Kalispell Island Trail #49


This trail is an extremely easy hike around Kalispell Island. The trail runs along the back of campsites, so staying on the trail is important.

USGS Quad(s): Priest Lake SW
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At a Glance

Fees May be a small fee for parking.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Open to foot traffic only.
Closest Towns: Priest River, Idaho

General Information


Off of Highway 57, turn (milepost 31¼) onto Kalispell Bay Road. Travel approx. 1 mile and turn right onto the West Lakeshore Road towards the Priest Lake Marina. Just past the marina turn left at the Kalispell Bay Boat Launch.

This trail is only accessible by boat. Boaters can access the island by going to Kalispell Vista or Sandy Point Day Use areas. Once on the island, the trail can be accessed from any point.



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  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles