Location: At Madison Dam below Ennis Lake off US 287 S of Three Forks.
From Ennis, Montana, go northeast on Highway 287 to McAllister and connect with a gravel road, continuing on it to the south access. To reach the north access, take Highway 287 east of Norris 8 miles and then continue 3 miles south of the Red Mountain Campground on the gravel Beartrap Road. Beartrap Canyon is about 35 miles from Bozeman, Montana.
Hiking trails follows the river the length of the canyon but cannot be accessed from the south end. The trail provides visitors outstanding hiking and backpacking. The trail drops down to meet the river periodically throughout its length, offering opportunities to filter water.
Width: 14 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1992
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: State of Montana
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Dillon Resource Area, BLM
1005 Selway Dr.
Dillon, MT 59725
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