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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Goose Gulch Trail #240

Length: 5.0 milesTrail Begins: Forest Service Road 4325Trail Ends: Black Pine Trail 6Area Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1:...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Gould Helmville Trail

Gould Helmville Trail is entirely ridge top hiking. Parking is available at either end of the trail. A horse ramp is available at Dalton. Water is n...

Town: Lincoln, MT
Granite Lake Trail

Length: 0.5 milesTrail Begins: Trail 123Trail Ends: Granite LakeThe first 0.25 mile of Granite Lake Trail is steep and rocky. Trail travels through Wh...

Town: Wise River, MT
Grassy Mountain Trail

The Grassy Mountain Trail begins in Skidway Campground, climbs Grassy Mountain and follows the ridgeline. Good views.

Town: Townsend, MT
Green Canyon Trail #109

Length: 3.0 milesTrail Begins: Forest Service Road 5121Trail Ends: Forest Service Road 5107Area Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map USGS...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Grouse Lakes Trail 219

Length: 4 milesUse: LightDifficulty: HighTrail Begins: Road 186Trail Ends: Grouse LakesThe access road to the start of the Grouse Lakes Trail is not o...

Town: Wise River, MT
Hanging Valley National Recreation Trail

Located in the Big Belt Mountains, this National Scenic Trail is recommended for hikers who want a challenge. Hikers will want to take plenty of wate...

Town: Helena, MT
Harrison Lake Trail

The last 0.5 mile of Harrison Lake Trail crosses a boulder field the lake is on a bench to the west just below the Big Hole Divide.Length: 5.0 milesTr...

Town: Dillon, MT
Haystack Trail

Haystack Trail (82) is a moderate hike approximately three miles to the summit of Haystack Mountain where you have a panoramic view of the valleys bel...

Town: Butte, MT
Hell Roaring Trail

Hell Roaring Trail is in pretty good shape and was reconstructed in 1990. The trail accesses the west end of the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness Area.Len...

Town: Wisdom, MT
Hidden Lake Trail

The Hidden Lake Trail is access to the high mountains lakes of Edith Basin in the Big Belt Mountains. Opportunities for fishing and wildlife viewing....

Town: Helena, MT
Hiline Trail #111

Length: 25.3 milesTrail Begins: Trail 28Trail Ends: Cutaway PassArea Map: Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map and Anaconda Pintler Wilderness Map ...

Town: Philipsburg, MT

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