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Mid-December Trail Report

Sawyer enjoys the snow at the Lion Mountain Overlook. December 2022. Photo M. Genovese

Get out your warm clothes, your skis, snowshoes or yaktrax! It is time to play in the snow! We are seeing more packed powder than ice on the trails, and expect deeper snow the farther you get from trailheads. The surest footing is in the most popular places such as Lion Mountain. As a reminder, the following WT trailheads are plowed for winter use:

  • Lion Mountain, Skyles, Beaver Lakes, Swift Creek*, Reservoir, Big Mtn., and Holbrook Overlook.

All other trailheads are not plowed consistently, so drive with care if trying to access these harder to reach places.

Enjoy the free community Nordic trails accessed from the Big Mountain Trailhead this holiday season. Check Glacier Nordic Club's website for updates on Nordic grooming.

When out walking or snowshoeing on groomed trails, remember to stay in the multi-use lane to protect the classic track. As a reminder please help us keep the trails clean and pick up your dog waste.

Hikers and snowshoers should visit our newest section of the Whitefish Trail at the Holbrook Overlook just up the road from the Big Mountain Trailhead. The Family Loop is ~1 mile and is a great quick stop before or after skiing at Whitefish Mtn. Resort.

Send your winter trail reports and photos to!

*Swift Creek TH was not plowed as of 12.08.2022. Check WLP website for updated conditions.


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