Day Hiking

Trail Conditions Report and Map

The Danny On Memorial Trail is very popular and located within the Big Mountain Ski Area north of Whitefish. This self-guided trail provides you with an opportunity to observe and learn about plants and animals of the high country.

Three people in vests, flannel and jackets hike through a conifer forest surrounded by fall-colored bushes.Access to the trail is unique; hikers can ride the chair lift up and hike down or hike up and ride the chair down or hike both ways. Fees for riding the chair are approximately $10 per person, check the Whitefish Mountain Resort's web page for maps and chair life schedules and fees.

Other recommended hiking trails by district:

Glacier View District:

  • Mt. Hefty
  • Whitefish Divide
  • Ralph Thayer Memorial (NRT)
  • Moose Peak
  • Huntsberger Lake

Hungry Horse District:

  • Great Northern Mountain
  • Columbia Mountain
  • Doris Ridge
  • Baptiste Lookout
  • Wheeler Creek

Spotted Bear District:

  • Gunsight Peak
  • South Fork
  • Bruce Creek
  • Spotted Bear Lookout
  • Spotted Bear -Schafer

Swan Lake District:

  • Strawberry Lake
  • Sixmile
  • Bond Creek
  • Holland Gordon
  • Peter's Ridge
  • Holland Falls

Tally Lake District:

  • Round Meadow Trails
  • Tally Mountain
  • Ingalls Mountain
  • Johnson Peak
  • Stovepipe Canyon
  • Elk Mountain
  • Finger Lake

Day Hiking Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities