Trail Conditions

logo-circleThe most up to date trail conditions are listed below. We depend on users to be our eyes and ears on the trail – please send any information on trail conditions to

*Note:  The trail is vulnerable to damage during wet and muddy conditions. Riding horses and bikes on water logged and soft trails can create ruts that channel water and lead to excessive erosion. All trail users are urged to avoid using the trail when muddy conditions exist.

Jul 10, 2020Early July Trail Report

The rain has continued this summer keeping trail conditions ideal for all types of non-motorized recreation on the Whitefish Trail. Huckleberries are now ripening in lower elevations in Beaver Lakes and wildflowers continue to put on a show along the trail. Now is the time to enjoy our local open lands before summer could bring… Read more »

Jun 16, 2020Early June Trail Report

Bullwinkle appreciates our local conservation lands too! Jared Richardson Photo With Glacier National Park re-opening, Whitefish Mountain Resort opening this weekend, our Hit the Trail Challenge ending, and snow in the alpine quickly melting, the Whitefish Trail will probably get a little quieter than these past few months. This spring has been one to remember… Read more »

May 17, 2020Mid-May 2020 Trail Report

Wildflowers are in bloom, and our local landscape is teeming with new growth. Heartleaf arnica, trillium, and serviceberry are just a few of the wildflowers that are in full bloom right now. Since Lion Mountain was logged 12 years ago, it has become a perfect place to search for these splashes of color. The Skyles… Read more »

Apr 20, 2020Mid-April Trail Report

     It has been wonderful to see so many families out enjoying the Whitefish Trail these days. With everyone driving separately, the trailheads have been busy, and we have been pleased with the community effort to socially distance while out recreating on our local lands. We hope you’re getting outside to soak up vitamin… Read more »

Apr 6, 2020Early April Trail Report

The Whitefish Trail has become a small beacon of light for our community as we adjust and navigate the unknown. Aren’t we lucky to have a backyard trail system that provides solace to body and mind? The trail has become even more important as the ski hill, local gyms, and yoga studios have closed to combat… Read more »