Trip Planning

Flathead River (Montana)

The Flathead River in the northwestern region of the state of Montana flows for roughly 158 miles (254 km) and fills the Clark Fork. The river begins its journey from the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Rockies) located at the northern tip of Glacier National Park, and proceeds southwest towards Flathead Lake, emptying at the Clark Fork. …

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Flathead National Forest (Montana)

The Flathead National Forest Measuring 2.4 million acres (3,758 square miles) with 1 million acres (1,544 square miles) designated as wilderness, the forest primarily lies in Flathead County, south and west of Glacier National Park. Named after Flathead Native Americans inhabiting the area, the forest offers spellbinding vistas, spectacular horizons, and loads of adventures and …

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Driving to Glacier National Park

Are you concerned about flying this year? Driving to Montana from within the United States is a great way to enrich your vacation. Many of the routes here are incredibly scenic, there is less traffic on the road these days, and it is generally less expensive (especially now with low fuel prices). Depending on where …

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Purifying Water in the Wild

You’re stuck in the woods, supplies are running low, and the only source of water is a stream running along the edge of the forest. Can you dip your head in and a take a drink? Not a good idea, the water may contain toxic, microscopic organisms that can make you ill, or worse. Although …

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Glacier National Park Weather

When vacationing in the mountains, the weather can be unpredictable. Coming prepared can make all the difference in the world, especially during colder times of the year. Although extremely rare, it can snow in Glacier National Park every month of the year therefore bringing appropriate clothing (just in case) can be the difference between a …

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Golf Courses in Montana – Part 1

Golfing in Montana is a unique delight. Stunning forestry and mountainous backdrops coupled by comfortable temperatures can bring out your best game. Competitive green fees and affordable lodging are a perfect combination for your next golf vacation. In no particular order, enjoy Part 1 of our Montana golf course list. Buffalo Hill Golf Club Type: …

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Wilderness Apps for Android & iOS

Apps for Adventurers According to Statista there are 3.3 billion worldwide smartphone users in 2019, with expected growth to 3.8 billion by 2021. Chances are you are part of this statistic, even if you’re an avid outdoorsman (or woman). With such a high likelihood that your smartphone accompanies you on your outdoor adventures, we have …

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