Whitefish is one of the most scenic,
breathtaking areas in America.
Whitefish is surrounded on three sides by picturesque
mountain peaks that include the Big Mountain Ski and Summer
Resort just outside of town. This alpine village offers
summer activities including the most scenic gondola ride in
the Northwest, hiking, horseback riding, kids day camp,
chuckwagon dinners, village and summit dining, and music
festivals in the outdoor amphitheater.
Whitefish still retains the warm, friendly charm of its
bygone railroading days. The refurbished Great Northern
Railroad Depot, along with the western-style covered
walkways, are the focal point of the downtown area. Nestled
in the majestic Rocky Mountains on the shore of Whitefish
Lake, this small, friendly Montana town offers the best in
Housed in the historic Great Northern Railroad Depot, the
Stumptown Museum includes many railroad artifacts as well as
community memorabilia and photographs. the Depot was
restored by the Historical Society in 1990 to its original
1927 Glacier National Park chalet-like appearance. Great
Northern Locomotive #181, one of only seven of its kind ever
built, can be seen at the museum.
Enjoy Montana's only 36-hole golf course, Whitefish Lake
Golf Course, with spectacular views of both mountains and
lakes. The clubhouse offers a restaurant serving lunch and
Whitefish Lake City Beach offers a sandy swimming beach and
beautifully landscaped public park on the shores of pristine
Whitefish Lake. The sandy beach provides picnic tables and
barbecues under roofed pavilions, as well as sunbathing,
docks, and a public boat launch. Food concessions and water
craft rentals are available.