Hiking & Backpacking in central montana

Whether you are looking for an easy, moderate or strenuous mountain hike, there is a trail for you! A back country backpacking adventure can be a great experience, just come prepared for unpredictable weather conditions. There are some spectacular views, just a short hike away!

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East Fork Spring Creek Trail

Distance: 13.5 milesTrailhead: Trail Junction 608 near Forest Road 6393Trail Ends: Daisy PeakEast Fork Spring Creek Trail (608) passes from Muddy Moun... MORE DETAILS

Town: Harlowton, MT
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Elk Calf Trail

Length: 1.5 milesTrail Begins: Trail Junction 133Trail Ends: Trail Junction 101Elk Calf Trail (137) offers a scenic view of Glacier National Park. The... MORE DETAILS

Town: Choteau, MT
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Giant Springs State Park

Giant Springs State Park was discovered by the Lewis & Clark Expedition in 1805 and is one of the largest freshwater springs in the county. The spring... MORE DETAILS

Town: Great Falls, MT
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Grandview Trail

Grandview Trail (403) is at an elevation between 6,000 and 7,000 feet. The trail climbs steadily for 3.5 miles from Crystal Lake to Grandview Point an... MORE DETAILS

Town: Stanford, MT
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Green Pole Ski Trail

Length: 2.4 km of easiest trail; no grooming. Parking available for 10 vehicles. Check on road conditions.Area Map: Lewis and Clark National Forest MORE DETAILS

Town: Lewistown, MT
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Hannan Gulch Trail

Length: 6.5 milesTrail Begins: Road 8983Trail Ends: Upper Hannan GulchHannan Gulch Trail (240) follows an old seismic road most of its distance and is... MORE DETAILS

Town: Augusta, MT
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Haymaker Canyon Trail

Haymaker Canyon Trail (602) is the eastern most trail in the Little Belts drops down Haymaker Canyon, the longest canyon on Musselshell District, thro... MORE DETAILS

Town: Harlowton, MT
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Haymaker Park Trail

Distance: 0.4 milesTrailhead: Forest Road 189Trail Ends: Trail Junction 602Haymaker Park Trail (604) is a short trail that provides access to a system... MORE DETAILS

Town: Harlowton, MT
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Ice Caves Trail

The Ice Caves Trail (455) climbs almost 5 miles to the permanent ice caves on the Snowy Crest. The first part of this trail climbs 3 miles to the top... MORE DETAILS

Town: Lewistown, MT
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Kings Hill/Little Belt Snowmobile Trail

Kings Hill/Little Belt Snowmobile Trail has parking for up to 60 cars.Length: 29 miles of marked trail and 145 of groomed and marked trailsTrail Begin... MORE DETAILS

Town: Neihart, MT
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Lewistown Trail System

If you're looking to experience Lewistown on foot, bike, or even on horseback, the newly created trail system is by far the best and most scenic choic... MORE DETAILS

Town: Lewistown, MT
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Lonesome Ridge Trail

Length: 3.0 milesTrail Begins: Forest Road 109Trail Ends: Trail 108Lonesome Ridge Trail (154) is an attractive access route to Lonesome Ridge and Rout... MORE DETAILS

Town: Choteau, MT
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