The mountain-ringed Flathead Valley encompasses Flathead Lake and the rolling wooded hills and farm lands surrounding and extending north of the lake. Whitefish is located at the northern end of Flathead Valley. Other anchor towns in Flathead Valley include Kalispell, Columbia Falls, and Bigfork. There are also smaller distinctive communities including Somers, Lakeside, Evergreen, Columbia Heights, Hungry Horse, Coram, Martin City and West Glacier.
The towns of Flathead Valley have diverse businesses that enjoy local patronage. In between the towns lie meandering streams and a twisting Flathead River, agricultural fields, and horse pastures. Surrounding the Flathead Valley are public lands covering mountain slopes, offering endless recreational opportunity.
Flathead Valley residents and visitors enjoy easily accessible air transportation via Glacier Park International Airport. Direct flight options from our local airport continue to increase, with super-affordable one-way flights to Las Vegas and San Francisco just breaking into our market. If you prefer to travel by train, Amtrak provides daily east-bound and west-bound service at historic depots in Whitefish and West Glacier.
Experience unique annual events in the Flathead Valley, such as Northwest Montana Fair, the all-new Dragonboat Races on Flathead Lake and The Event at Rebecca Farm, an internationally renown Eventing triathlon featuring Dressage, Cross-Country and Show Jumping events. Regular events at Majestic Arena and Raceway Park help round out the fun in the Flathead.