Whitefish Lake State Park, Whitefish

2.7
#8 of 10 in Parks in Whitefish
Whitefish Lake State Park is a Montana state park located two miles west of the town of Whitefish, Montana off U.S. Highway 93. The park is a convenient place to camp for those wanting to stay close to the amenities of Whitefish, although it can be very crowded in summer. The park contains a boat launch and swimming beach popular with locals, and the campground has running water and flush toilets. There is a fee for day use. The park contains tent and RV sites, and handicapped accessible fishing and picnic sites with fire rings.
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  • We took the family for a lakeside picnic on the lake here. It was beautiful. There is a shelter, running water and bathrooms. My daughter enjoyed finding rocks along the lake.  more »
  • Every time train rumbled by the trailer would move and lights would flash into trailer we were that close. Not calm, not pleasant actually Scarey. Seemed every hour or two thru night. Drove away after...  more »
  • The park is quite pretty and is sitting right on the lake. Nice little swimming beach and boat launch. When we arrived they were having some road repair happening and you have to work around the detou...  more »
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  • Great stop to kill some time on a road trip. Nice heated bathrooms and plenty of rocks to skip.
  • Beautiful setting. Friendly hosts. Add $3 for a 5 min shower, $6 for some firewood and a train that kills all the good this setting offers and I am thinking twice before another night. Bathrooms can be cleaner. The scenery is why you go there.
  • I went there for a evening walk. Enjoyed it. There were few others there. Some one was going kayaking. Since it was a short visit, attendant fid not charge me.
  • The worst place to stay. The train goes by every half to 45 min. And sounds like it is literally is coming thru the woods. NO sleeping at this campsite. The showers take 2 minutes to warm up and they are only 6 min. [Payed] showers.
  • Very beautiful view of Whitefish Lake. We camped overnight. Don't stay on the west side of the campground unless you readily sleep with ease through earthquakes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and screaming toddlers...at the same time. The trains began at 11:00 p.m. and seemed to continue every half hour or so until 5:00 a.m. They seemed quieter on the east side of the park, but not by much. On the plus side, the camp hosts were amazing, very friendly, and super helpful (on their own, 5 Stars!!!). But the loud (85-95 decibel??) trains all night elevated above our campsite would alone be worth One Star no matter how great the scenery. Perhaps a day trip, but we likely won't be back to camp.
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