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Address: Bigfork, MT
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An excellent bass fishing lake.

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One of the best breakfasts in the valley! Huge portions, take the leftovers for another meal! Everything is made from scratch. Be sure to get the coffee cake of the day. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan863442
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Bigfork, Montana
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Bigfork, Montana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best breakfasts in the valley! Huge portions, take the leftovers for another meal! Everything is made from scratch. Be sure to get the coffee cake of the day. It's always delicious! I have been there at least 10 times this year and have never been disappointed!

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Thank Susan863442
Lafayette
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a beautiful lake. There is just too much boat traffic on it for it's size.Most of the year it's ok. But, during the summer it can be noisy. I wouldn't recommend renting a home on the lake, given a choice. Too many of the homes are side by side. If you like privacy this may not be the lake... More 

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Thank bmac1260
High River, Canada
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Enjoyed the lake. Fun to swim in. Great for families with young children as the lake shore is shallow to start with.

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Thank GREG H
Medicine Hat, Canada
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed in a cabin on Echo Lake for several days. Along with boating, swimming and just lazing around it we so serene. Their was not a single mosquito which made it blissful. Big Fork was a short 10 minute drive to shop in its gift stores and look at local artwork. The townfolk are very pleasant and we want... More 

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Thank MTnsters
South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Seemed clean, very nice people around! This was a great alternative to the giant Flathead Lake....we loved both, but this was a real treat! We had the pleasure of staying on Flathead, so seeing this additional lake was really neat.

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1 Thank travellintime1974
bigfork,mt
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Echo Lake sits in the north part of Bigfork, with amazing views of the Jewel Basin. It's a great place for water skiing, wake boarding, and Bass fishing. The water is a lot warmer than the flathead lake, so it gets a bit crowded at times. The best time to go out is after 7 pm when the crowds are... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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155 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great little lake but nothing compared to Flathead Lake (or Flathead ocean - lol) probably good for fishing.

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1 Thank DrKat S
Montana
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

small warm water lake great for fishing, boating, jet sking and relaxing. Beautiful views and friendly people.10 miles from Big Fork.

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Thank Waldo41
Glendale, California
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916 reviews
243 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice place to visit and relax like most places in Montana! We enjoyed the Echo Lake Cafe which is a nice place to stop , have coffee and see the lake

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Kalispell, Montana
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We make a special trip to go here with friends visiting us to show off what Montana feels like. They have great breakfast and lunch and dessert. Always busy, that's a good sign

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