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Boating Watersports in Western Montana

Watersports in Western Montana

Boating is one of those classic summer pastimes—getting the whole family out on the sparkling Flathead Lake to water ski, or heading out on the Blackfoot River for a solo drift-boat fishing trip. Motor or man powered, your boat has a place in Montana, and so does your next boating adventure.

Motorboats are allowed on most lakes and some larger rivers, while smaller lakes and rivers may have restrictions. All motorboats must have a valid license and all users should wear a personal floatation device (PFD). To help prevent the spread of invasive weeds and species, boaters should be sure to inspect, clean and dry their equipment before entering a new body of water.

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Featured Listings

Action Rentals in Western Montana.

Action Rentals

6235 U.S. Highway 93
Whitefish, MT 59937

Bar W Guest Ranch in Western Montana.

Bar W Guest Ranch

2875 U.S. Highway 93 W.
Whitefish, MT 59937

Glacier Planner in Western Montana.

Glacier Planner

204 Highline Blvd., Suite 386
West Glacier, MT 59936

Glacier Raft Company in Western Montana.

Glacier Raft Company

106 Going-to-the-Sun Road
West Glacier, MT 59936

Motel Lake McDonald in Western Montana.

Motel Lake McDonald

466 Lake McDonald Loop Road, Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park
West Glacier, MT 59936

Whitefish Marine in Western Montana.

Whitefish Marine

5960 U.S. Highway 93 S.
Whitefish, MT 59937

Wild River Adventures in Western Montana.

Wild River Adventures

11900 U.S. Highway 2 E.
West Glacier, MT 59936

Other Listings

Backcountry Packraft Rentals

  • 475 U.S. Highway 89 Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.272.6468
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Big Arm Resort

Big Sky Parasail

  • 70 Lakeside Blvd. Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.815.7627
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FLUX Adventure Designs

Far West Boat Tours

Flathead Harbor

Go Sail Flathead Lake

Lake Day Montana

  • Whitefish City Beach Whitefish, MT 59937
  • 406.250.8898
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Montana Invasive Species Council

Northwest Montana Adventures/Winter Wonderland Sports

  • 1071 Upper Whitefish Road Olney, MT 59927
  • 406.881.2525
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Rollins RV Park, Restaurant & Boat Rentals

  • 23711 U.S. Highway 93 Rollins, MT 59931
  • 406.844.0572
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Tamaracks Resort

  • 3481 State Highway 83 N., Mile Marker 17 Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • 406.677.2433
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News from Glacier National Park Currently, 3.5 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

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