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Bigfork

Bigfork, Montana, is a storybook village hugging the sparkling blue bay where the Swan River flows into Flathead Lake. This picturesque community set among sought-after Flathead Valley scenery lays on the charm. Bigfork boasts close proximity to Kalispell, Glacier National Park and federal and state public lands. Nearby, the cherry orchards that dot Flathead lake pop in mid-summer, offering a magical lakeside setting. Bigfork also boasts Montana’s most idyllic Christmas Village every holiday season—a festive winter wonderland in Bigfork’s quaint and historic downtown waterfront village. Here you’ll also find numerous shops, a summer playhouse, art galleries, fine dining, ample lodging and services production companies look for when scouting.

Hospitals

  • Logan Health (Kalispell Regional Medical Center) – 20 miles from Bigfork

Transportation

Population

4,668 (2019)

Elevation

2,979’

Climate

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Average High

37

38

46

54

63

68

79

77

66

52

41

35

Average Low

28

28

33

38

45

51

58

58

51

42

33

27

Public Lands

Accommodations

Bigfork offers an array of accommodations, including bed and breakfasts, lodges, resorts, vacation homes and RV parks. Click here for options.

Film + Television Credits

Movies: The Beast, Big Eden

Television: Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild

Bjorge's Gallery
Bjorge's Gallery
Bigfork Inn
Bigfork Inn
Bigfork Inn and Bjorge's Gallery
Bigfork Inn and Bjorge's Gallery  Photo: MOTBD
Downtown Bigfork
Downtown Bigfork  Photo: MOTBD
Swan River
Swan River  Photo: Dan Armstrong
Bigfork
Bigfork  Photo: Gravity Shots
Flathead Lake
Flathead Lake  Photo: MOTBD
Bigfork Bay
Bigfork Bay  Photo: Bigfork Chamber of Commerce

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