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West Shore / Flathead Lake

STATE PARK

Photo of a boat cruisung across Flathead Lake near West Shore State Park. Photo of a lady fishing off a boat as the sun is setting. Photo of a man hiking up a trail. Photo of a scuba diver in the lake smiling .

West Shore / Flathead Lake

STATE PARK

Come and enjoy beauty and serenity on Flathead Lake sheltered by a lush and mature fir, pine, and larch forest. Bring a picnic and enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and camping!

ALERTS / CLOSURES

ALERTS / CLOSURES
Social distancing is still required per the Governor's statewide directive to reduce spread of COVID-19. Stay safe!

Food Storage Rules: Store all attractants, day or night, in a closed, hard sided container or vehicle when not in immediate use. Tent campers without a vehicle may use available food lockers. Do not burn waste in fire ring or leave litter around camp-site. Dispose of garbage in bear-resistant dumpsters provided.


HOURS & LOCATION

SEASON & HOURS
Hours listed below are normal operating hours and may not apply when there is a special restriction or closure. Check Alerts.

Park
Open.

Campgound
Opening May 1

Potable water
Available for the 2020 season.
 

Dock
Available for the 2020 season. For status updates please visit our Facebook page or call Flathead Lake State Park, 406-837-3041.
For Waves & Wind Forecast, check NOAA Graphical Flathead Lake Forecast

LOCATION
17768 MT Hwy 93
Lakeside, MT 59922
Latitude/Longitude: (47.949392 / -114.1884523)
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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
Photo of Brian Schwartz, West Shore State Park Manager
Brian Schwartz oversees Lone Pine, West Shore and Lake Mary Ronan state parks. He previously served as a park warden with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, with the Trails and Waterways Division of the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, as a camp director on Flathead Lake, and as recreation programmer for the city of Whitefish. Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services with an emphasis in Resource Management from Mankato State University.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
West Shore / Flathead Lake State Park
300 Lone Pine Road
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone: May 16- Sept. 21:
406-844-3044
Sept. 21 - May 15:
755-2706 ext. 3
Email: bschwartz2@mt.gov

West Shore / Flathead Lake

STATE PARK


Activities

  1. Bird Watching
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. Canoeing
  5. Fishing
  6. Hiking
  7. Kayaking
  8. Lake Fishing
  9. Motor Boating
  10. Photography
  11. Picnicking
  12. RV Camping
  13. Sightseeing
  14. Swimming
  15. Tent Camping
  16. Water Skiing
  17. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Bear Resistant Storage Lockers
  3. Boat Launch
  4. Campsite
  5. Camp Host
  6. Dock
  7. Electricity
  8. Firewood for Sale
  9. Grills/Fire Rings
  10. Parking
  11. Pets Allowed
  12. Picnic Tables
  13. RV Electrical Hookups
  14. Toilets (Vault)
  15. Trash Cans
  16. Water


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