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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Pine Park, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Pine Park and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Pine Park:
    • 48.369409, -114.184293
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Pine Park
  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Flathead County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Flathead County
    • Since Pine Park is near Lake County, we have provided a link to its eBird sighting report:
    • eBird sighting report for Lake County
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Pine Park ...

We have found seven communities that share the name Pine Park.

Within Montana, the name Pine Park is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another seven communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Tuscaloosa County
      • This Pine Park is located in Tuscaloosa County and lies 1,728 miles [2,780.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Pine Park that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuscaloosa County community of Pine Park.
    • Georgia
      • Grady County
      • This Pine Park is located in Grady County and lies 1,984 miles [3,192.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Pine Park that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grady County community of Pine Park.
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Pine Park is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 1,735 miles [2,792.2 km]<1> to the southeast of the Pine Park that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Pine Park.
    • Maine
      • Cumberland County
      • This Pine Park is located in Cumberland County and lies 2,099 miles [3,378 km]<1> to the east of the Pine Park that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Pine Park.
      • York County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Pine Park [York County].
    • Michigan
      • Grand Traverse County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Pine Park [Grand Traverse County].
    • Mississippi
      • Rankin County
      • This Pine Park is located in Rankin County and lies 1,672 miles [2,690.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Pine Park that is located in Flathead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Park
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rankin County community of Pine Park.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pine Park ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Evergreen [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Pine Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<4>
  • Halfmoon [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfmoon
    • Halfmoon [Flathead County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Pine Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfmoon
  • Happy Haven [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Happy Haven
    • Happy Haven [Flathead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Pine Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Happy Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Happy Haven
  • Hungry Horse [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hungry Horse
    • Hungry Horse [Flathead County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Pine Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hungry Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hungry Horse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hungry Horse<4>
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Jessup [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jessup
      • Jessup [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Pine Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
    • Lazy Day Court [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lazy Day Court
      • Lazy Day Court [Flathead County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Pine Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lazy Day Court have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lazy Day Court
    • Martin City [Flathead County]
    • Rose Crossing [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Crossing
      • Rose Crossing [Flathead County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Pine Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Crossing
    • Round Prairie [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Prairie
      • Round Prairie [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Pine Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Prairie
    • Vista [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vista
      • Vista [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Pine Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vista
    • Whitefish [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitefish
      • Whitefish [Flathead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Pine Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitefish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitefish<4>

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Pine Park. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Robert Bray     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Kalispell (Montana) on Tueday October 23, 1917 and died in Bishop (California) on Monday March 7, 1983 at the age of 65. The body was cremated.
      • Kalispell is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Pine Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Bray<5>
    • William Swetland     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Kalispell (Montana) on Wednesday October 15, 1913 and died in Branford (Connecticut) on Friday October 31, 2003 at the age of 90. He is buried at Westwood Cemetery (Lorain County, Ohio).
      • Kalispell is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Pine Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Swetland<5>

How Far From Pine Park to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Pine Park to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Pine Park and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Kalispell, which is the Seat of Flathead County and lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Pine Park to Kalispell, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 158 miles [254.3 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,945 miles [3,130.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 76 days and walking would take 111 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,581 miles [10,591.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,349 miles [11,827.1 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,401 miles [8,692.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Flathead County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pine Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Flathead County: www.co.flathead.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pine Park) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3694, Longitude: -114.1843       In this case, the coordinates for Pine Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Pine Park could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Pine Park to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 334.256 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 334.83 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 322.405 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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