Ashley Lake

Ashley Lake Panoramic

Ashley Lake is a special treat in Montana’s Glacier Country. Several miles of gravel road are required to get to the lake’s shore, so it is never overcrowded. The nearest large town is Kalispell, 16 miles away. The 2,850-acre lake…

Hungry Horse Reservoir

Early Autumn at Hungry Horse Reservoir

Hungry Horse Reservoir in Montana’s Glacier Country offers a wealth of recreational opportunities to northwestern Montana visitors. The nearly 24,000-acre lake provides flood control and hydroelectric power to the area as well as being a focal point for recreation within…

Thompson Chain of Lakes

Montana State Fish-Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Most visitors driving along US 2 in Montana’s Glacier Country region have likely admired the Thompson Chain of Lakes as they passed. Located about 45 miles south of Libby, the group of glacial kettle lakes along the highway present a…

Saint Mary Lake

Saint Mary Lake Sunset

At 3900 acres, Saint Mary Lake is the second-largest lake in Glacier National Park. Saint Mary Lake is one of the most visited lakes, because the popular ‘Going To The Sun Road’ travels along the northern side of the lake…

Two Medicine Lake

Running Eagle Falls Near Two Medicine Lake

Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park is one of three popular lakes close together and sharing the Two Medicine name. The middle lake, usually referred to as Two Medicine Lake, is the site of a popular campground and a…

Kintla Lake

Glacier National Park-View of Upper Kintla Lake

One of the most remote campgrounds that can be reached by car in Glacier National Park graces the shore of Kintla Lake. Beautiful Kintla Lake lies in the far northwest corner of the sprawling park, about 40 miles north of…

Swiftcurrent Lake

Many Glacier Valley-Grinnell Lake

When many visitors to Glacier National Park think of lakes in the area, it is often Swiftcurrent Lake that comes to mind. Often photographed, this beautiful little glacier-fed lake hosts the Many Glaciers Hotel and is the one most park…

Lake Josephine

Lake Josephine Lakeshore

One of the prettiest lakes in Many Glaciers Valley is Lake Josephine. This glacier-fed lake covers 137 acres upstream from better-known Swiftcurrent Lake and receives numerous visitors over the course of a year. A highlight of any trip to the…

Grinnell Lake

Bird's Eye View of Grinnell Lake

Grinnell Lake is the reward at the end of the Grinnell Lake Trail. And what a reward it is! The entire trail, although considered one of the easiest hikes in Glacier National Park, also offers some of the most spectacular…

Leigh Lake

Kootenai National Forest

Often described as one of the world’s most unique lakes, little Leigh Lake holds waters so clear that viewers feel as though they could reach down and touch the bottom many feet below. The lake, located in Montana’s Glacier Country,…

Tally Lake

Tally Lake, in Montana’s Glacier Country region, is fast becoming a favorite among the adventurous. Located 15 miles west of the town of Whitefish, the lake lies in the Salish Mountains within the Flathead National Forest, providing tons of active…

Waterton Lakes

Canoeing Waterton Lakes National Park

“Where the mountains meet the prairies” is the motto of Waterton Lakes National Park, the home of three Waterton Lakes that straddle the Montana-Alberta, Canada border. This unique landscape is one of the very few places where the prairies meet…

McGregor Lake

Clear, deep McGregor Lake shines in northwestern Montana’s Glacier Country. Set against the backdrop of the Flathead National Forest and the Flathead Valley, McGregor Lake is surrounded by some of Montana’s most abundant recreation opportunities. Ski slopes, snowmobile trails, golf…

Swan Lake MT

Sunset at Swan Lake

Montana conjures images of snow-capped mountains and clean waters full of fish, and Swan Lake more than lives up to that reputation. Surrounded by the Flathead National Forest in Glacier Country, Swan Lake is popular with boaters while still maintaining…

Fishercap Lake

Scenic View of Fishercap Lake

Fishercap Lake is a secluded, almost secret spot in Montana’s remote Glacier National Park wilderness. Spectacular jagged mountains surround this tiny 12-acre lake on all sides, the lake’s crystalline surface mirroring the peaks on a clear day. This is one…