Best bird watching trails in Deerlodge National Forest, Montana

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Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Deerlodge National Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of bird watching trails in Deerlodge National Forest, Montana
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Top trails (9)
#1 - Fuse Lake
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
#2 - Trail to Storm Lake
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
#3 - Boulder Lakes Trail
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
Note: the trailhead is difficult to see from the road and you may find some signs that say "private property next 1/4 mile" which can be confusing. Cross both wooden bridges just below the parking lot to find the trailhead. Also, the road for the last 1.6 miles to the trailhead is only possible with a high clearance vehicle. Depending on your car you may need to park 1.5 miles from the trailhead and walk in. Show more
#4 - Dolus Lakes Trail
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Users have reported that the road leading to the trailhead is very rocky and muddy. 4WD with good clearance is required.Show more
#5 - Trask Lakes via Rock Creek
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 15.8 mi • Est. 7 h 55 m
#6 - Rainbow Lake
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 20 mi • Est. 9 h 32 m
#7 - Boulder Hot Springs
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 39 m
#8 - Pintler Pass and Oreamnos Lake Via Hi Line Trail
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 22.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
#9 - Red Mountain
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m