Paths, Trails, & River Access Information
City Bicycle and Pedestrian Paths
The City of Whitefish has an impressive network of well maintained bicycle and pedestrian facilities. These facilities link key destinations inside and outside of town and are safe, convenient, and comfortable for both recreation and active transportation.
- Access an interactive Geographic Information System (GIS) map of the bicycle and pedestrian path system. This can be viewed on mobile devices.
- View a Map of Existing Pedestrian and Bicycle Trails in Whitefish (PDF).
- View a Map of the Whitefish Trails.
Snow Removal on City Paths
As per City ordinance, it is the responsibility of the owner and tenant of any premises to keep sidewalks and shared use paths in front of and abutting or adjoining their property free and clear of all snow, ice, and slush, and clean and safe for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. City staff assist in the removal of snow on shared use paths when accumulations are 1".
The Whitefish Trail
The City of Whitefish works in partnership with Whitefish Legacy Partners to manage the Whitefish Trail. The Whitefish Trail consists of 10 trailheads and 36 plus miles of natural surface trail comprised of gated logging roads, scenic overlooks, single-track trails, and stacked loops.
Organized Use on the Whitefish Trail
A permit is required for organized use on the Whitefish Trail. Please access the facility and complete the reservation form.
Whitefish Trail Learning Pavilion
Located just a half mile from the Lion Mountain Trailhead, this pavilion offers a base for environmental educational programs for the community and opportunities for people to engage with their natural surroundings. The pavilion offers 900 square feet of coverage with 10 picnic tables and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access. If you wish to host an event at the Learning Pavilion, review the facility’s rules and submit a request.
For more information, visit the Whitefish Legacy Partners website.
River Access Information
Information coming soon!