Trail Conditions

logo-circleThe most up to date trail conditions are listed below. We depend on users to be our eyes and ears on the trail – please send any information on trail conditions to

*Note:  The trail is vulnerable to damage during wet and muddy conditions. Riding horses and bikes on water logged and soft trails can create ruts that channel water and lead to excessive erosion. All trail users are urged to avoid using the trail when muddy conditions exist.

Jun 25, 2019June Trail Report

We’ll take all the recent moisture if these wildflowers keep blooming! The dashes of purple, red, yellow, and white alongside the Whitefish Trail seem to last longer this season, and we have heard reports (and seen ourselves) that this year’s huckleberry crop could be BIG. The recent rain has also been great for the tread… Read more »

Jun 3, 2019End of May Trail Report

     May might be the BEST month to explore our local open lands on the Whitefish Trail. September is a close second, but nothing can touch May. As we patiently await the high country to melt and Logan Pass to open, our local trail system offers a dry, snow-free option for early season adventures…. Read more »

May 15, 2019Mid May Trail Report

Wildflower season has officially started on the Whitefish Trail. Arrowleaf balsamroot is in full show, especially on exposed, western terrain while Heartleaf arnica, Indian paintbrush, and serviceberry are just starting to bloom. Every day, the underbrush turns more green as huckleberries and rocky mountain maple leaf out. May is the perfect time to be outside…. Read more »

May 1, 2019Early May Trail Report

27 miles of perfect trail. Last weekend, we left the house early on Saturday morning to dodge the impending spring storm that would bring cold, soaking rains and a dusting of snow to the valley. We quickly gained the single track of Lion Mountain and dropped down the cliff band towards Skyles and Beaver Lakes…. Read more »

Apr 3, 2019Early April Trail Report

What a difference a month makes! With longer days and plenty of sunshine, the Whitefish Trail is quickly melting out. South Spencer, Lupfer, Lion Mountain, and Skyles are 95% snow-free with only those stubborn, shaded corners holding slivers of snow. Beaver Lakes and Swift Creek are a little slower to melt out with those trails… Read more »