Recreational Opportunities

Glacier National Park,
PO Box 128  West Glacier, MT  59936
406-888-7800
Stay in Polson, but take a day and visit the Park.  Glacier National Park provides an array of adventures for every visitor.  Whether your perfect vacation is active or at a more leisurely pace, you are sure to find activities to suit your style.  Take a ride back in time aboard Glacier’s vintage Red Buses.  Daily scenic, narrated tours leave from most lodges and motor inns.  Going-to-the-Sun Road offers a breathtaking view of both sides of the Continental Divide.  Contact number for Red Bus Tours is 406-892-2525.   From July 1st through Labor Day, Glacier National Park’s new Going-to-the-Sun Road shuttle provides free transportation to locations along the road.  The most historic holf course in Montana is at Glacier Park Lodge & Resort. Enjoy world-class fly fishing, paddling, sailing, kayaking, or boating.  Middle Fork of the Flathead River boasts the wildest white-water rafting in Montana.  There are numerous trails for hiking, from strenuous to short and easy.  There’s horseback riding, afternoon tea, day spa massages, and museum offerings next door in Waterton International Peace Park in Canada.

National Bison Range
58355 Bison Range Road  Moiese, MT  59824
406-644-2211
The National Bison Range is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.  It was established in 1908 and is one fo the oldest Wildlife Refuges in the nation.  VISITOR CENTER: The best place to start your visit.  WILDLIFE VIEWING:  Prairie Drive/West Loop:  a 5-mile gravel road that travels through the flats.  RED SLEEP MOUNTAIN DRIVE:  a 19-mile, one-way gravel road which gains 2,000 feet.  WINTER DRIVE:  a 10-mile gravel road traveling through the flats and along Mission Creek.  WALKING TRAILS:  Hiking is limited on the Range to a few short walking trails.  DAY USE & PICNIC AREA:  The Range has a day use and picnic area near Mission Creek.

Polson Bay Golf Club
111 Bayview Drive  Polson, MT  59860
406-883-8230
http://www.polsonbaygolf.com
“Olde Course”  Challenging 9 hole course.  Mature course surrounded by huge pine trees. “Championship 18 Hole”  Championship length.  Three words:  Open, Long and Fast are the most common adjectives used to describe the Championship Course.

KERR Dam on the Flathead RiverMontana’s Kerr Dam,
5.1 miles southwest of Polson on Kerr Dam Road  Polson, MT  59860
406-883-4450
Kerr Dam is a three-unit hydroelectric plant on the Flathead River about five miles southwest of Polson and the natural outlet of Flathead Lake. The units have a total generating capacity of 196 megawatts, which can satisfy the average energy needs of about 150,00 homes and businesses.

The Happy Hippo/Three Dog Adventure Tours
48841 US Hwy 93  Polson, MT  59860
406-883-3696
http://www.threedogdown.com
The Happy Hippo is the Biggest SPLASH on the Lake!  We’ll ferry you around town and into Flathead Lake on this 1967 Larc, a 35-foot-long Vietnam-era amphibious military vehicle.  Along the ride, be sure to keep your eyes open as you may encounter a Pirate attack!  Don’t worry, we have water guns on board for you.  You’re certain to send those pirates “walking the plank” off their own ship.  This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for the whole family!