Roadwork Will Limit Weekday Biker Access on Sun Road – Flathead Beacon News & Features Hikers and bikers hoping to use Going-to-the-Sun Road will be limited in where they can go in late May due to ongoing pavement preservation work. This spring, Glacier National Park is working on a number of pavement preservation projects on… Read More »
Weekday hiking and biking restrictions coming later this month on Sun Road Hikers and bikers will see some weekday restrictions on the Going-to-the-Sun Road later this month as Glacier National Park crews will start pavement preservation work on the road. Weekend road use should not be restricted, the Park said in a release. Currently crews… Read More »
Step by Step – Flathead Beacon So you want to go hiking. There are a lot of reasons why people hike. Probably the most obvious are for exercise and to get outside. It can be process-driven or a means to an end. Hiking might get you to a great fishing hole or a gorgeous stage… Read More »
Hit the River With a Plan In early spring, the flowing waters of Northwest Montana lie low in their riverbeds. Warmer temperatures awaken a frozen reservoir high in the mountains, and as the mercury climbs, water drips, then pours, from the snowpack. Wild streams tumble into each other and eventually dump into the watershed’s main… Read More »
Flathead County GIS offers online trails map A new comprehensive and interactive Online Trails Map is now available through the office of Flathead County Geographic Information Systems. The map is a product of the Flathead County Trails Plan update by the PATHS Advisory Committee.
No Hiking For Skiers Until More Snow Falls At Whitefish When you think ski season, you probably think of people skiing downhill. But using skis to hike uphill has increasingly become a sport of its own. “Whitefish, in particular, has a very strong community for that,” says Nick Polumbus, the director of marketing and sales… Read More »
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Colder temperatures and snow improve elk movement and hunter success Hunters saw higher success at the Cameron and Gardiner check stations, with Cameron reporting a record number of elk harvested in the 15-year record. Check stations across the region reported higher hunter numbers than previous weekends in response to… Read More »
A New Way to Go – Flathead Beacon It can happen on a road trip. It can happen on a hike. It can even happen at a concert: sometimes, there’s just nowhere clean or with enough coverage for a woman to urinate.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: General Big Game Season Opens Oct. 20, A Few Key Things to Remember Most grizzly bears will leave an area if they sense human presence. Hunters who observe a grizzly bear or suspect a bear is nearby should leave the area. If you do encounter a grizzly, stay calm,… Read More »