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Trout Creek Canyon Trail #270, MT

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 3.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,041 feet
Elevation Gain 639 feet
Accumulated Gain 777 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 5.79
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Preferred   Jun, Sep, Jul, Aug
Sun  7:30am - 4:52pm
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Overview
Trout Creek Canyon Trail #270 is a 3.2 mile one way hike with 777 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 22 miles northeast of Helena Montana. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


The Trout Creek Canyon trail is 3.0 miles in length. It begins near Vigilante Campground and ends at Forest Service Road #138. Although the trail is open to mountain bikes and stock it is managed primarily for hiking.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Located approximately 24 miles northeast of Helena in the Big Belt Mountains. Follow Highway 280 east of Helena about 16 miles to the small community of York. Proceed northeast along Trout Creek another 8 miles to the end of the road and the campground. Trailhead is located in the Campground.

    Parking at the trailhead is limited, please do not block the turnaround.
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