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Mill Creek Trail is a 5.8 mile out and back trail located near Lolo, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length5.8 miElevation gain2414 ftRoute typeOut & back
dog friendlyHikingViewsWildlife
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Ryan Whiteside
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Directions are incorrect to trailhead. They will lead you to a locked USFS gate. You might be able to find a parking spot here and add a lot of extra walking to get to the trailhead indicated on the map. After checking Trailforks, a better idea perhaps is to drive up Mormon peak road to Lolo peak trailhead and then access this trail. As for if this trail is scenic or any good, I have no idea but did see a mountain biker coming off it (rated as an expert MTB trail on trailforks). I just gave it 1 star due to the incorrect map and directions.

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Shelby Cole
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good trail, we saw some huge elk. Bear spray is a must, something was chasing the elk. Fun for us and the dogs.

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Pamela Alexander
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Darrian Giffin
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Beautiful views with an easy to follow trail. River is booming so be careful taking your dogs. I'm gonna go again in a few weeks so I can see some wild flowers.

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meg obrien
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mill creek road is gated and padlocked. cool. didn’t get to try the hike.

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jeff darcy
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Burnt out, but very pretty

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Isabella Zehentmayr
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A nice outing, but the majority of the trees have been burned because of the fire last year. But our dogs loved the hike!

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Alicia Crandall
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We loved this hike. The mid July water was gushing along the side of the trail. Flowers everwhere! Challenging pace going uphill with amazing views.

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Timothy Seegraber
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directions from trailhead were hard to follow, but I ended up taking a game trail to the lookout inevitably cutting the time and mileage in half.

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Sam Yarolimek
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Good hike. Agree with the other review.. this is not the hike with the waterfall. It's an uphill hike with views of Lolo Peak. Nice views. Tough right now because there is still a ton of snow, so it'd make a great snowshoe.

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Trish Ray
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A local favorite hike. Easy quick access from town. No long scary mountain drive up the mountain. Great views and a waterfall. Great for kids and dogs.

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David Donaldson
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Followed the GPS route listed here. No falls, I think this trail is being confused with one down in the Bittterroot Valley with the same name. This trail leads you up a ridge for a ways with views of Lolo Peak. Some cool open views once you get to the top of the ridge.

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Jesse Guest
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George Gruell
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CJ McGrath
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B Archer
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