Lone Pine State Park

Just a few minutes from downtown Kalispell near Columbia Falls, visit this iconic landmark in Montana, Lone Pine State Park. This park is spread over 270 acres of land in Kalispell. Lone Pine State Park offers views of Flathead Valley and Lake, the Jewel Basin, and snowcapped peaks of Glacier National Park. Make your way to find walking trails for hiking, biking, and running through the mountain views. The place is perfect for outdoor events too. There is a picnic shelter available with tables and sitting arrangements for the visitors.

Lone Pine State Park has natural and cultural hidden gems with challenging hikes. There are many overlooks, views of the valley, trails, and gift shops to make a purchase of items and gifts. Explore the scenic vistas, educational programs, forests, and wildlife at the park. Spend your adventurous time in the park for an unforgettable memory with your travel partners. Here you also get a chance to enjoy running with your pet on beautiful trails, horseshoe pitches, picnic shelters, and wildflowers.



  • Lone Pine Trails: The Park has lots of trails for easy access to visitors. There are several different types of trails like hiking trails, view trails, forest trails, and overlook trails for adventure. Take advantage of trails to appreciate advanced hikers, bikers, and campers in the park. The trails give the best dramatic views of the valley, lake, cliffs, forest, night-time hiking, horse-back riding.
  • Lone Pine Overlooks: This Park is home to pretty overlooks and scenic attractions. Take a scenic view from Flathead Lake to big mountain ranges to the city’s lighting through the overlooks of the park. Bring your camera for photography of fantastic scenery from overlooks. Overlooks admire the real beauty of a place from far away.
  • Lone Pine Visitor Center: Visitor Center of Lone Pine Park offers interpretive displays, wildlife watching, picnic shelters, playgrounds, horseshoe pit, and space for special events and weddings venue. Visitor Center provides educational programs and field trips to share information on local wildlife and birdlife.


  1. Lone Pine Park has 270 acres of landscape at 600 feet of elevation in Kalispell.
  2. In 1914, 162 acres of parkland were donated to the state by Ernest and Hazel White.


Activities: The park is a majestic spot for locals and visitors to relax and view wildlife, wildflowers, and valley. The park provides great hiking trails, mountain biking, rental snowshoeing, and gift shops to visitors. Explore stunning exhibits, forest ecology, workshops, educational programs, youth events, nature, and big mountains at the park. Enjoy the visit with art, music, picnicking, valley, and lake views.


What to Expect: With lots of breathtaking valley vistas, the park is a paradise for hikers, bikers, bird watchers, and photographers to capture incredible views from overlooks. You can view the valley, lakes, mountains and amazing scenery here. There are opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, archery, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and sightseeing for the visitors. One can feel the energetic fresh air while walking on trails through the forest.


Plan your visit: You can come here from 8 a.m. to sunset every day. Enjoy this free Montana resident park with steep trails, exhibits, a water fountain, and cross-country skiing in winter. Come to the park to celebrate your next special event and wedding ceremony. You get a chance to play with soft ice for fun and adventure.

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