Whitefish Montana Lodging, Dining and Official Visitor Information
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Whitefish City Beach
Sandy Beach, Boat Launch, Picnic Tables

Whitefish Lake is a 7-mile-long glacial lake located in Whitefish, Montana. One of the most popular public accesses is CIty Beach located near the lake's outflow. The park has a sandy beach, shaded grass area, designated swimming area, docks, gazebos, and picnic tables. During the summer, Paddlefish Sports offers and kayak and paddleboard rentals. Burley’s at Whitefish City Beach provides a refreshment stand as well. A public boat dock is available with a launching fee.

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A boat launch area is provided at City Beach. $10 for a day pass or $50 for a season pass.

Dogs are not allowed at City Beach or the picnic areas.

Bathrooms are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Boat rentals are available- canoes and paddle boats. They are not allowed in the designated swimming area. From the launch area, one can paddle along the lake shore or boat down the Whitefish River.

For gazebo rentals, please contact the Whitefish Parks & Rec Department.


No fishing or boating in the designated swimming area. No floaties/life jackets allowed in the "deep end" swimming platform. Life guards are on duty during the summer months.

Child Friendly
Universally Accessible
More Information
406 863 2470

Highway 93 to Whitefish. Turn onto Baker Avenue and go North over the viaduct. Turn left onto Edgewood Drive at the light at the bottom of the viaduct . Follow Edgewood for 1/2 mile to the entrance to City Beach. Parking area provided.


510 Railway Street, Depot Park, Whitefish, MT 59937

Latitude: 48.416944000
Longitude: -114.351656000
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Whitefish Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visitor Information:

307 Spokane Ave., Whitefish, MT 59937

tel: 877-862-3548


Administration Office:

231 First St. Ste G, Whitefish, MT 59937

tel: 406-862-3390

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