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Flathead National Forest

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Address: Whitefish, MT
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A scenic hiking area which offers berrypicking.

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I Love Our National Forests!

The Forest is absolutely beautiful, well kept and just amazing! Take your camera because you will need it to document all the beauty and wildlife too!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
TigerLilyTuck
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Whitefish, Montana
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Whitefish, Montana
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Forest is absolutely beautiful, well kept and just amazing! Take your camera because you will need it to document all the beauty and wildlife too!

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Sykesville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband & I took a recent trip to Montana and decided to drive up to Moose Lake in Flathead National Forest. Thank goodness for 4WD, because we hit some snow near the lake. We had the entire lake to ourselves and the view was amazing! Jumping in the snow, breathing in the fresh mountain air, and taking in all... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We saw the sign to the dam so we decided to go take a look. Wow, what a beautiful and large lake. We ended up driving all the way around it. Word of warning: Only the first 10 miles are paved. The rest of the hundred plus miles is graveled. The road back to Martin City was in better shape,... More 

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Waseca, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I visited the Hungry Horse Damn/Recreational Area south of Galcier National Park. The scenery is spectacual, and there are no crowds like in the National Park.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

lovely forest and huge lake ..I cant get enough of the place..fishing is great .deer bars every were ,,some thing every one should see!

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Hamptonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We drove around the east side of the lake into the forest, then took NF 115 dirt road all the way through the National Forest, coming out north of Polebridge, 16 miles from the Canadian border. The road takes you past several small lakes & primative campsite areas.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

It may not be as awesome as Glacier National Park, but it is beautiful and the hiking is terrific. We hiked a trail that took us to beautiful scenic overlooks and we could have gone on for days.

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Thank Rob H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

National Forest such as this are indeed a great American treasure. It was so thoughtful of our forefathers to have the vision to preserve nature for future generations. What a great way to spend a day observing the beauty of nature and wildlife sightings make it even that much better. Turn off the electronics and enjoy. Drive, hike or whatever.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I went on a hike with my family over the weekend from the Strawberry Lake trailhead to Wildcat Lake (and back). It was steep uphill almost the entire way, a little over 10 miles, but the views we took in were awesome! Aside from sopping wet shoes, I say it was worth every second 😉

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Thank Helena O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Next to beautiful Flathead Lake. I took four of our five children and we loved it. Stayed at new Hampton Inn. Trees are amazing. A must see part of Montana

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