Bigfork, is Montana's quintessential mountain resort village. Resting on the northwest shore of the 30 mile-long Flathead Lake, Bigfork offers visitors and residents alike with year-round recreational activities, community events, and beautiful scenery.
Bigfork Area Information - Nearly 2,900 feet above sea level, the beautiful village of Bigfork is situated along a sparkling blue bay where the wild, white waters of the Swan River run into the Flathead Lake. For its location, Bigfork and The Flathead Valley have a relatively mild climate, and can best be described as an area of climatic transition between coastal and continental. With more than 180 miles of shoreline, Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, providing visitors a playground for fishing, boating and all varieties of water sports. Bigfork's year round resident population is approximately 1,400.