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Best trails in Lolo National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Lolo National Forest, Montana? AllTrails has 38 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 29 moderate trails in Lolo National Forest ranging from 1.6 to 14.2 miles and from 2,739 to 7,877 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Blossom Lakes Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Blossom Lakes Trail is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Saltese, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#2 - Heart and Pearl Lakes Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h
Heart and Pearl Lakes Trail is a 7.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Superior, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
#3 - Morrell Falls National Recreation Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
The trail is relatively easy, but there are a lot of exposed tree roots and a fairly steep section of trail. Watch for horses in the summer and the occasional bicyclist. Show more
#4 - Hub Lake and Hazel Lake
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
You wander through giant old cedar forest, along a rushing rocky trout stream with a super waterfall just before you start the uphill switchbacks on fairly open mountainside. You may hit snow on top iShow more
#5 - Blue Mountain Lookout Deadman Ridge Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Blue Mountain Lookout Deadman Ridge Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Missoula, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nShow more
#6 - Maclay Flat Nature Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m
For an easy outing beyond the Missoula city limits, try the trail at Maclay Flat. The path is wide, level and surfaced to accommodate wheelchairs. It takes you along the Bitterroot River and through aShow more
#7 - Diamond Lake and Cliff Lake Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Diamond Lake and Cliff Lake Trail is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Superior, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#8 - Crystal Lake Trail
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Crystal Lake Trail is a 3.1 mile out and back trail located near Saint Regis, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, andShow more
#9 - Boulder Lake
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 55 m
Great hike to Boulder Lake. Such a beautiful lake. Also worth hiking up to Boulder Point to overlook the whole lake and surrounding area.Show more
#10 - Reservation Divide Trail #98 to Ch-paa-qn Peak
Lolo National Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
At 7996 feet, Ch-paa-qn (pronounced "Cha pa kwin") Peak marks the highest point on the Ninemile Ranger District and is a major attraction for hikers in the local area. From the summit on a clear day, Show more
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