.0548; -114.07543.

Located on the northeast shore of Flathead Lake, Wayfarers Park is popular with photographers with an abundance of wildflowers to enjoy, a nature walk over rocky shoreline to cliffs with a beautiful view of the lake and picnic areas.

Para Sailing

Sky Fly'N Para Sail. At Marina Cay, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-2161; Toll-free: 1-888-377-4115. E-mail

Snow Skiing

Blacktail Mountain. 30 minutes from Bigfork, west of Lakeside.

Jewel Basin Bigfork Montana Cross Country Ski Trails

Whitefish Mountain. Located nearby Whitefish.

Sporting Good and Equipment Rentals

Bigfork Water Sports. 451 Electric Avenue, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-249-3732. E-mail

Mountain Mike's Rental Bikes & Guided Tours. 417 Bridge Street, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-253-2453.

Wild Wave Rentals. 180 Vista Lane, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-253-5800.


Skyflyn' Helicoter Tours. Toll-free: 1-888-377-4115. E-mail

Wild Horse Boat Trips. 452 Grand Drive, Bigfork, MT 59911. Phone: 406-837-5617.

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