Want to adopt this trail? Become an Ambassador!

Trout Creek Loop

Trout Creek National Recreation Trail (774) traverses a pristine roadless area of over 20,000 acres, making it one of the longest trails through primitive country in northwest Montana outside of designated wilderness.

photo:  Photo by USFS.

Length: 22.20 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Camping
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing

See more details.

Become an NRT Ambassador

Join a cadre of volunteers to help improve the data on this trail.

 

Location: 4 miles west of Trout Co., MT
State(s): Montana
Counties: Sanders
Longitude: -115.71807
Latitude: 47.805

Driving Directions

Begins: Road 214 Trail Ends: Loop Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Larchwood USGS Map2: Bloom Peak Township 24N; Range 32W; Section 32

Description

Trout Creek National Recreation Trail (774) traverses a pristine roadless area of over 20,000 acres, making it one of the longest trails through primitive country in northwest Montana outside of designated wilderness. The trail climbs to an elevation of 5400 feet near Ninety-three Mile Lake, which is characterized by high alpine vegetation and glacial cirques. There are many campsites along the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 5%
Maximum Grade: 20%
Elevation Low Point: 2,350
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1982

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Document: USFS Trail Overview
Website: USFS Trail Details

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:
Bruce Haflich
US Forest Service
2693 Hwy. 200
Trout Creek , MT 59874
(406) 827-3533
bhaflick@fs.fed.us

 

Photos

 Photo by USFS.

Photo by USFS.

Reviews

No reviews are available. Be the first to leave one!

 

Suggest an Edit

Do you see a problem with this trail data? Contact us below: