Flathead Lake

FlatheadLakeShelterBayFlathead Lake, Montana is the largest fresh water lake west of the Mississippi river. At 50 miles long and up to 10 miles wide, you can make a day or more of driving around the lake and visit the lovely places to stop along the way. Enjoy Montana fare and Made in Montana beverages along the way at breweries and road houses, and shop the fresh fruit stands along the east shore. Nothing beats the views across the lake, except the view through crystal clear water to long ago sunken logs laying on the lake’s bottom hundreds of feet below.

Flathead Lake is wild and scenic yet accessible in the many communities that surround the lake. Chartered boat rides depart from Bigfork, where the Swan River flows into the lake. Sailing communities are common on the west shore of the lake in Somers and Lakeside, and weekly regatas are common. Each September an incredible sport, the Dragon Boat Races, fills a state park near Lakeside with spectators and competitors.

2016 Deadication Festival A Huge Success

30 Aug

The 3rd Annual Deadication Festival was a first for the city of Columbia Falls. After the festival’s first two years at Stillwater Landing, the festival organizer, Emily Clark of Make It Groovy Productions, decided to move the festival into the heart of town. In Columbia Falls, that meant a really big music festival at the […]

Stacey Schnebel new Chamber director

11 May

After six months of a Board-led Chamber and in anticipation of the arriving summer season, Stacey Schnebel departs the President position of the Board of Directors and assumes role as the new Executive Director. Read more below at the Hungry Horse News: http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/schnebel-new-chamber-director/article_eb175a92-1798-11e6-bdcf-670a70a171dd.html  

May 2016 President’s Message

01 May

Are you familiar with the term “geotraveler”? If you had the opportunity to attend the Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Kalispell last month, or if you have kept up on Montana’s marketing efforts, then you know that the geotraveler is our target market for Montana tourism. Geotourism is a type of tourism that sustains or […]