Hiking & Backpacking

There is no better way to experience Southwest Montana than with a hike through the forest. Whether you are looking for an easy stroll, or a rugged, strenuous mountain trek, we have the trail for you! If you are up for a back country backpacking adventure, that's available too - just be sure that you are properly prepared for the conditions. Dust off those hiking boots, strap on the pack, and hit the trail - you'll be glad you did.
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Blackfoot Meadows Trail

This attractive trail, Upper Little Blackfoot (329) offers a wide variety of trips. The trail goes up a moist wooded valley along the Little Blackfoo...

Town: Helena, MT
Blue Creek Trail

Blue Creek Trail is also used as a stock trail. Meadows the trail passes through are very wet in spring. Take a topographic map with you when you hi...

Town: Dillon, MT
Bobcat Creek Trail

Length: 3.6 milesDifficulty: ModerateTrail Begins: 0.25 mile from end of Lacy Creek Road 90Trail Ends: Junction with Bobcat Lakes Trail 226There is ...

Town: Wise River, MT
Boulder Creek Trail

Length: 1.0 milesTrail Begins: Boulder Creek Road 484Trail Ends: Trail 43Boulder Creek Trail is a secondary trail going up Boulder Creek. It is steep ...

Town: Wise River, MT
Boulder Creek Trail #32

Length: 3.4 milesTrail Begins: Road 676Trail Ends: Mud Lake TrailArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Fred Burr LakeUSGS Map2:...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Boulder Lake Trail #33

Length: 2.3 milesTrail Begins: Forest Service Road 676Trail Ends: Boulder LakesArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Pozega La...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Boulder Lakes Trail

Boulder Lakes Trail is a steep, rocky trail with good views and opportunity for fishing in high mountain lakes in the Big Belt Mountains.Length: 9.0 m...

Town: Townsend, MT
Bowles Creek Spur Trail #132

Length: 1.5 milesTrail Begins: Bowles Creek Trail 14Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide TrailArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: S...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Bowles Creek Trail #14

Length: 4.1 milesTrail Begins: Forest Service Road 5071Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide TrailArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Branham Peaks/Bridge Canyon Loop Trail

An excellent hike with breathtaking views.Branham Peaks/Bridge Canyon Loop Trail (15 and 610) is a short, steep hike. A breathtaking view awaits the ...

Town: Sheridan, MT
Browns Lake - Wise River Trail

Length: 13.3 milesUse: HeavyDifficulty: High difficulty.Trail Begins: Mono Creek CampgroundTrail Ends: T3S; R10W; Section 32, near Browns LakeThe firs...

Town: Wise River, MT
Butler Creek Trail #56

Length: 1.6 milesTrail Begins: Trail Junction 56Trail Ends: Trail Junction 102Area Map: Interagency Visitor Map: SW Montana USGS Map1: Bighole PassT...

Town: Wisdom, MT

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