Jerome Rock Lakes Trail
ElevationAscent: 2,226' 678 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 8,673' 2,644 m
Low: 6,447' 1,965 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 17% (9°)
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“A journey into one of the jewels of the Madison Range - the high country of the Spanish Peaks.”— samh Haraldson
Leaving the Spanish Creek trailhead up to Jerome Rock Lakes along Falls Creek. You'll be almost immediately rewarded with a massive waterfall well worth stopping and enjoying. Take a rest and a few breaths for there are switchbacks aplenty in your near future. Over the course of this trails five miles you'll climb around 2,000 feet.
After the last switchback, take a sigh of relief and begin the fun boulder hopping, downed log climbing and stream jumping up to the Jerome Rock Lakes off-trail to the west. Explore the headwaters of Falls Creek and generally wander and meander until you find a suitable camping spot to spend the night out under the stars.
Land Manager: USFS - Gallatin National Forest Office
May 6, 2019: Prescribed Burning Efforts Begin in Gallatin Canyon