Backpacking

Flathead National Forest's Jewel Basin is a 15,000 acre hiking area, maintained exclusively for hiking and camping. The Jewel Basin is located at the north end of the Swan Mountain Range east of Kalispell and is used heavily every day throughout the summer.


Backpacking Areas

Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/flathead/recreation/hiking/?recid=66162&actid=51