The Flathead Valley is made up of many villages, including Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Kalispell, Whitefish, Polson and Somers / Lakeside, that offer varied homes, condos and real estate along with unique sporting activities, educational opportunities, visual and performing arts, and a lots of cultural activities. Kalispell is the center of the Flathead Valley and serves as the retail and business center of Northwest Montana.
When visiting you’ll surely want to enjoy one of the beautiful lakes in the area for boating, fishing, water skiing, kayaking, canoeing and sailing. The largest is Flathead Lake, a 30+ mile long and 15 mile wide lake and known as the largest freshwater lake in the western US. Additionally there are pristine lakes that cater to smaller lake activities like Swan Lake and Echo Lake near Bigfork and Foys Lake, Lake Blaine, Ashley Lake, Bitterroot Lake, and McGregor Lake surrounding Kalispell and the hidden ice fishing haven of Lake Mary Ronan. Area rivers offer lazy float rides to tumbling whitewater on the Flathead River and Swan River. Each NW Montana lake and river has shorelines that offer unique real estate from waterfront homes, condos and cabin lifestyles for sale.
Glacier National Park is the crown jewel at the edge of the Flathead Valley. This scenic park is pure natural eye candy offering hiking, amazing vistas and camping along with historic hotels that’ll take you back in time. When winter comes along we’ve got two ski areas, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Blacktail Mountain Ski Resort, along with cross-country skiing trails. Then there’s the huckleberries …..