Flathead Lake Interpretive Trail #77


View of Flathead Lake from Beardance Trail

This short, 0.4 mile loop interpretive trail hikes the short but steep distance down to excellent view of Flathead Lake and the western skyline.  This trail was developed in partnership with the Bigfork High School.

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At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Bigfork
Water: No

General Information

Directions: From Bigfork, go south on Highway 35 past Woods Bay, and turn right after mile marker 23, entering the Beardance trailhead parking. The trail goes downhill from both parking areas, creating a loop.

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3,071 feet - 3,071 feet