Located at 2,900 feet above sea level, the small village of Bigfork sits beside a sparkling blue bay where the wild, white waters of the Swan River run into the Flathead Lake. With more than 160 miles of shoreline, Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, providing visitors a playground for fishing, boating and all varieties of water sports.
Bigfork is a picturesque and charming village, home to world class art galleries, fine restaurants, and unique shops in a quaint Western setting. Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall and Swan Wilderness areas offer wildlife viewing and outdoor recreation to all enthusiasts. The Big Mountain Ski Resort and Blacktail Ski Area are also close by for beginning to expert downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders.
Bigfork is also home to the Eagle Bend Golf Course which has been rated by many as one of the most challenging and beautiful golf courses in the nation. The Bigfork Summer Playhouse on Electric Avenue has been celebrated as one of the Northwest’s finest repertory theaters for 40 years.
Throughout the year, Bigfork offers fine art, gourmet dining, fun stores, great day and evening activities and a full line of accommodations ranging from ranches and rustic cabins to bayside condos. Voted as “One of the 50 Great Towns of the West” and designated as “One of the 100 Best Small Art Towns of the Nation,” Bigfork offers you and your family a part of the West that you will never forget.