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10,487 mi 16,877 km of trail 88 Recommended Routes

Gems 21 Gems Easy Trails 541 Trails Intermediate Trails 946 Trails Hard Trails 907 Trails
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Gems in Montana - 21

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gem Favorite St Mary's Falls.

St. Mary Falls

(37) Rising Sun, MT
gem Favorite Grinnell Glacier past end of trail, Many Glacier area, Glacier National Park. with permission from phil h

Grinnell Glacier

(27) Swiftcu…, MT
gem Favorite Trail to the mountain.

Logan Pass

(29) Red Roc…, MT
gem Favorite Virginia Falls.

Virginia Falls

(24) Rising Sun, MT
gem Favorite Running Eagle Falls (low flow, August) as the day turns to dusk. Near Two Medicine Lake.

Running Eagles Falls

(20) Bison, MT
gem Favorite One of many iconic red cedars along the way.

Glacier Cedar Forest

(20) Red Roc…, MT
gem Favorite Three friends taking a minute to take in the view from the summit of Siyeh Pass.

Siyeh Pass

(11) Rising Sun, MT
gem Favorite Dawson Cutoff overlooking Pitamakin Lake.

Pitamakan Pass

(11) Rising Sun, MT

Recommended Routes in Montana - 82

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Favorite Grinnell Lake overlook.
Intermediate/Difficult

Grinnell Glacier

10.3 mi 16.6 km 1,774' Up 540.61 m Up 1,777' Down 541.59 m Down

Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite Looking at the Continental Divide from the trail from Granite Park Chalet on the way to the Loop.
Intermediate/Difficult

Highline to The Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,183' Up 360.66 m Up 3,554' Down 1083.33 m Down

Red Roc…, MT
Favorite Amazing sunny day at Avalanche Lake with all of the falls flowing.
Intermediate

Avalanche Lake via Trail of the Cedars

6.2 mi 9.9 km 616' Up 187.82 m Up 616' Down 187.75 m Down

Red Roc…, MT
Favorite View of Hidden Lake taken from the lookout at the top of the trail.
Intermediate

Hidden Lake Overlook

2.7 mi 4.3 km 490' Up 149.25 m Up 489' Down 149 m Down

Red Roc…, MT
Favorite Iceberg Lake.
Intermediate

Iceberg Lake

9.8 mi 15.8 km 1,349' Up 411.22 m Up 1,349' Down 411.17 m Down

Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite St Mary's Falls.
Intermediate

St. Mary / Virginia Falls

3.1 mi 5.0 km 467' Up 142.38 m Up 467' Down 142.44 m Down

Rising Sun, MT
Favorite Great views of Reynolds Mountain and Preston Park along the Siyeh Pass trail.
Difficult

Siyeh Pass Route

10.2 mi 16.5 km 2,229' Up 679.35 m Up 3,371' Down 1027.38 m Down

Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Intermediate/Difficult

The Beaten Path

26.6 mi 42.8 km 3,806' Up 1160.12 m Up 2,066' Down 629.67 m Down

Red Lodge, MT

Trails in Montana - 2306

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Hidden Lake
Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT 32 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #2Grinnell Glacier Overlook
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT 20 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #3Grinnell Glacier Trail
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT 15 
7.7 mi 12.3 km #4Swiftcurrent Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT 17 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Trail of the Cedars
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT 29 
3.6 mi 5.9 km #6Apgar Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult
West Glacier, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
West Glacier, MT 26 
16.3 mi 26.2 km #7East Rosebud Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
10.1 mi 16.2 km #8Dawson Pass
Difficult
Bison, MT
Difficult
Bison, MT
2.0 mi 3.1 km #9Bluebird Trail #83
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MT
10.7 mi 17.3 km #10Sky Rim Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
12.7 mi 20.5 km #11Stoney Indian Pass
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
4.1 mi 6.6 km #12Cottonwood Lake
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
3.3 mi 5.3 km #13Sperry Glacier
Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
15.1 mi 24.4 km #14Red Gap Pass
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
Difficult
Swiftcurrent, MT
3.1 mi 5.1 km #15Mount Wright Hiker Trail #160
Difficult
Choteau, MT
Difficult
Choteau, MT
5.7 mi 9.2 km #16Corbly Gulch Trail #544
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
4.3 mi 6.9 km #17Helen Lake Trail
Easy
Swiftcurrent, MT
Easy
Swiftcurrent, MT
17.7 mi 28.5 km #18Pitamakan Pass Trail
Difficult
St. Mary, MT
Difficult
St. Mary, MT
15.8 mi 25.4 km #19Yellowstone River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
4.8 mi 7.7 km #20Windy Mountain Trail (#454)
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Benton, MT
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Benton, MT

Photos of Montana - 1260

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Swiftcurrent Lake. Glacier National Park.
Sep 10, 2016 near Swiftcu…, MT
Grinnell Lake overlook.
Nov 12, 2015 near Swiftcu…, MT
St Mary's Falls.
Jan 21, 2016 near Rising Sun, MT
A friendly local waves hello to hikers.
Nov 12, 2015 near Swiftcu…, MT
Hidden Lake
Dec 30, 2018 near Red Roc…, MT
View of Hidden Lake taken from the lookout at the top of the trail.
Oct 1, 2016 near Red Roc…, MT
Hiking Grinnell Glacier Trail with Grinnell Lake in the background.
Aug 16, 2017 near Swiftcu…, MT
Mt. Grinnell.
Nov 6, 2016 near Swiftcu…, MT