Danny on Memorial National Recreation Trail

MODERATE 40 reviews
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Danny on Memorial National Recreation Trail is a 7.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whitefish, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until September.

DISTANCE
7.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2247 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

no dogs

hiking
12 days ago

Great trail, however due to winter storms, the trail was closed to the peak. We went as far as we could and then ran into some snow pack and downed trees. This is a great climb with no bouldering or rock scrambles. It is a beautiful hike that will get your heart and blood pumping. CARRY BEAR SPRAY and be aware and alert to wildlife. We ran into a very large (mama) brown bear and her two cubs that wanted to come up the same trail we were trying to descend. We ended up heading back UP the trail and scrambling down through some trees and brush to access a logging road that (thankfully) ran parallel to the Danny On Trail. Great for a quick(ish) hike - didn't take very long for us to complete. Maybe a couple hours.

23 days ago

Well kept and marked trails. Great views.

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1 month ago

Great trail with awesome views of the valley but super hard elevation in the last mile!

2 months ago

2 months ago

Gorgeous trail through huckleberries and wildflowers. I recommend taking the lift to the top and hiking down.

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful trail. Difficult to climb up. Recommend taking the ski lift up and hiking down. 1.5-2 hour hike.

2 months ago

Very narrow steep trail along dry dirt and rock. Lovely wild flowers and huckleberries this time of year but short on views.

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2 months ago

Scenic trail- great hike, beautiful wildflowers!

2 months ago

Beautiful trail! Outrageous wildflowers, good work out. A must trek while in Whitefish.

2 months ago

Gorgeous hike hidden in the mountain!

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

Love this hike!

3 months ago

Great trail. Birded two miles up and back. Trail was well marked and easy to follow at least to that point. Should have started earlier in day to beat the heat