Guided Hikes

Pre-registration is now required for WLP’s free outdoor education events. Registration links can be found in each event’s description.



June 8Wildflower Walk with MT Native Plant Society

Meander through the woods with the Montana Native Plant Society and learn about the wide array of colorful wildflowers that… Read more »





June 16Kids' Forest Critters

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





June 22Kids' 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 28Kids' 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 6Kids' 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 13Full Moon Hike

Have you ever hiked the Whitefish Trail at night under a full moon? Join Whitefish Legacy Partners and Kaitlyn Scott… Read more »





July 21Kids' Nature Creations

Kids will learn how to gather materials mindfully from the forest and create a bouquet or bundle from nature to… Read more »





July 25Tots 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 26Kids' Nature Scavenger Hunt

Explore Lion Mountain with a nature scavenger hunt! This event is free and suitable for children ages 5-10, however attendance… Read more »





September 10Fall Bear Aware Guided Hike with Counter Assault

The bears are getting ready for winter this time of year, so come out to Lion Mountain to learn about… Read more »





September 13Photography on Trail with Kristen Binder Photography

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





September 18Forest Bathing with Christiane Hinterman of ANFT

Join us for an afternoon exploration of forest bathing with Certified Forest Therapy Guide Christiane Hinterman. Forest bathing walks are… Read more »





September 22Mindfulness Hike with Yoga Hive

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





September 25Fall Wild Mushroom Hike

Search for wild mushrooms and learn general classifications and identifying characteristics. ┬áDale Johnson, who has been exploring the woods for… Read more »





October 8Art on the Trail with Stumptown Art Studio

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