Guided Hikes

Shuttles are available for WT Guided Learning Hikes and Community Hikes & Bikes from the Whitefish Shuttle!



June 25Kids' Clay Day

Children will hike and explore the Whitefish Trail to collect materials from nature, and use them to make relief impressions in clay, creating lasting memories to take home. This event is free and suitable for all ages. Meet at Lion Mountain Trailhead at 10am to hike to the WT Learning Pavilion together as a group… Read more »





July 10Tots on the Trail

Whooooooo lives on the trail? Join Whitefish Legacy Partners and Whitefish Community Library for a gentle introduction to critters who make their home around the Whitefish Trail with stories, songs and activities. This event is free and geared towards kids ages 2 to 4. Come prepared for a short 1 mile hike. For more information… Read more »





July 11Kids' Painting from Nature

Kids will explore the Whitefish Trail and become familiar with the plants, animals, birds and bugs that live alongside us in nature. They will then get a chance to capture what they observed using basic watercolor techniques. This event is free and suitable for all ages. For more information about this hike and other scheduled… Read more »





July 16Kids' Fairy Houses

Use your imagination as you explore the fairy land of Lion Mountain and build homes of its inhabitants. This event is free and suitable for all ages.  Come prepared for an easy 1-2 mile hike. For more information about this hike and other scheduled outings, visit www.whitefishlegacy.org, call 406-862-3880 or email margosia@whitefishlegacy.org. Due to increased… Read more »





July 24Kids' Nature Mobiles

Children will explore the Whitefish Trail to collect materials from nature to create their own mobile to take home. This event is free and suitable for all ages. Meet at Lion Mountain Trailhead to hike to the WT Learning Pavilion together as a group (1 mile round trip). For more information about this hike and… Read more »





July 30Kids' Nature Scavenger Hunt

Explore Lion Mountain with a nature scavenger hunt! This event is free and suitable for all ages.  Come prepared for a 2-3 mile hike. For more information about this hike and other scheduled outings, visit www.whitefishlegacy.org, call 406-862-3880 or email margosia@whitefishlegacy.org. Due to increased popularity we are no longer able to accommodate drop-offs for our… Read more »





September 10Fall Community Hike

Enjoy the changing fall colors and views with a 3 mile easy to moderate hike to Haskill Lake! Meet at the Big Mountain Trailhead on Big Mountain Road. This event is led by Whitefish Legacy Partners and is free and suitable for all abilities. For more information about this hike and other scheduled outings, visit… Read more »





September 18Fall Bear Aware Guided Hike

Family Friendly Hike – Come out and explore bear signs and safety along the trail. Increase your animal awareness and confidence in traveling in bear country.  This family friendly outing will involve an easy one to two mile hike featuring instruction and hands-on use of inert bear spray. Meet at the Lion Mountain Trailhead at 10am. This… Read more »





October 13Fall Wild Mushroom Hike

Family Friendly Hike –  Search for wild mushrooms and learn general classifications and identifying characteristics.  Dale Johnson, who has been exploring the woods for wild mushrooms for over 25 years, will be leading this fall mushroom foraging expedition.  Meet at the Woods Lake Trailhead at 2:00 PM and bring a basket or bag for collecting mushrooms. This… Read more »