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West Fork Stillwater is a 13.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near McLeod, Montana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 13.5 mi Elevation gain 1,174 ft Route type Out & Back
Dog friendly Backpacking Camping Fishing Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Forest River Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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Please note: The road to get to the trailhead is not paved and is rocky.

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Jeff Hartman
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Hiking

The road in is more of an adventure than the trail by far. Sketchy would put it best as you head up the switchbacks on a narrow perilous road, especially for a horse trailer (never again - maybe with a car). The trail itself is steady and easy as it follows along Trail Creek to Breakneck Meadows. Breakneck Meadows is beautiful with plenty of feed and easy access to water and views.

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Ania Young
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Well, we never got to the trail because the road to get up there is not paved and horribly rocky. Would've been nice for the app to mention that.

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Beth McGillvray
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Did not go very far due to a storm coming up but did see a moose from far off!

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Lisa Reich
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THis should be a MUST SEE for any MT resident or visitor! I can't believe I waited to do this hike after living here for 4 years! Go TODAY and take anyone you wish to share an amazing adventure with!

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Benjamin Edelman
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Chriss Knisley
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