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The town of Whitefish is located at 48 degrees north latitude on the north end of the Flathead Valley in northwest Montana. Whitefish sits at an elevation of 3,028 ft. above sea level and has a mild summer climate and cold winters. Local attractions include Glacier National Park, The Bob Marshall Wilderness, Big Mountain Ski Area and Flathead Lake. The area enjoys very long summer days that attract visitors from around the world to enjoy the valley’s extensive water ways and abundant natural beauty. Winter is the perfect time to gather on Big Mountain for the world class skiing it offers. Whitefish also has an AmTrack station conveniently located right down town.
The Flathead Valley is situated just west of the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains amid the Swan, Mission, Salish and Whitefish Mountain Ranges. The valley is named after its original inhabitants, the Flathead Indian Tribe. The presence of native American Indian tribes in the area can be traced back some 14,000 years. The 2010 census counted approximately 91,000 people living in Flathead County. Kalispell, Montana: Kalispell, situated in the middle of the Flathead Valley is the county seat of Flathead County. With a population of 21,000 people, Kalispell is the largest city and commercial center in northwest Montana. A drive through the downtown area reveals an old west heritage with many brick buildings pre-dating the 20th.
Glacier National Park
Called the “Crown of the Continent,” Glacier National Park, which is only 25 miles from the school, has 730 miles of highly scenic hiking trails with incredible views of unparalleled natural beauty. The trails vary in difficulty from flat and easy to steep and challenging. A variety of wildlife can be viewed from the trails including moose, elk, deer, mountain goats, black bears, grizzly bears and bighorn sheep. The park has 131 named lakes that reflect snow capped peaks and active glaciers. On any given summer day one will see a steady stream of vehicles topped with kayaks entering and leaving the park.
Glacier Park International Airport
Glacier Park Airport is served by Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Air and United Express. The airport is centrally located within Flathead Valley and is almost never crowded. Visiting Jwalan Muktika School for Illumination: If you wish to visit the school on your trip to the Flathead Valley please call ahead to let us know you are coming: 406-862-6573.
Non Discrimination Policy
The Jwalan Muktika School for Illumination shall admit students of any race, color, gender, sexual preference or orientation, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school shall not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual preference or orientation, color or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, or other school administered programs.