Wild Bill's Lake

photo: Goatpacking  hiking trip. Photo by Beth Shumate.

Type: Urban Trail
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: 7 miles west of Red Lodge, MT., In Custer National Forest, 8 mi. W of Red Lodge on West Fork Rock Creek Road.
State(s): Montana
Counties: Carbon
Latitude: 45.155
: -109.36858

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The trail accesses two fishing docks that allow fishing from a wheelchair. Views of snowcapped peaks of the Absnoka-Beartooth Wilderness can be seen from the trail. Suitable for use by people using wheelchairs, crutches or braces, or by the blind accompanied by sighted companions.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 1%
Maximum Grade: 1%
Elevation Low Point: 6,800
Elevation High Point: 6,760
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

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:
Allie Wood
Beartooth Ranger District
HC 49 Box 3420
Red Lodge , MT 59068
(406) 446-2103



Goatpacking  hiking trip. Photo by Beth Shumate.

Goatpacking hiking trip. Photo by Beth Shumate.


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