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Best trails in Custer National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Custer National Forest, Montana? AllTrails has 49 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 25 moderate trails in Custer National Forest ranging from 2.9 to 37.2 miles and from 5,626 to 11,020 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mystic Lake Trail
Custer National Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Mystic Lake Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Roscoe, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#2 - East Rosebud Trail to Elk Lake
Custer National Forest
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
East Rosebud Trail to Elk Lake is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Roscoe, Montana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#3 - The Beaten Path Trail
Custer National Forest
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Length: 28.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
Twenty-five miles of spectacular backpacking in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness of Montana, USA. "The Beaten Path" is a 25 mile trail traversing some of the most spectacular country within the 944,Show more
#4 - Basin Lakes Trail No. 61
Custer National Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Basin Lakes Trail No. 61 is a 5.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Red Lodge, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#5 - Sioux Charley Lake Trail
Custer National Forest
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Sioux Charley Lake Trail is a 6.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Nye, Montana that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#6 - Lost Lake Trail
Custer National Forest
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
Lost Lake Trail is a 9.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Red Lodge, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nShow more
#7 - Timberline and Gertrude Lakes
Custer National Forest
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 5 h 21 m
Timberline and Gertrude Lakes is a 9.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Red Lodge, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#8 - Woodbine Falls
Custer National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 46 m
Woodbine Falls is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Nye, Montana that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#9 - Lower Lake Fork Trail to September Morn Lake
Custer National Forest
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Length: 13.9 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Lower Lake Fork Trail to September Mom Lake is a 13.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Red Lodge, Montana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offersShow more
#10 - Silver Run Loop Trail
Custer National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Silver Run Loop Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Red Lodge, Montana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
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