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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Cedar Bar Faulkner Trail

Cedar Bar Faulkner Trail is mainly used during hunting season but does allow for short outings since the trailhead is along Highway 12 and accessible ...

Town: Townsend, MT
Cherry Creek Trail

Length: 3.4 milesDifficulty: ModerateUse: HeavyTrail Begins: Cherry Creek Road 1011Trail Ends: Cherry LakeThe trailhead is undeveloped and the last mi...

Town: Wise River, MT
Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail

Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail is groomed weekly. Eight loop trails which provide a variety of lengths and skill levels. Trail system starts on...

Town: Wisdom, MT
Chub Creek Trail

Trail Begins: Trail 131 Seymour CreekTrail Ends: Trail 124 Middle Fork LaMarche CreekThere is a stock ramp, hitch rail and a toilet at the trailhead f...

Town: Wise River, MT
Cliff and Wade Lakes Interpretive Trail

An easy, interpretive nature walk.Cliff and Wade Lakes Interpretive Trail goes downhill from Hilltop Campground to Wade Lake Campground or uphill from...

Town: Ennis, MT
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

The trail crawls along a section of the Centennial Mountains from Red Rock Pass to near Monida, passing through some of the most scenic country in sou...

Town: Dillon, MT
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (440) and (337) offers outstanding views as it follows the Continental Divide through the Helena National...

Town: Helena, MT
Continental Divide Trail

This section of trail is only a portion of the Continental Divide Trail. The hike is easy, and the trail is in good condition. The majority of the t...

Town: Lincoln, MT
Continental Divide Trail

The mileage shown below for Continental Divide Trail includes only that portion located on the Philipsburg Ranger District.Length: 13.8 milesTrail Beg...

Town: Philipsburg, MT
Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (9) is comprised of many trails going through different National Forests. The sections listed here are i...

Town: Wisdom, MT
Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide Trail will climb and descend the peaks of the Rocky Mountains from Canada to Mexico, traversing mountainside meadows, granite p...

Town: Butte, MT
Continental Divide/Leadville Snowmobile Trail

Continental Divide/Leadville Snowmobile Trail actually consists of 7 snowmobile routes, which vary in difficulty from good family routes to more diffi...

Town: Deer Lodge, MT

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