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Swan Lake

Bigfork, MT
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Another great scenic spot

The Swan Lake area made for a beautiful drive and meeting spot with family and friends. couldn't... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
clarson2016
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Hidden treasure, a close second to Flathead Lake

Swan Lake runs parallel to the Swan Mountains, right at their foothills, providing an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
occdocbill
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La Crosse, WI
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A popular ice-skating lake during the winter.
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  • Very good22%
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“water skiing” (2 reviews)
“boat launch” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Swan Lake area made for a beautiful drive and meeting spot with family and friends. couldn't have been better!!

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Swan Lake runs parallel to the Swan Mountains, right at their foothills, providing an amazing panoramic backdrop. It is mostly populated by private homes, keeping the commercial activity down, and boat traffic was shockingly light on a holiday weekend. There are indeed some shallows, particularly...More

Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful quiet lake in northern Montana. The water is calm and clean and great for water skiing in the morning. There is often a good wind for sailing a small and portable craft. There are homes around the lake, most of which...More

Thank bikeking24
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a beautiful small lake approximately 9 miles from Bigfork. It's the lake less traveled and for good reason. It's dangerous for boating. It's very shallow in areas where you wouldn't expect it, including the middle of one portion of the lake. It's not...More

Thank bmac1260
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The National Forest campground here was closing up for the winter, but we stopped by the lakefront boat launch to enjoy the scenery and drove through the beautifully wooded campground across the street. The views are worth the drive

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed in a VRBO on the lake. Because it is so close to Flathead Lake (much bigger and more popular) it is more tranquil. Fishing boats, jet skis, water skiing boats are on the lake, but not so many as to make ti obtrusive....More

Thank snowalker
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The scenery is beautiful and the water is so clean. It was very quite the two days we went there, much quieter than flathead lake.

Thank Roseline
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great for the outdoorsy person, all the lakes int he bog fork area are terrific. Go fish, swim or just lay around the lakes and you will come away refreshed.

Thank DrKat S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice place to visit and relax like most places in Montana! We enjoyed the Echo Lake Cafe which is a nice place to stop , have coffee and see the lake

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Best lake around - very clean, warmer than Flathead, and not to much traffic. Just keep in a secret so that it doesn't get too busy... :)

1  Thank FlorencefromMilan
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