Victor, MT we headed north toward Kalispell.
The photos below are what we saw.
north toward the Flathead Lake area we got a nice view of some
of the large peaks to the south of Glacier National Park.
Ignatius area had some striking views of the mountains.
crossed over a small pass that had a viewing area.
Flathead Lake was visible from the viewpoint.
stayed in a Montana State Park right on Flathead Lake.
Next to the camp area were a number of really nice houses on
their own waterfront. The docks in the foreground were
part of the state park.
it was warm. But, the wind was blowing strong creating a
chill breeze. The windsurfer in the distance was making
fast tracks toward the beach.
fellow in the adjacent campsite had an interesting, if small,
only able to get a spot for one night, so the following morning
we broke camp and continued north. The winds were calm
early in the day.
were some really nice homes on the lake shore. We traveled
north to another state park (Wayfarer) and spent another night on
We did a
store-stop in Kalispel and then traveled north to Whitefish.
Surprise!! The final approach route for the Kalispell
regional airport is right over the highway.
headed north to US-2 and then east toward Hungry Horse
Reservoir. The reservoir has a tall dam holding back the
water. The dam is 560 feet high (approx).
the mid-1950s, the dam also has a powerhouse.
decided that we would drive around the reservoir (about 100
miles) so we crossed the dam and headed south along the west
bank of the reservoir.
road along the lake shore we spotted an Osprey nest. Note
the small white head at left side of the nest.
views from the road were stunning.
traveled south and finally settled on the Lakeview
campground. We were the only vehicle present and had the
whole place to ourselves.
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