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Best trails in Butte

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Looking for a great trail near Butte, Montana? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park or Lost Creek State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Thompson Park or Mount Haggin State Wildlife Management Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Butte ranging from 1.2 to 17.4 miles and from 5,403 to 7,165 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Butte
Top trails (10)
#1 - Maud S. Canyon Loop
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Maud S. Canyon Loop is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Butte, Montana that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#2 - Milwaukee Railroad
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 53 m
Milwaukee Railroad is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Butte, Montana that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is Show more
#3 - Beaver Ponds
Thompson Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Beaver Ponds is a 6.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Butte, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nShow more
#4 - Big Butte Loop
Butte, Montana
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 41 m
Big Butte Loop is a 1.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Butte, Montana that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is aShow more
#5 - Silver Bow Creek Greenway
Butte, Montana
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Length: 17.4 mi • Est. 7 h 13 m
Silver Bow Creek Greenway is a 17.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Butte, Montana that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature triShow more
#6 - Red range
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 40 m
Red range is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Butte, Montana. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must bShow more
#7 - Neversweat, Claimjumper and Sluicebox
Moulton Reservoir Ski Trails
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Neversweat, Claimjumper and Sluicebox is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Butte, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trailShow more
#8 - Sluicebox, Neversweat, Orphan Girl and Claimjumper Trail
Moulton Reservoir Ski Trails
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Sluicebox, Neversweat, Orphan Girl and Claimjumper Trail is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Butte, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderatShow more
#9 - Mainshaft and Moulton Trail
Moulton Reservoir Ski Trails
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Mainshaft and Moulton Trail is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Butte, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#10 - Blue Archery Range
Deerlodge National Forest
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 36 m
Blue Archery Range is a 1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Butte, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walShow more