Plan Your Adventure
There are so many things to do in Whitefish, Montana, and Glacier National Park in every season. Experience the best of this region with these itinerary highlights:
Glacier National Park
- Just 26 miles from Pine Lodge, Glacier National Park offers endless vacation opportunities.
- Plan for a minimum seven-day stay to fully experience this incredible natural paradise.
- Enjoy a scenic drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, a 50-mile stretch with expansive views of the Lewis Range and access to iconic alpine lakes. Going-to-the-Sun Road typically opens in mid-June and closes in mid-October.
- Explore the newly designed Whitefish Trail, offering a 55-mile recreational trail system with mountain, forest, and lake views.
- Glacier National Park boasts 700 miles of trails and rugged wilderness, with favorites like Avalanche Lake and Highline Trail from Logan Pass. Keep your eyes peeled for resident wildlife, including grizzly and black bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, deer, and more.
Whitefish Mountain Resort
- Winter recreation is a staple of Whitefish. Whether you ski, snowboard, or stay cozy at the resort, we offer complimentary shuttle service from The Pine Lodge to Whitefish Mountain Resort and much more with our White Glove Experience!
- In the summer, Whitefish Mountain Resort offers downhill mountain biking, zipline tours, an alpine slide, aerial adventure park, and more.
- Spring is one of the best kept secrets for mountain bikers. Going-to-the-Sun Road is closed to cars, but open to bikers and walkers, providing a quieter glimpse into the heart of the park.
- Whitefish Trails features 10 trailheads, 36 miles of single track and gated logging roads, stacked loops, and scenic overlooks.
- Whitefish Mountain Resort offers over 40 miles of mountain bike trails, suitable for all skill levels, including lift-serviced trails for downhill free-riders.
- Enjoy guided trips on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, offering thrilling whitewater or scenic sections.
- Experience the North Fork of the Flathead River with mellower rapids and stunning Glacier views.
- With over 1,500 lakes within 50 miles, fishing opportunities abound.
- Catch native westslope cutthroat, rainbow, and brook trout, perch, northern pike, and bass.
- Discover nine championship golf courses within a 45-minute drive of The Pine Lodge, designed by world-renowned architects.
- Enjoy bent-grass greens, open links-style, and forest-lined fairways with stunning mountain views.
- Nestled at the edge of Whitefish, is Whitefish Lake – all that remains of an ice age glacier that flowed across the area. It offers water sports and three primary public access points: City Beach, Les Mason State Park, and Whitefish Lake State Park.
- Enjoy the Apgar Bike Path, a dog-friendly trail in Glacier National Park.
- Visit pet-friendly breweries and restaurants in downtown Whitefish, like Bonsai Brewing Project.
- Let your dog socialize at the Hugh Rogers WAG Dog Park.
- Treat your pup to a dessert at Sweet Peaks Ice Cream.
- Hop on a paddleboard or kayak explore the Whitefish River. Don’t forget your pet’s lifejacket!
- Remember: Glacier National Park does not permit dogs on trails or along lakeshores outside of developed locations. They are allowed in frontcountry campgrounds, picnic and parking areas and along roads.
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