Flathead Lake Community Mussel Walk At Flathead Lake State Park
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: March 28, 2018

Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will co-host “Flathead Lake Community Mussel Walk” at Flathead Lake State Park – Wayfarers Unit on Saturday, April 14th, at 2:00pm.

Join the Flathead Lakers, the Flathead Lake Biological Station, and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to help spread the message of aquatic invasive species, and not the mussel! Learn how to identify invasive mussels, report something suspicious, and effectively clean, drain, and dry your boat. Then, join us for a shoreline mussel walk or go to your favorite Flathead Lake spot to look for mussels.

What: “Flathead Lake Community Mussel Walk”

When:  Saturday, April 14th at 2:00 pm.

Where: Flathead Lake State Park—Wayfarers 8600 Mt. Hwy 35, Bigfork.  Meet at the Birch Grove Picnic Shelter by the water.  


Flathead Lake State Park consists of six unique park units located around Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. The park units on the east side are Wayfarers, Yellow Bay and Finley Point and the west side units are West Shore, Big Arm and Wild Horse Island. In addition to boating, swimming and fishing, each park unit offers unique experiences including camping, rental picnic shelters, group camping, hiking, sightseeing, picnicking, and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Visit Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.