RE/MAX of Bigfork, Montana in the Beautiful Flathead Valley
The Flathead Valley
The 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 Parks, the Swan & Mission Mountain ranges 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.
Several 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.
The 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. Golfers 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!