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The Best Backpacking in Augusta

Looking for the best backpacking in Augusta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Augusta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Augusta

  • Augusta, Montana

    Hike to Willow Creek Falls

    5.0
    4.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The hike up Willow Creek Gorge is one of my favorites so far. Unfortunately, because of the terrain and elevation gain, I wouldn't recommend taking young kids but if you do, make sure they're attached to you in some way. There are no services at the trail head, so make sure to bring everything yo...
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  • Augusta, Montana

    Scapegoat Mountain

    31.15 mi / 7388 ft gain
    Scapegoat Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Augusta, Montana.
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  • Augusta, Montana

    Hike Crown Mountain, Augusta

    8 mi / 4200 ft gain
    Located an hour and forty minutes east of Great Falls Montana, Crown Mountain is a fun day hike, and you'll see few if any other people. The nearest town is Augusta and a great place to stop for a burger and beer at Buckhorn Bar afterward.  From Augusta, head West on Benchmark Road for 20 miles. ...
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  • Choteau, Montana

    Chinese Wall Trail

    55.57 mi / 8317 ft gain
    Chinese Wall Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Augusta, Montana.
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  • Lincoln, Montana

    Hike the Continental Divide Trail via Roger Pass

    2.33 mi / 665 ft gain
    After driving over Rogers Pass more times than I can count, we finally made it a point to stop and check out the Continental Divide Trail No. 440 -- glad we did. If you've driven the pass, you've seen the trail head about 66 miles west of Great Falls -- the wooden stairs off the right side of th...
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  • Choteau, Montana

    Headquarters Creek Pass to Rocky Mountain

    8.21 mi / 3711 ft gain
    Headquarters Creek Pass to Rocky Mountain is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Choteau, Montana.
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  • Lincoln, Montana

    Arrastra Creek Trail

    7.68 mi / 1430 ft gain
    Arrastra Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lincoln, Montana.
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