Bigfork: A Montana Story

BIGFORK: A Montana Story is a film documentary that explores and reveals the sweeping saga that is the history of Bigfork, Montana and the Upper Flathead Valley. New episodes will be released each quarter, or you can enjoy the entire film and accompanying book, available for purchase online and at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center.




Introduction and Geology & Destiny

The first episode includes Chapter 1: Introduction to the documentary, and Chapter 2: Geology & Destiny, which depicts the geological events that created this extraordinary natural setting, including the formation of the Rocky Mountain Trench, the collision of glaciers and the epic tale of Glacial Lake Missoula, and the creation of Flathead Lake.





BIGFORK: A Montana Story 

The documentary is available in DVD and book form. The two-part DVD presents the full-length film documentary (150 minutes). The companion book provides 68 pages of narrative and historical photos from the Bigfork story. View the Trailer Today!


Come on In!

Visit the Bigfork History Project at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center

March - December

Tues-Sat 11am - 5pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Open by appointment only in January and February



(406) 837.6927


525 Electric Avenue

Bigfork, MT 59911