The Whitefish Trail- Beaver Lakes Trailhead

The Whitefish Trail is a user supported, community-driven asset providing over 25 miles of natural surface trails and seven trailheads located in a forested, rural environment. The diverse trail system is appropriate for outdoor enthusiasts and families including hikers, dog walkers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and runners of all abilities.  


Latitude: 48.429935 Longitude: -114.446658 Elevation: 3347 ft


Highlights and Best Features of this Trail

The Whitefish Trail is comprised of stacked loops, scenic overlooks, beautiful single-track trail and gated logging roads. It is a fabulous portal into prime wildlife habitat, sweeping vistas, and mountainous recreational hubs. The Whitefish Trail is the result of a community collaborative project driven by Whitefish Legacy Partners, a local non-profit.

Full Description of this Recreation Trail

Just ten miles from downtown Whitefish people are discovering the expansice recreational opportunities in Beaver Lakes. Pristine waters and beautiful forests have inspired families for generations to fish, hike and camp in quiet seclusion. With over seven lakes, numerous vistas, and several loops, there is so much to explore on the Whitefish Trail. Three trailheads (Beaver Lake, North Beaver Connector and Woods Lake) provide several options for long excursions, scenic vistas, or shorter loop hikes throughout this beautiful area.

Trail Distance

There are over 25 miles of multi-use trails that make up the Whitefish Trail system.

Type of Trail Experience

Multiple Trailheads

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

Beaver Trailhead is accessible off Hwy 93 North, 7.5 miles from downtown Whitefish. Turn right on Beaver Lake Road, continue 1.6 miles. Access to North Beaver Connection and Woods Lake Trailhead can be accessed beyond Beaver Lakes Trailhead.

Leave a Comment