Lone Pine State Park

Quick Facts

Lone Pine State Park

Montana

(406) 752-5501

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Things To Do

Overview

The overlooks at Lone Pine State Park present a dramatic view of the Flathead Valley. On a clear day, you can see Flathead Lake, Big Mountain, the Jewel Basin and Glacier National Park. A walk through the visitor center will provide information on living with wildlife in the wildland-urban interface, along with a look at wildlife and forest ecology within the park. At the park's gift store you can find a variety of informative books on area wildlife, wildflowers and more. With over five miles of trails at the park, you will be sure to find a great hike to revitalize your soul, a peaceful spot to relax, or a fresh sign of area wildlife. Bring a lunch and take advantage of the park's picnic area under a canopy of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir trees. The visitor center contains a spacious meeting room with audio visual equipment and wrap around decks with beautiful vistas. It's an ideal spot for a meeting or social gathering. Lone Pine State Park is a great destination for school field trips. With the assistance of a professional interpreter, students can learn about ecology, the water cycle, forest habitat, outdoor survival, and more. The park offers a self-guided nature trail and several informal hiking trails, as well as horse trails and an archery range. There are three scenic overlooks that provide views from Flathead Lake to Big Mountain Ski Area. One of the overlook trails is designed for the mobility impaired. The visitor center has flush disabled accessible toilets and the park has vault toilets. The site also has grills and fire rings, picnic tables, trash cans, drinking water, and a public phone. Interpretive programs are scheduled throughout the summer and golf courses and museums are located nearby in Kalispell.

Map of Lone Pine (MT)

Latitude, Longitude: 48.176606, -114.341325

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Explore the park by bike on a designated trail.

  • Hiking

    With over five miles of trails at the park, you will be sure to find a great hike to revitalize your soul, a peaceful spot to relax, or a fresh sign of area wildlife.

  • Historic Sites

    Lone Pine State Park is a great destination for school field trips. With the assistance of a professional interpreter, students can learn about ecology, the water cycle, forest habitat, outdoor survival, and more.

  • Horseback Riding

    Explore the park on horseback on designated trails.

  • Picnicking

    Bring a lunch and take advantage of the park's picnic area under a canopy of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir trees.

  • Winter Sports

    The park is open year-round to provide opportunities for winter sports such as snowshoeing.

Directions

Driving

4 miles southwest of Kalispell on Foys Lake Rd., then 1 mile east on Lone Pine Rd.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(406) 752-5501

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