Located in Flathead County, Montana, Lake McDonald is the largest lake in Glacier National Park, ranging approximately 10 miles long and more than a mile wide. There are various hiking trails and Ranger-led tours originating from Lake McDonald Valley with a cozy lodge open for both day visitors and overnight stays.
Canyon Ferry Reservoir in Helena, MT, features camping and day-use areas for visitor’s to take advantage of the abundant fishing of rainbow trout, perch, ling, and walleye from over 33,000 acres of surface water and along 96 miles of shoreline.
One of the lesser known sights in Glacier National Park, Two Medicine Lake has a deep history for those adventurers who choose to go on foot. Before the road was built, the railroad would bring people in to a series of canvas tipis and tent camping areas starting at Two Medicine Lake which allowed visitors to live temporarily in the parks wild interior.