Wildhorse Island

Wildhorse Island is surrounded by Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana. This island was created 17,000 years ago. The Island offers scenic hikes and can, obviously only be accessed by boat. The Island has wild horses, Wolves, and Sheep with lots of birds and little critters.

Bird watchers love the island because it is home to a great number of species. Among the birds found on the island are a variety of ducks, swans and geese, red tailed hawk, bald eagle, and many small songbirds. There is a wonderful variety of bird and wildlife species to be found everywhere around Flathead Lake.

The only way to get to Wildhorse Island is by boat. There are cruises and boat rentals available from Big Arm. The island is a day use area only, and there are some special rules to follow.