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Flathead Lake at Sunrise

Flathead Lake at Sunrise

Flathead Lake at Sunrise was photographed looking east at the Misson Mountains.Flathead Lake Sunrise

Price: $175
Location: Polson Bay, Flathead Lake at Sunrise
Size: 24×36″
Type: Canvas Print

High-quality displays without the fine art price tag.
• Art-quality canvas material
• Built-in hangers for easy display
• Canvas is wrapped in a sturdy wood frame for extra weight and durability.

Photographer: M.Hewston

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Flathead Lake Sunrise

Flathead Lake is a large natural lake in northwest Montana, and is the largest natural freshwater lake by surface area that is west of the source of the Missouri River in the contiguous United States. The lake is a remnant of the ancient, massive glacial dammed lake, Lake Missoula of the era of the last interglacial.

Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi in the lower 48 states, with over 200 square miles of water and 185 miles of shoreline. The southern half of Flathead Lake is within the boundary of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Flathead Reservation. Recreationists must purchase a tribal recreation permit.

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks maintains thirteen public access sites around the lake. These sites include: Sportsmans Bridge, Somers, Big Fork, and Juniper Beach fishing access sites; Wayfarers, Woods Bay, Yellow Bay, Finely Point, Walstad Memorial, Big Arm, and Elmo state recreation areas, which have toilets, boat launch, camping, swimming and picnic facilities; and West Shore State Park, located twenty miles south of Kalispell on Highway 93. Also located along the west shore near the Big Arm is Wildhorse Island, a 2,165-acre state park. The park is accessible only by boat and is a public day use and picnic area only, no overnight camping.