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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Copper Lake Trail

First 2.3 miles of Copper Lake Trail (34) is a primitive road.Length: 6.9 milesTrail Begins: Road 676Trail Ends: Road 1525Area Map: Deerlodge National...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Corrall Creek Trail

Length: 2.1 milesTrail Begins: Spur off Road 100Trail Ends: Trail 30Area Map: Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Stonehous...

Town: Sheridan, MT
Crazy Creek Longfellow Trail

The Crazy Creek Longfellow Trail gives the visitor access the Tizer Basin country and offers opportunities for hiking and camping. The trail is used ...

Town: Townsend, MT
Crescent Lake Trail 92

Length: 6.3 milesUse: ModerateDifficulty: HighTrail Begins: Canyon Creek Guest Ranch Road 7401Trail Ends: Crescent LakeThe Canyon Creek Trail begins i...

Town: Wise River, MT
Crow Creek Trail

The Crow Creek Trail follows Crow Creek and offers stream fishing. The trail leads into the heart of the Elkhorn Mountains. Length: 8.9 milesTrail B...

Town: Townsend, MT
Crystal Creek Trail

The first 0.5 miles of Crystal Creek Trail (10) is a primitive road.Length: 3.4 milesTrail Begins: Highway 38Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide TrailArea M...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Dalton Pass Road Snowmobile Trail

Distance: 10 miles of marked and groomed trails.Trail Begins: Dalton Pass RoadTrail Ends: 4 miles west from LincolnThe Dalton Pass Snowmobile Trail is...

Town: Lincoln, MT
David Creek Trail

Length: 7.5 milesUse: ModerateDifficulty: LowTrail Begins: Trail 2Trail Ends: Torrey LakeThere is a large graveled parking area at the trailhead for T...

Town: Wise River, MT
Discovery Basin Cross-Country Ski Trails

The Georgetown Lake Area is well known for its beautiful views, wildlife opportunities and solitary landscapes. Whether you are an accomplished cross...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Divide Creek Trail

Divide Creek Trail is a scenic trail starting in sagebrush/grassland, climbing through mixed timber and meadows, crossing the Snowcrest Range above ti...

Town: Sheridan, MT
Dome Shaped Mountain Trail #8

Length: 6.0 miles Trail Begins: Road 1591Trail Ends: Dome Shaped MountainArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Stony CreekTown...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Dry Creek Trail

The Dry Creek Trail is a moderately difficult hike. The first 3 miles are switchbacks uphill. A good day-hike with outstanding views. Trail leads i...

Town: Lincoln, MT

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