500 acres of prime forestland surrounding Smith Lake could be sold for development. Protecting this landscape is a win for Montana Schools and Universities, wildlife, working forestry, and public recreation.
The City of Whitefish and Whitefish Legacy Partners have built over 43 miles of natural-surface trail and 14 trailheads. Locals and visitors have a great variety of easy-to-locate recreation opportunities on public and private lands that will create a 55+ mile trail surrounding Whitefish.
The Whitefish Neighborhood Plan and the Whitefish Trail Master Plan provide a platform for community driven conservation efforts. Close the Loop outlines four final phases of conservation to secure a permanent trail system through threatened landscapes.
Whitefish Legacy Partners permanently secured over 1,500 acres for public recreation and conservation in the treasured Beaver Lakes area in 2014.
After years of planning, breaking ground in Haskill Basin is within grasp. Grant monies have been secured, and we are currently seeking the remaining match requirement. The project will serve as the eastern gateway to the Whitefish Trail as we work hard to Cloe the Loop! Click to read more.