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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Rock Creek Ski Trail

Length: 2.9 of km easiest trail; no grooming.Trail Begins: Crystal Lake winter trailheadTrail Ends: LoopArea Map: Lewis and Clark (Rocky Mountain Divi... MORE DETAILS

Town: Lewistown, MT
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Sand Creek Wildlife Station

The west end of the Charles M. Russell NWR, managed from the Sand Creek Wildlife Stations, provides a unique representation of the rugged Missouri Riv... MORE DETAILS

Town: Roy, MT
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Shelby Roadrunner Recreation Trail

The Roadrunner Recreational Trail is Shelby's latest commitment to a healthy community. The hilly trail offers several miles of paved asphalt, two tra... MORE DETAILS

Town: Shelby, MT
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Sluice Boxes State Park

When mining was king in Montana, railroad tracks snaked through mountain ranges to reach small boom towns and haul ore to market. One such mining are... MORE DETAILS

Town: Belt, MT
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Smart Fork Trail

Distance: 3.2 milesTrailhead: Trail Junction 301Trail Ends: Trail Junction 316Smart Fork Trail (352) is steep and heads into South Fork Deep Creek. Th... MORE DETAILS

Town: White Sulphur Springs, MT
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Smith Creek Trail

Length: 5.2 milesTrail Begins: Trailhead on County RoadTrail Ends: Trail 205Much of Smith Creek Trail (215) is on private land that has been logged a... MORE DETAILS

Town: Choteau, MT
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South Fork Deep Creek Trail

Distance: 5.0 miles - heavy useTrailhead: Trail Junction 301Trail Ends: Trail Junction 308South Fork Deep Creek Trail (316) crosses back and forth acr... MORE DETAILS

Town: White Sulphur Springs, MT
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South Fork Teton Trail

Length: 11.0 milesTrail Begins: Forest Road 109Trail Ends: Trail Junction 128The South Fork Teton Trail (168) traverses a west-facing slope high above... MORE DETAILS

Town: Choteau, MT
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South Fork Waldron Snowmobile Trail

Length: 5 miles of marked trailsTrail Begins: Road 144Trail Ends: Upper South Fork WaldronArea Map: Lewis and Clark (Rocky Mountain Division) MORE DETAILS

Town: Choteau, MT
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Strawberry Ridge Trail

Distance: 6.1 miles - moderate useTrailhead: Trail Junction 301Trail Ends: Boat Camp, Section 30Strawberry Ridge Trail (311) offers a very good views ... MORE DETAILS

Town: White Sulphur Springs, MT
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Taylor Hills Trail

Distance: 4.0 miles - heavy useTrailhead: Trail Junction 342Trail Ends: Trail Junction 268Taylor Hills Trail (344) is a good short route for access to... MORE DETAILS

Town: White Sulphur Springs, MT
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Tenderfoot Trail

Distance: 27.0 miles - heavy useTrailhead: Forest Road 586Trail Ends: Smith River, Section 25Tenderfoot Trail (342) provides access to some excellent ... MORE DETAILS

Town: White Sulphur Springs, MT
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