Skateboarding Glacier National Park & Western Montana

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Rip Some Rad Air

Western Montana's larger communities are home to skateparks where skaters can do sick tricks and land the perfect 360, with the scenery of Glacier Country as their backdrop.

Carve a New Path this Winter

With more than 300 inches of fresh powder annually, untouched terrain, breathtaking landscapes and accommodations to write home about, it’s time we spent a winter together.


Northern Tier

Woodland Skatepark

Kalispell

Woodland Park is a large peaceful park with flowers, a lagoon, playground and picnic area. Bring bread to feed the large flock of ducks and geese. While you're there, enjoy Woodland Water Park and the skateboarding park. In the winter the pond becomes an ice skating rink with an old-fashioned warming hut. Also an artificial ice skating rink, the Woodland Ice Center is open from October through March.

Getting There:

From downtown Kalispell, go east on Second Street East. Continue though the intersection with Woodland Avenue. Turn north on Woodland Park Drive. The skate park is on the left.

More Information

Call 406-758-7718 OR 406-758-7849


7th Avenue Skateboard Park

Polson

The Polson Skatepark is another incredible Dreamland park that features a transition section that varies from mellow easy to deep vert with the "helmet." It also has super fun pyramid, and large step gap.

Getting Here:

From Highway 93, turn west on 7th Street East and continue to 7th Avenue East.


Dave Olseth Memorial Skatepark

Whitefish

This Whitefish Skatepark has 15,000 square feet of riding, including a burly large bowl with oververt pocket and one of the best street sections in Montana.

Getting Here:

Located just east of downtown Whitefish at 290 Armory Road.

More Information

Call 406-253-5365

Southern Tier

Region 2

Mobash Skatepark

Missoula

Located in Missoula on the south side of the Clark Fork River, Mobash was named one of the top five parks in the country by Amazing Gridline. It has an expansive transition section complete with cradle and kidney bowl and rad street section with buttery granite ledges. Oh yeah, and it's lit at night.

Getting Here:

Take Orange Street across the Clark Fork River, make your first right.

More Information

Located at 500 Cregg Lane, McCormick Park, Visit www.missoulaskatepark.org/.


FiftyTwo Skatepark

Missoula

Fiftytwo Skatepark Foundation is a Missoula, Montana based non-profit organization comprised of parents, professionals and lifelong skateboarders who are dedicated to encouraging active lifestyles and healthy choices for today's youth. This skater-owned and operated skatepark is a family-friendly place for skaters of all skill levels.

Getting Here:

From Missoula, take Broadway west out of town. Continue past the Missoula International Airport for one and a half miles to 6150 Training Drive.

More Information

Visit Fiftytwoskatepark.webs.com.


YMCA Skate Park

Missoula

In 1997 the Coca-Cola/YMCA Skate Park opened its doors or rather its gates. Today, this multi-use park has undergone many changes with the addition of new ramps, as well as three half-court basketball courts for the non-skater. The park is only open during monitored hours and pads and helmets must be worn at all times. The park is rockin' and rollin'. The park is only open during YMCA hours.

Getting Here:

Located off Brooks Street at 3000 Russell Street.

More Information

Call 406-721-9622 or visit www.ymcamissoula.org.


Skate Ignatius

St. Ignatius

The Skate Ignatius Project is a 100 percent volunteer run project. The skatepark includes a clover bowl, a one-of-a-kind feature in Montana.

Getting Here:

From Highway 93 North, turn right on Mission Drive. Follow the curve of the road to Taelman Road and the skatepark.

More Information

Call 406-745-4888.

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Skateboarding in Western Montana

Western Montana's Glacier Country

News from Glacier National Park: Currently 11.5 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

Bird Woman Falls

An icon in Glacier National Park, Bird Woman Falls is a glistening 492-foot-high waterfall that cascades down the side of Mt. Oberlin. From West Glacier, travel the Going-to-the-Sun Road to Bird Woman Falls Overlook, located on the west side of the Continental Divide.

Trail of the Cedars

This short boardwalk trail (ADA accessible) takes visitors through an old growth cedar forest. It’s also the beginning of the Avalanche Lake Trail (just over two miles long) that leads to Avalanche Lake—one of the most popular day hikes in Glacier National Park. Trail of the Cedars is located about five and a half miles north of Lake McDonald Lodge.

Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road

If your time in Glacier National Park is limited, one must-see attraction is the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This 50-mile long road takes travelers between St. Mary and West Glacier through the heart of the park, crossing the Continental Divide at Logan Pass. There are numerous pullouts along the road, ideal for taking photographs and enjoying the scenery.

See a Glacier

As you’re traveling the Going-to-the-Sun Road, pull over at Jackson Glacier Overlook (located east of Logan Pass). The overlook offers the best opportunity to see a glacier from the road.

Many Glacier Valley

Home to incredible mountains, active glaciers, abundant wildlife and miles of hiking trails, Many Glacier is located in the northeast section of Glacier National Park. Trails leave from this valley in numerous directions, with popular hiking destinations including Iceberg Lake, Grinnell Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel.

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