Silvercrest Winter Recreation Area
Winter lovers will enjoy Silvercrest Ski Trail and its 13.8 km of groomed ski trails and 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, 7 miles south of Neihart. All trails create a loop that begin and end at the Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot off Highway 89 southeast of Great Falls. The trail terrain is gently rolling with several moderately steep pitches. Four loop options are available. The most outer loop is a total of 10 km. Three warming huts. Tow-behind sleds, dogs and snowshoes prohibited on groomed ski trails.
Length: 6.9 km of easiest and 6.9 km of more difficult trail
Trail Begins: Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot
Trail Ends: Loop
Snowshoe Trails: 2 miles, marked with red diamonds, not groomed
Area Map: Lewis and Clark National Forest (Jefferson Division)
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Nature Area
- Wildlife Viewing
Services And Amenities
Take Highway 89 from Belt south past Monarch and Neihart almost to Showdown Ski resort and Kings Hill Pass.
Travel 61 miles southeast of Great Falls on Highway 89 to the Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot turnoff, located 0.25 mile from the highway. It is also 30 miles north of White Sulphur Springs and 7 miles southeast of Neihart.