Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Bigfork
... to say the least as we were in deep territory. We finally came across a sign covered in foliage that said Garnet with an arrow. But no, wife and kids told me to follow GPS. Ya... right. After driving another 15 min...deep in the FN forest, I turned around back to the sign. The road was crazy! But, we finally came to the road we were to be on in the first place! We made it!!! Garnet Ghost town was great! ...
Today dawned cool and rainy with clouds covering the high peaks and predictions of 70% chance of rain. After congratulating myself on a wise decision to book a tiny, snug, dry cabin vs my trusty (but wet) tent, and also to delay my tour of Glacier Park until tomorrow (only 20% chance rain), I dressed for a tour of Flathead Lake via Bigfork, Montana (an artsy-cutesy lakeside town on the northeast side of the lake).
After a ...
... puffing away. When we are going to relax - we mean it and so we chose to ride horses to one of the many white water rivers that feeds Lake McDonald. Augusto rode a dark horse named "Rock" while mine was light tan and answered to "Pal". These horses were smart and even though we were novices, we were safe in their saddles. We rode through a northern rainforest, so dense with cedar and pine that most sunlight ...
... after one of the natives waiting below the cliff got in the way of the falling buffalo and they found him with his skull crushed... The border crossing was surprisingly easier that the crossing into Canada, as we nearly had to be searched on the way in AND had to surrender two apples to the authorities. Surprisingly the Americans were friendly and let us go through swiftly, which I was surprised at after meeting the ...
Well, J got her moose (see photo) – I don't know how she didn’t see it at the time – it was only after re-examining a photo taken at Yellowstone that she realised there was a honking great moose behind her.
Okay, okay, I photoshopped it – it took me an hour to do last night (where is Luke, our resident computer guru when you need him). The hotel (C’mon Inn) had mounted animals all over the place ...