Loop Trail? No
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $5.00 Allowed Uses:
Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
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Location: Big Belt Mountains; Vigilante Campground.
Counties: Lewis & Clark
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This six-mile hike up a steep canyon-side and through a coniferous forest ends at an overlook that offers the stalwart hiker a spectacular view down in to Trout Creek Canyon and the surrounding countryside. The trail is rated as difficult due to its elevation gain and length and is not recommended as a first hike of the season or for hikers not looking for a real physical challenge.
Width: 12 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: Gravel
Average Grade: 5%
Maximum Grade: 25%
Elevation Low Point: 4,459
Elevation High Point: 6,740
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1979
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