Best trails in Whitefish

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Looking for a great trail near Whitefish, Montana? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, forest 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 in Glacier National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Herron Park or Lawrence Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Whitefish ranging from 1.4 to 4.9 miles and from 3,051 to 3,582 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Whitefish
Top trails (14)
#1 - Danny On National Recreation Trail
Flathead National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 16 m
Danny On National Recreation Trail is a 7.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Whitefish, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primShow more
#2 - Lion Mountain Trail
Whitefish, Montana
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
This trail is a nice stroll through the woods. It is very easy and doable by all ages and experience. Note: If dogs are not under positive voice control, they must be leashed. Please remove pet wastShow more
#3 - Beaver Lakes via Lion Mountain Trail
Stillwater State Forest
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Length: 21.6 mi • Est. 10 h 38 m
Beautiful route that's very simple with a great variety of trees and flowers. Note: If dogs are not under positive voice control, they must be leashed. Please remove pet waste with the provided mutt Show more
#4 - Swift Creek Loop
Whitefish Lake State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 38 m
This trail offers great views while being surrounded by large lush trees. This is a great trail for kids and dogs with ample parking. Note: If dogs are not under positive voice control, they must be Show more
#5 - Smith Lake via Swift Creek Loop
Whitefish Lake State Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
This is a pleasantly wooded trail to Smith Lake. It is easy and fairly flat trail with several short inclines. Note: If dogs are not under positive voice control, they must be leashed. Please remove Show more
#6 - Round Meadows Trail
Flathead National Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi
Round Meadows Trail is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitefish, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#7 - Big Mountain via Summit Trail
Whitefish Lake State Park
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Length: 16.1 mi • Est. 8 h 6 m
Big Mountain via Summit Trail is a 16.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Whitefish, Montana that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#8 - Lupfer Lookout
Whitefish, Montana
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Nice walk in the woods.Show more
#9 - Journey Trail
Whitefish, Montana
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Journey Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitefish, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessiShow more
#10 - Lupfer Trail Loop
Whitefish, Montana
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Lupfer Trail Loop is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Whitefish, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
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