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Rangers Delight to State Line Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Smith, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and bird watching. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.9 miles Elevation Gain: 341 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly



bird watching




no shade

A great way to see both overlooks is to take the official connecting trail between the two!

off trail
over grown
11 days ago

Mon Mar 05 2018

A nice walk. While the trail is sometimes hard to descern, it is impossible to get lost. There are several good viewpoints on this trail, and plenty of 'bonus' peaks and valleys to check out.

Tue Aug 01 2017

A fun, relatively easy hike. It was a bit steep and rocky at times and the trails were sometimes hard to follow. The view at the State Line Overlook was amazing. The Ranger's Delight view was so-so.

Wed May 10 2017