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The Samaa Retreat is 3.5 miles from downtown Bigfork and Flathead Lake and 45 minutes
from the west entrance to Glacier National Park. The lodge house number is 311 Aero Lane. 

Travel Directions

Call 511 for any road construction that could cause delays.

You'll see that 93N seems the most direct from MISSOULA however 83N is the most scenicto get to Hwy 83N, take Interstate 90E from Missoula, exit 109 (Bonner/Great Falls) to Hwy 200E, turn left on 83N towards Seeley Lake and Swan Lake for a scenic drive.

FROM Seeley Lake Area: 
Take 83N about 2hrs. to 209Wturn left (Bigfork sign) drive 1.5 miles to N Ferndale (blinking light at the Ferndale Firehall). Turn right on N. Ferndale Drive (1) one block. Turn right onto Aero Lane  Drive about 1/2 a mile. Aero lane will divide left and straightDON'T TURN, STAY STRAIGHT to 311 Aero Ln.

Drive up from Missoula to Polson, the south end of Flathead laketurn right onto 35N and drive about 30 miles North to Jct. 209 blinking light. Turn right, drive 3.3 miles to the next blinking light at N. Ferndale and Ferndale Firehall. Turn left onto N. Ferndale, drive 1 block, turn right onto Aero Lane drive straight down Aero LaneDON'T TURN, STAY STRAIGHT to 311 Aero Lane.

From Glacier Airport (FCA):
Turn right out of the airport on Rte. 2. Drive 6.5 miles. Turn left on 35S (4-way intersection). Drive 20 miles South towards Bigfork. Go over the bridge past the 4-way lighted intersection that says "Bigfork Village." Look for blinking lights and turn left on Jct. 209 Swan / Seeley Lake. Drive 3.3 miles to N. Ferndale and Turn left at the blinking light.......Follow the directions above.

From Kalispell or Whitefish:
Take 93S to 82E (Bigfork sign) turn left. Go to the end of 82, about 6 miles. Turn right on 35S. Drive about 4 miles, turn left on Jct. 209E and follow the directions above.

From Glacier National Park:
Exit the park on Rte 2, drive 15 miles to the Intersection 206E, turn left at the light. Drive 10 miles to the end, turn left on Hwy 35S. Drive south on 35 (14 miles) PAST the left turn for downtown Bigfork Village going over the bridge with the lake on your right and the bay on your left. At the blinking light, Jct 209, turn left and drive 3.3 miles to the next blinking light, N. Ferndale and Ferndale Fire Hall. Turn left at the blinking light where you'll see my sign. Drive 1 block to Aero Lane and turn right onto Aero lane. Drive straight down Aero lane, no turns to the Samaa Retreat

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311 Aero Lane
Bigfork, MT 59911


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