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May Creek Trail

photo: Snowbike Tracks meander with May Creek. Photo by David Lingle.

Length: 7.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Boating, Motorized
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Motorized vehicles - Four wheel drive
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing

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Location: 17 miles west of Wisdom, MT; Near Elkhorn Hot Springs; Accessible from Pioneer Mountains Scenic By Way.
State(s): Montana
Counties: Beaverhead
Longitude: -113.78301
Latitude: 45.651

Driving Directions

Take Hwy 43 west of Wisdom 16 miles. Turn off Hwy 43 into May Creek Campground. Go through campground to the SW corner through a large gate. Trail begins in meadow, and leads west.

Description

Parallels a small stream called May Creek, and through forested areas. Trail is mid elevation for the area (6,200 ft) in the lodgepole pine type.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 12%
Maximum Grade: 35%
Elevation Low Point: 6,480
Elevation High Point: 7,660
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1980

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Gil Gale
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
P.O. Box 238
Wisdom , MT 59761
(406) 689-3243
ggale@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/b-d

 

Photos

Snowbike Tracks meander with May Creek. Photo by David Lingle.

Snowbike Tracks meander with May Creek. Photo by David Lingle.

Cabin along May Creek. Photo by David Lingle.

Cabin along May Creek. Photo by David Lingle.

 

Gutter on May Creek Cabin. Photo by David Lingle.

Gutter on May Creek Cabin. Photo by David Lingle.

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