The Whitefish Trail- Lupfer 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.  

The 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.


Latitude: 48.478714 Longitude: -114.486906 Elevation: 3235 ft

Full Description of this Recreation Trail

Eleven miles north of Whitefish is a small trail network offering 4 miles of trail and scenic viewpoint of Salish Range. The trail system is a combination of pre-existing logging roads and single-track trail. Due to the more remote nature of this trailhead, amenities are limited to informational kiosk only, with no garbage can, mutt mitts, or toilet facilities.

Trail Distance

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

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

Take Highway 93 North for 11.8 miles to Lupfer Road, Take a right and drive an additional mile to trailhead access road on the right.

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