Towards the north end of Whitefish Lake, visitors to Swift Creek Trail are greeted by sections of old growth forest, raging creek views of Swift Creek, vast mountain panoramas, and the calming solace of Smith Lake. This area’s untamed creeks, forests and wetlands foster abundant wildlife and clean drinking water for the Whitefish Community. The Swift Creek area includes over three miles of trail, including an ADA accessible trail to a Swift Creek overlook.
Travel 8.3 miles from Whitefish up Wisconsin Avenue continuing on East Lakeshore Drive. The trailhead will be on your right just ¼ mile past Lower Whitefish Lake Road.
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More Stats for The Whitefish Trail - Swift Creek and Smith lake mountain bike trail
Altitude change237 ft
Altitude min3,075 ft
Altitude max3,376 ft
Altitude start3,075 ft
Altitude end3,312 ft
Distance climb1.4 miles
Distance down4,831 ft
Distance flat1,735 ft
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The Whitefish... Trail Reports
Mar 7, 2016 @ 7:33pmMar 7, 2016
|The trail is mostly clear but there are still patches of snow and ice. The Swift Creek trailhead is especially icy.|
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