Kalispell, Montana Trail Guide

Located in Montana's Glacier Country, Kalispell, Montana is the hub of the Flathead Valley. There are several year-round multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking, equestrian, snowshoeing, and nordic skiing trails within minutes of Kalispell that will put you far above the bustling city.

Take a self-guided tour of Historic Downtown Kalispell or head up to Lone Pine State Park or Foy's to Blacktail Trails at Herron Park for single track and spectacular views of the Flathead Valley. Great Northern Rails to Trails offers bikers an opportunity to connect the town of Somers on the north shore of Flathead Lake west to Kila bordering the Smith Lake Waterfowl Production Area, on easy grade paved trail. For the more adventurous, start at the Foy's to Blacktail Herron Park trailhead and trek around 18 miles to the top of Blacktail Mountain to the south.

Below is list of local favorite trails around the Kalispell area. All make for great day hikes or rides. Select a trail and add it to your trip.

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Kalispell, Montana
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Kalispell, Montana
Community | Village or Town

Where the spirit of Northwest Montana lives. Where the mighty mountains of the Crown of the Continent soar. Where the cold, clear Flathead River snakes from wild lands in Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness to the largest…

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Kalispell Historic Walking Tour (self-guided) | Kalispell, Montana
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Step into downtown Kalispell of the early 1900's. The optimism of Kalispell’s early entrepreneurs  endures in the architecture of the brick and stone buildings lining the streets. Artists' co-ops, shops, bookstores, boutiques and…

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Lone Pine State Park | Kalispell, Montana
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Lone Pine State Park | Kalispell, Montana
Natural Area | State or Provincial Park

Lone Pine State Park offers 7.5 miles of trails available for hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. Park visitors will be sure to find a great hike to revitalize their soul and a peaceful spot to relax and view area wildflowers,…

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Foy's to Blacktail Trails at Herron Park | Kalispell, Montana
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Foy's to Blacktail Trails at Herron Park | Kalispell, Montana
Outdoor Adventure | Hiking Trail or Trailhead

The trails at Herron Park offer over 15 miles of interconnected, looped trails - just 10 minutes from downtown Kalispell. These single track trails are open year-round to all non-motorized users. Most hikers, bikers, cross country skiers and…

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Great Northern Rails to Trails | Kalispell, Montana
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Rails to Trails of Northwest Montana, a grassroots nonprofit, has paved approximately 22 miles of the Great Northern Rail Trail around Kalispell, from the town of Somers on the north shore of Flathead Lake, west to Kila bordering the Smith Lake…

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1 Kalispell, Montana
2 Kalispell Historic Walking Tour (self-guided) | Kalispell, Montana
3 Lone Pine State Park | Kalispell, Montana
4 Foy's to Blacktail Trails at Herron Park | Kalispell, Montana
5 Great Northern Rails to Trails | Kalispell, Montana