Prospect Shafts Trail

MODERATE 7 reviews
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Prospect Shafts Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Helena, Montana that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
705 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

forest

hiking
4 months ago

This was my first Hike in the park. It was beautiful! I am not in outstanding physical condition and I needed to stop and rest several times on my way to the summit but so worth it! The trail is rocky and snow covered in winter I recommend using Yak trax .

9 months ago

Great view of Helena at the top!

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Friday, May 19, 2017

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Thursday, April 07, 2016