Guided Hikes

All summer 2021 programs will be running with limited capacity and required pre-registration. Registration links can be found in each event’s description.



April 13Virtual Bear Aware Presentation with Tim Manley of Montana FWP

Join us for a virtual presentation with Tim Manley, Grizzly Bear Management Specialist with Montana FWP in NW Montana.





May 1Spring Bear Aware Guided Hike

Family Friendly Hike – The bears are waking up this time of year, so come out to Lion Mountain to learn… Read more »





May 9Mothers Day Community Hike with Hiking with Tots

Join Whitefish Legacy Partners and Hiking with Tots to celebrate Mothers Day by getting out on the trail for a… Read more »





May 16Spring Wild Mushroom Hike

Family Friendly Hike – Spring rain always brings out the mushrooms!  Search for wild mushrooms and learn general classifications and identifying characteristics…. Read more »





May 20Fitness Hike with Alpine Start Collective

Join Whitefish Legacy Partners and Alpine Start Collective owner and founder Cat Jenks and get moving on the trail. Learn… Read more »





June 1Forest Bathing with Ellen Horowitz of ANFT

Join us for an evening exploration of forest bathing with Certified Forest Therapy Guide Ellen Horowitz. Forest bathing walks are… Read more »





June 14Wildflower Walk with MT Native Plant Society

Family Friendly Hike – Meander through the woods with the Montana Native Plant Society and learn about the wide array… Read more »





June 17Kids' Forest Critters

Discover the critters of the Whitefish Trail on a 1-2 mile nature walk. This event is free and open to… Read more »





June 23Kids' Clay Day

Children will hike and explore the Whitefish Trail to collect materials from nature, and use them to make relief impressions… Read more »





June 29Kids' Painting from Nature

Kids will explore the Whitefish Trail and become familiar with the plants, animals, birds and bugs that live alongside us… Read more »





July 8Kids' Fairy Houses

Use your imagination as you explore the fairy land of Lion Mountain and build homes for its inhabitants. Come prepared… Read more »





July 21Kids' Nature Mobiles

Children will explore the Whitefish Trail to collect materials from nature to create their own mobile to take home. This… Read more »





July 28Tots on the Trail

Whooooooo lives on the trail? Join Whitefish Legacy Partners and Whitefish Community Library for a gentle introduction to critters who… Read more »





July 29Kids' Nature Scavenger Hunt

Explore Lion Mountain with a nature scavenger hunt! This event is free and open to children ages 5-12. In consideration… Read more »





September 8Photography on Trail

Join local photographer Kristen Binder to learn about light, composition, perspective, how and when to use flash, and other tips… Read more »





September 11Fall Bear Aware Guided Hike

Family Friendly Hike – Come out and explore bear signs and safety along the trail. Increase your animal awareness and confidence… Read more »





September 19Fall Wild Mushroom Hike

Family Friendly Hike –  Search for wild mushrooms and learn general classifications and identifying characteristics.  Dale Johnson, who has been… Read more »





September 22Mindfulness Hike

Join Shanti Yoga and Whitefish Legacy Partners for a unique trail experience. Combine your love of nature, yoga, mindful movement,… Read more »





October 9Art on the Trail

Join the Stumptown Art Studio and Whitefish Legacy Partners for a creative opportunity on trail. Get inspired by the fall… Read more »