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Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

Whether you are an expert skier/snowboarder, or you are out for your first time, Whitefish Mountain Resort (Big Mountain) is a world-class Ski Resort, offering a first-class experience. Big Mountain is also a great location for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.


Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is on the Southern End of the Flathead Valley and offers a variety of runs at an affordable rate. Check out their websites for the snow report, ticket details, and more information.

 

Whitefish Mountain Resort Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Cross-country Skiing

The Whitefish Golf Course turns into the Glacier Nordic Center in the winter offering miles of groomed trails for cross-country and skate skiing. Information on other groomed trails in the Valley can be found on their website.

 

 

Glacier Nordic Center

Great Northern Powder Guides

Montana's only backcountry ski/snowboard operation is here in the Flathead Valley, just north of Whitefish! They operate on over 20,000 acres in the beautiful Stillwater State Forest, a short 20 miles north of Whitefish, Montana. All of their trips are fully guided to provide guests with a safe and unforgettable backcountry experience.

 

Great Northern Powder Guides

Snowmobiling

The area is abundant with groomed snowmobile trails. Bring your own sled, rent one locally, or take a snowmobile tour. There are several outfitters including Whitefish Marine, J&L Snowmobile Rentals, and Swan Mountain Snowmobiling.

 

Whitefish Marine J&L Snowmobile Rentals Swan Mountain Snowmobiling

Dog Sledding

Dog sledding is a one of a kind way to explore Montana in winter! 

 

Dog Sled Adventures MT

Skijoring

This sport combines horses and skiing for one exciting race! Check out the following links on where to check out the action locally! 

 

Rebecca Farm Whitefish Skijoring

Sledding

Bring your own sleds, or pick one up at Costco or Sportsman Ski Haus! There are several great sledding hills in the area.

 

Bufflo Hill Golf Course in Kalispell allows Sledding in their off season as long as there is plenty of snow! 

 

Herron Park in Kalispell is also one of our favorites and is great for cross country skiing as well!

 

Herron Park

Fat Tire Biking

Are you an avid mountain biker, enjoy riding a bike, or simply want to try something new? Fat Tire Biking might be you thing! Fat bikes ride similar to regular bikes, but have large "fat" tires so you can bike on the snow! Check out Glacier Cyclery and Nordic for fat bike rentals.

 

Glacier Cyclery & Nordic

Brash Winter Rodeo Series

The Brash Winter Rodeo series takes place at the Majestic Arena located just 5 minutes up the road! Enjoy rodeo all winter long!

 

Brash Rodeo

Ice Fishing

Love to fish? Whether you are a die hard ice fisherman or going out for your first time, a guided trip is a great place to start! 

 

Montana Fishing Guides Hooked on Montana

Whitefish Winter Carnival

What is the Legend of Ullr you ask? Check out all of the Festivities of the Whitefish Winter Carnival! 

 

Whitefish Winter Carnival

Iceskating

There are several great places to go iceskating! Stumptown Ice Den is an indoor facility in Whitefish open year round for public skate. Woodland Ice Center is an outdoor facility located in Kalispell and open for public skate seasonally. 

 

Woodland Ice Center Stumptown Ice Den

Snowshoeing

Most of your favorite hikes are still possible all year long if you strap on a pair of snowshoes! You can rent snowshoes locally or bring your own. If you don't want to go to far, explore our property or the state land located just down the street. 

 

Sportsman Ski Haus Rentals

Indoor Activities

 

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