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Big Hole Peak is a 5.9 mile out and back trail located near Thompson Falls, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Length 5.9 mi Elevation gain 1,404 ft Route type Out & Back
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Recordings (5)
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Ellie Cosgrove
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Hiking

Great trail, steady ascent as others mentioned.

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Mary Creedon
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steady ascent. wildflowers and great views from the top

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George McKee
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HikingGreat!

We hit the trail head at 8:00 AM on a cool summer morning. Did not see another person on the whole trip. Nice moderate climb through beautiful wooded terrain. he last few hundred feet get a bit steep. At the top are outstanding views of the Clark Fork Valley, Patricks Knob, Mount Baldy and Sacajawea Peak. I could count 5 ranges of mountains looking towards Missoula. There is a fire pit, lookout station (boarded up), a bench and a large wooden lounge chair at the summit. Would be a great place to overnight. This is the easiest hike of the surrounding peaks. Well worth it. Minimal biting flies today.

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Connor Robertson
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Hiking

Great hike here. I'm a fat and out of shape twenty something, had to take a few breaks near the end, but a very worth while and beautiful view. Fog rolls in off the mountains a little bit, but just hang out and it'll clear. I'm looking forward to doing this one again later this summer!

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kate baxter
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HikingSnow

Hiked this today (5/30/2020). Road to the trailhead is totally clear of snow and is in really good shape! Snow still covering trail last 3/4 mi or so to the lookout, but melting fast! Tons of wildflowers blooming along the trail. 360° view from the lookout is jawdropping..... one of my favorite hikes! Only found one tick on me, but the small black biting flies at the lookout were ferocious!

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Karin Potter
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Tried to do this trail today. Gorgeous views on the drive up and the road is well marked. Hit too much snow to drive through about 2 miles from trail head.

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Wyatt Patterson
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Madi Wheeler
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kate baxter
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