Flat Head Lake MT

Getting there

Flat Head lake is 2,015 miles away. In a car it would takes 1 day and 5 hours to get there. In a plane it would take about 6 hours to get there. For a ride through delta airline it cost $506. It would cost around $220 to drive there.

How Clear is the Lake?

Flat Head Lake is the clearest fresh water lake in the world. You can see straight down to the bottom when its over 300 ft deep.


You can rent a lodge on the lake for seven days but its kind of expensive. For one adult it cost over $3,000 and for an infant it cost around $1,500. You don't have to pay that much if you get a hotel or you can go big and rent a house on the lake. the price would very on which house you choose because there are hundreds of different ones.


There are many different activities you can do. Like fishing, horse back riding on an island, boat riding, water skiing, wake boarding, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, and many more. Winter activities include ice fishing, skiing, snow boarding, and snowmobiling.


There are many lake front restaurants but a few of the best are, The Raven, Pocketstone cafe, Schafers Restaurant.

The only place to ski and snowboard by the lake is Blacktail mountain ski area. Its a very big mountain and its right next to the lake.

What is horse island?

Horse island is an island in flat head lake that has wild horses on it. Its a state park and its full of other wildlife like eagles and rams. There is a one mile hiking trail that only covers a small part of the island. There are about 40 private cabins on the island.

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