Top Adventures in Anaconda

  • Photograph the Falls at Lost Creek State Park

    Drive along the park road until the road loops back near the campground. Park in any available space. From here, the falls are a short, 200 yard walk down a paved trail. Be sure to wear slip resistant shoes that you don't mind getting wet.After ph...

  • Hike to Fourmile Basin Lakes

    Distance: 8 miles round-tripTime: 4 hoursDifficulty: Easy to ModerateTrailhead: 46.135170, -113.207803From MT-1, follow the signs for Trail 44 along Twin Lakes Creek Road until it ends. The trail begins at the end of the road.The area is largely s...

  • Summit Mount Powell

    From Interstate 90, exit at Racetrack #195. Continue west for one mile and turn north at a T intersection. Follow the road for about 0.75 mi. to Quinlan Rd. and continue west with a dogleg south for 3.5 mi. Take a sharp right to the north east to ...

    11.6 miles 4730 ft gain

  • Hike to Lower and Upper Seymour Lakes

    There are so many wilderness areas to choose from in Montana, it can be quite overwhelming. But try this on for size: the Pintlers are essentially Glacier National Park, without the people. Not only does it traverse the CDT, but chances are you wo...

    12 miles

  • Backpack the Warren Pass Loop

    Often overlooked due not to its lack of scenery, but rather because of its proximity to both Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness in southwest Montana is a haven for hikers and backpackers seeking a true wilderne...

    12 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike the Johnson Lake Loop

    Day 1: After pulling into the Middle Fork parking lot, there will be two trailheads. Sign in at either one, but I started at TH 28 to head directly to Johnson Lake. A gradual climb passes beautiful waterfalls and recovering burn scars dotted with...

    16 miles 3160 ft gain

  • Hike the Hogback Ridge Trail

    The trailhead is accessed at the Hogback Homestead. [GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):46.41056, -113.7019446°24'38"N, 113°42'7"W] Due to the isolated location of this trailhead, and the miles of rough dirt road that it takes to get there, you will ...

    11 miles 5242 ft gain

  • Continental Divide Trail: MacDonald Pass to Priest Pass

    The CDT trail is a popular trail with thru-hikers, and is considered one of the three Crown Jewels. The Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail being the other two.  This section of the Continental Divide Trail starts 25-minutes to the West ...

    10.8 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Anaconda, Montana

      High Rye Cabin

      Overview High Rye Cabin is a quaint place to stay, ideally situated for exploring the northern Fleecer Mountains. An abundance of recreational activities are available in this scenic area. The cab...

    • Anaconda, Montana

      Spring Hill Campground

      Overview Nestled in the Lodgepole pine forests of southwestern Montana, Spring Hill Campground is only eight miles from Georgetown Lake, a popular destination for fishing, boating and water sports....

    • Anaconda, Montana

      Racetrack Cabin

      Overview Racetrack Cabin is a favorite of hiking and ATV enthusiasts during the summer months. The surrounding area is serene and beautiful, and somewhat off the beaten path. It is a great way to e...

    • Anaconda, Montana

      Lodgepole Campground (Mt)

      Overview Lodgepole Campground is a large facility situated along a scenic highway in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, the largest national forest in Montana....

    • Anaconda, Montana

      Philipsburg Bay Campground

      Overview Philipsburg Bay Campground is adjacent to Georgetown Lake and provides ideal access to fishing, boating and water skiing. It is located in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Dee...

    • Anaconda, Montana

      Piney Campground And Boat Launch

      Overview Piney Campground is adjacent to Georgetown Lake and provides ideal access to fishing, boating and water skiing. It is located in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge Nat...

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