Looking for a great trail near Kalispell, Montana? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Lone Pine State Park or Whitefish Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Woodland Park. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Kalispell ranging from 2.4 to 23 miles and from 2,949 to 7,421 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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icy
1 month ago

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blowdown
off trail
snow
1 month ago

Hiked this December 30th, it was overcast and it was eerily beautiful. Most of the hike we were in the clouds. We couldn’t finish the hike due to a lot of fallen trees covering a huge part of the switchbacks and had to go off trail. Lots of snow. Lots of animal tracks.

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icy
2 months ago

The road to the trail is solid ice 3 miles before the trailhead, right at the Switchback TH. My AWD lost traction, did a 180 and almost went into a ravine. Thanks to my trusty snow shovel I was able to hack a path in the ice for my tires and get out. I’m sure the trail itself is amazing, just be forewarned if you want to get there now. I’ll be back for another go in the spring/summer.

They should really add some bigger burms

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snow
3 months ago

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snow
3 months ago

Nice hike just minutes away from the city of Kalispell. Great view at the top.

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muddy
4 months ago

I recommend this as a midday stroll. The trail is unnecessarily twisty and poorly marked. However there is plenty of in city wildlife to see and it is rather family friendly.

Really nice trail that’s close to town so there were a fair amount of people on it. It’s dog-friendly and my dog had a great time

I LOVED this hike. Our crew has been doing a lot of hiking this year (that's new compared to years past). We found this one to be relatively easier than others we have done so far. But that doesn't mean it was easy. We definitely felt challenged. The beginning of the hike seems to be almost straight up with a lot of switchbacks. I lost count how many. We did encounter snow in the last half-ish mile to the lake. The lake was beautiful. I was thankful I brought extra stuff in my pack to sit on because otherwise we would have been sitting in snow for our lunch. We did take our lab (on a leash) and we had 2 young children on foot and a baby in tow. We encountered some people on dirt bikes but everyone was cordial and shared the path. Incredible views. Thankful we did it..

We were so excited for this hike, but unfortunately there were down trees on each switchback. We made it a little more than half way and decided to turn back because we were 50 or so switchbacks up and continued to have to crawl through it all. Hopefully it’s cleared soon! Just wanted to leave the review to give everyone a heads up that are planning to attempt it!

hiking
4 months ago

A great trail but as of October 1st, tons of downed trees in the last half mile or so before the lake. I assume most of it's from the recent storm. annoying for hikers but impassable for stock. be ready to do a lot of clearing if you try to take horses. But still a nice hike. I saw nobody on the trail and only one set of tracks since the snow, so great for solitude.

Some trees and branches had fallen from the latest wind storm. As of Sept 29, it's snowing lightly and some is sticking on the trail. Not slick yet, but be careful anyway. Trail is decent, but due to a fallen tree on the road, we had to park about 1 km (.6 mi) and walk to the trailhead.

Great loop trail Few bikers I went w my three dogs

hiking
4 months ago

very nice hike. Trail is in great condition.

Nice and easy trail with a great lookout over Kalispell. You'll enjoy the loop.

This was a beautiful fall hike. Wonderful views of the Flathead Valley. Lots of rocks and roots along the trail. We did not realize motorized bikes were allowed on this trail. We saw ten! Passing these vehicles was difficult in some spots. We counted thirteen switchbacks up to the lake.

on Birch Lake Trail

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rocky
scramble
5 months ago

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL hike facing Flathead Lake after trail split with Mt. Aneas Trail! Views of the lake throughout hike plus views of several mtn ranges. The lake itself is tranquil and serene. Take a lunch and a cold beverage and spend a little time enjoying the spot. Several short sections of trail are steep and offer a little bit of challenge. Most of the trail is fairly easy and well maintained.

on Lone Pine Trail

hiking
5 months ago

Nice variety of trails here, some steeper than others. Great views of Flathead Valley from the top. Mature Center at top has nice info and educational programs for all ages. Great 1-2 hour hikes; family friendly; close to town and convenient!

Started at 3pm finished at 5pm on a Saturday mid September. There were a few other people but for the most part very little traffic.

hiking
5 months ago

I loved the views!! There were parts that were challenging, but the view made it worth it!

This was a great hike! so many huckleberries on the way up!

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bugs
5 months ago

New nature trail /recently cut and mowed - great for kids about 1 mile long and fairly level/smooth path. lots of surrounding water/ponds so mosquitoes were an issue. We saw a couple Does and a Buck.

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