Located at the base of Big Mountain, next to its namesake, Whitefish Lake, is Whitefish, Montana. This charming city is home to an estimated population of 6,649 people as of 2013 and is within a short driving distance to Glacier National Park and the Canadian border. Whether one is an outdoor enthusiast, an art lover, a history buff, or someone who simply enjoys the feel of a hometown community, Whitefish is a great place to be.
Surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and abundant forests, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of Whitefish’s all season outdoor recreation opportunities. Skiing and snowboarding is available at the renowned Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort on Big Mountain. Other wintertime sports in the area include snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and dog sledding. During the warmer months, the Whitefish Trail has “25 miles of natural surface trails and seven trailheads located in forested, rural environment” for hiking, mountain biking, running and nature watching. Because of the diversity of wildlife, hunting and fishing are also enjoyed in the area.
Recreation is not limited to the outdoors in Whitefish. Year-round, live theater productions by the Whitefish Theatre Co. and Alpine Theatre Project are performed at Whitefish’s 2 downtown theaters, the Whitefish Performing Arts Center and the O’Shaughnessy Center. The performing arts in Whitefish also include the Glacier Symphony Orchestra, the Glacier Chorale, and the Amadeus Festival.
Visual arts are also plentiful in Whitefish. The myriad of galleries, exhibits and retail stores are sure to please art lovers as well as the Whitefish Gallery Nights held the “first Thursday of each month from May to October.”
History buffs can enjoy the Stumptown Historical Society Museum located at the Whitefish Train Depot.
Finally, Whitefish festivals such as the Whitefish Winter Carnival, Huckleberry Days, and Great Northwest Oktoberfest are great attractions where the community comes together for good food, entertainment and hometown comradery.
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Address: 1581 Baker Ave., Ste. A, Whitefish, MT 59937