Wolf Creek, Montana

Top Spots in and near Wolf Creek

  • Wolf Creek, Montana

    Fly Fish the Missouri River from Holter Dam to Cascade.

    5.0
    Due to the cold water being released from the bottom of Holter Lake, it creates excellent habitat for trout. The section of the Missouri River from Holter Dam to Cascade, MT is the main area for trout fishing, and has excellent access to the river.  This section of river runs through the valley w...
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  • Helena, Montana

    Four Wheel Drive and then Hike to Historic Mann Gulch

    2.4 mi / 1535 ft gain
    In 1949, a fire started in a remote area of the Gates of the Mountains wilderness, a gulch east of the Upper Missouri River. Fifteen smokejumpers were dropped in to fight it. Thirteen died. The United States Forest Service drew lessons from the tragedy of the Mann Gulch fire by designing new trai...
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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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  • Helena, Montana

    Explore Refrigerator Canyon

    0.5 mi / 100 ft gain
    The Refrigerator Canyon Trail is a scenic trail that leads into the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness. While this trail goes back for up to 16 miles, for this adventure, we will focus on the first half-mile of the trail. The first half-mile of Refrigerator Canyon Trail is the most scenic and uniq...
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  • Augusta, Montana

    Devil's Glen - Dearborn 206

    5.0
    6.19 mi / 554 ft gain
    Devil's Glen - Dearborn 206 is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Augusta, Montana.
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  • Helena, Montana

    1906 Trail

    3 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Located just outside of Helena, the 1906 Trail starts at the Mt Helena Parking Lot. The path is wide enough to share with hikers, trail runners, or mountain bikers. Note: this is an uphill-only trail for mountain biking. It's a very popular trail due to its wide trail and awesome views from the t...
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  • Helena, Montana

    Prospect Shaft Trail

    2.4 mi / 800 ft gain
    The Prospect Shaft Trail is a lightly used trail used to reach the summit of Mt Helena. The trail is rated as a 'moderate' trail due to its steep, loose, rocky surface. Due to these characteristics, it's rarely used for mountain biking and primarily used for hiking and trail running.  The views a...
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  • Helena, Montana

    Mount Ascension

    3 mi / 950 ft gain
    Mount Ascension is a popular trail in Helena. It's used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. It can be accessed year-round, but can get icy and slippery during the winter.  The path for Mount Ascension is a network of trails that that can be done as an out-and-back, or a lollipop trail...
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  • Helena, Montana

    Rodney Ridge Trail

    2.6 mi / 300 ft gain
    With it's easy access from Rodney Street, Rodney Ridge Trail is a locals favorite. The trail heads up the ridge and provides fantastic views of Helena below.  The trail is rated as moderate, and is used primarily for mountain biking and hiking. Dogs are allowed, so, you'll most like encounter a 4...
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  • Helena, Montana

    Continental Divide Trail: MacDonald Pass to Priest Pass

    5.0
    10.8 mi / 2500 ft gain
    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 of Helena just off Highway 12 at the CDNST Trailhe...
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  • Augusta, Montana

    Hike to Cataract Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    Located in the Lewis and Clark National Forest on the Rocky Mountain Front, this hike will give the best bang for your buck -- it's about as easy as they come but still boasts outstanding views. The falls are roaring in the spring with snow melt, tranquil in the summer and fall, and permit some d...
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  • Lewis and Clark County, Montana

    Rock Climb and Explore Hellgate Gulch

    Known as one of the most serene climbing areas in Montana, as well as some of the best sport climbing in the state, if you're a climber, Hellgate Gulch is worth the visit. Within 30 miles of Helena, you'll be climbing on limestone's funky pockets. There are plenty of climbing options, and most of...
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  • Lincoln, Montana

    Pick Huckleberries at Reservoir Lake

    If you live anywhere near the Pacific Northwest, you've likely heard of huckleberries -- if you haven't, what are you doing with your life? These juicy little gems are worth every once it takes to pluck them from the bush. While there are plenty of places to pick huckleberries in Northwestern Mon...
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  • Sun River, Montana

    Hike the First Peoples Buffalo Jump Loop

    5.0
    3 mi / 400 ft gain
    While the trail doesn't offer the typical scenery of a Montana hike, the views are spectacular. At the top of the jump, you're at one of the highest points of the basin, allowing you to take in the full magnitude of the surrounding mountains, which include the Big Belt, Little Belt and Highwood R...
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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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  • 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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Camping and Lodging in Wolf Creek

Cummings Cabin
Lincoln, Montana

Cummings Cabin

White Sandy Recreation Site
Helena, Montana

White Sandy Recreation Site

Helena North KOA Journey
Helena, Montana

Helena North KOA Journey

Granite Butte Lookout
Lewis and Clark County, Montana

Granite Butte Lookout

Aspen Grove Group Use Area
Lincoln, Montana

Aspen Grove Group Use Area

Indian Flats Cabin
Helena, Montana

Indian Flats Cabin