- Admire the peaceful forest floor 70-feet below as you walk across the elevated boardwalk.
- Feel the exhilaration as you make your way across the narrow planks in the sky, which make Walk in the Treetops such a unique experience.
- Learn more about the old growth forest and blooming flora on Whitefish Mountain.
Why should I visit Walk in the Treetops?
By way of a narrow boardwalk canopy 70 feet above the ground, Walk in the Treetops affords a birds-eye view of Whitefish Lake and the surrounding valley.
Enjoy the exhilaration of moving along the wooden planks of the boardwalk over the peaceful forest below or take a minute to admire the vast valley from one of the elevated viewing platforms.
Book the tour in the early morning hours or late-afternoon for the best chance of wildlife viewing. This is the only treetop walk of its kind, which makes it a once in a lifetime experience.
Where is the trailhead?
Walk in the Treetops’ trailhead begins 1.5 miles from the Whitefish Mountain base lodge. Guests can be shuttled 1-mile to the rendezvous point before the boardwalk begins.
What can I expect?
- Distance: Tour includes a ½ mile walk from trailhead to boardwalk, then a 700’ boardwalk.
- Average Time of Hike: 2.5 hours
- Elevation Gain: Boardwalk is 70 feet above the ground.
- Difficulty: Easy to moderate.
- Trail Type: Loop trail with a ½ mile unpaved walk between the trailhead and boardwalk.
What should I know before hiking this trail?
- Age Minimum: Children must be at least 10-years-old and 54” tall.
- Heights: Although considered a moderate hike, you should be comfortable with heights. Visitors are secured via harness to the canopy and must have a 42” waist to fit in the harness.
- Weather: The weather can change rapidly on top of the mountain. A sunny morning can change to rain pretty quickly, so be prepared with the right gear. A rain jacket, closed-toe shoes and a few warm layers are strongly recommended.