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.

Sep 4, 2020Early September Trail Report

September is one of our favorite months on the Whitefish Trail. Crowds disperse, weather changes, and flora and fauna start their annual preparations for winter. Each passing morning seems slightly more crisp than the last, and afternoons are near perfect with warm temperatures and low humidity. With a little over a month left until snow… Read more »

Aug 19, 2020Mid-August Trail Report

August has brought hot weather, increased fire danger, and…frost? It’s been a wild month of weather so far with extreme heat followed by increased fire conditions, and last week local farms woke up to their first frost! Not to worry however, winter is still a few months off and temperatures will rebound into the 90’s… Read more »

Aug 4, 2020Late July Trail Report

Although the trails are getting dry and dusty, this huckleberry season has been a bumper crop so far! Low elevation berries on the Whitefish Trail won’t be ripe for much longer as they head up the mountains to cooler weather. The harvest slowly ripens as you gain elevation, and by late August the ripe berries… Read more »

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 »