Silver Crest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area

Winter lovers will enjoy Silver Crest 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. 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)

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  • Great Falls, MT 59404
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