Deer Creek Trail to Deer Lake

HARD 7 reviews

Deer Creek Trail to Deer Lake is a 13.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Gallatin Gateway, Montana that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October.

DISTANCE
13.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3766 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

blowdown

rocky

Deer Creek trail is a lightly traveled trail with great views of the Spanish Peaks. Deer Lake is full of fish. The trail to Deer Lake is steep and rocky in some places. The views of the Spanish Peaks and wildlife make it worth the effort. Deer lake is over 9000 feet and is full of fish.

hiking
17 days ago

28 days ago

Great good clean path!

8 months ago

Great, challenging hike. The lakes are beautiful.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Tough trail for sure, but the lake is gorgeous. Watched a moose getting a drink while I caught my breath.

hiking
Friday, July 04, 2014

The trail is a little washed out but the views make up for it.