RE/MAX of Bigfork, Montana in the Beautiful Flathead Valley

The Flathead Valley

a_bigfork1bThe beautiful Flathead Valley in NW Montana is situated near Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. Glacier National Park’s, the Swan & Mission Mountain range’s majestic snowcapped peaks can be seen valley-wide.  The area is a friendly place with lots of shopping, art galleries, historic areas, gourmet restaurants, live theater, beautiful golf courses and festival events throughout the year.

lake1bSeveral distinct communities create the area:  Kalispell, the central commercial hub; Bigfork, Polson and Lakeside, dot the shores of Flathead Lake; Whitefish, the alpine village at the base of the Whitefish Mountain range; and Columbia Falls, known as the “gateway to Glacier Park.”

flow2bThe beautiful lakes & rivers throughout the valley provide vast recreational opportunities for boating, skiing, scenic cruises, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking or just basking along the shores. Winter & falls sports abound with cross-country & downhill skiing, hunting, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. The numerous state and national parks offer an endless variety of hiking and camping opportunities.  valley1bGolfers can spend summer days on the award winning courses such as Eagle Bend- (Bigfork), Meadow Lakes (Columbia Falls) and Northern Pines (Kalispell). One can take to the skies in a hot air balloon, a glider, helicopter tour or quick parasailing flight over Flathead Lake The region is served by Glacier National Airport, Amtrak and Interstates 93 & 2.  As a vacation destination, a place to retire or raise a family, the low crime rate, good medical facilities and friendly lifestyle make you want to stay forever!