Garnet Winter Trail

photo: Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.

Length: 30.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Entry Fee? $3.00
     Free for those less than 16 years old.

Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Motorized vehicles - Snowmobiling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing

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Location: On SR 200 30 mi. E of Missoula near Greenough Post Office.
State(s): Montana
Counties: Missoula
Longitude: -113.33864
Latitude: 46.82536

Driving Directions

Located 30 miles east of Missoula. The trailhead is located just off Hwy 200, between mileposts 22 & 23.


The winter trail is the central component of the 116 Garnet winter trail system. Follows existing roads impassable to wheeled vehicles in snow. Trail climbs 2,000 ft into evergreen forest of mountains, with views of Blackfoot River Valley, Swan Range.

Additional Details

Width: 127 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Snow or ice

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: BLM Trail Information
Website: Visit Montana

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:
Bryan Maiorano
Outdoor Recreation Planner
Bureau of Land Management
Missoula Field Office
3255 Fort Missoula Rd.
Missoula, MT 59804
(406) 329-3735
[email protected]



Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.

Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.


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