City Beach and Boat Launch

Gazebo Rentals 

City Beach Gazebo Rentals include one reserved parking space.  Rental times are in four hour increments.  Gazebos can be reserved by calling the Parks and Recreation office (406-863-2470) for availability and completing the reservation form.

Gazebo Reservation form 

Boat Launch

A public boat dock is available with a launching fee. All boats must pay a daily launch fee of $10 or a season pass for $50.  A Commercial Launch Permit is required to launch commercial watercraft at the City Beach Boat Launch. 

Commercial Launch Permit form


Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination

It is mandatory to have all motorized and non-motorized watercraft inspected prior to launching in Whitefish Lake. High risk watercraft must also be decontaminated (Section 13-5-3 of the Whitefish City Code).

 Whitefish City Beach Watercraft Inspection Station Hours:
          May & September: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
          June thru August:  6:00 AM - 10:00 PM 

Whitefish Lake State Park Watercraft Inspection Station Hours:
          May – September:  7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

 Inspection Stations are closed October 1 through April 30.

Whitefish AIS Prevention and Decontamination Station Hours:
         May & September: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
         June thru August:   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Located on the corner of Edgewood Place and Washington Avenue near Whitefish City Beach.


AIS Self-Certification Tests for all Watercraft Users: 

Non-Motorized Sticker Test 

Early  Angler Certification Test  

Off-Season (October 1 - April 30) Certification Test 


For more information about the Whitefish Lake Aquatic Invasive Species Management Program:       

AIS Management Program


City Beach Webcam 


City Beach