Garnet Winter Trail

photo: Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.

Type: Backcountry
Length: 30.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Motorized vehicles - Snowmobiling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Entry Fee? $3.00
Parking Fee? No

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

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: Garnet National Winter Recreation Trails
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



Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.

Garnet Ghost Town. Photo by BLM.


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