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Best trails in Darby

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Looking for a great trail near Darby, Montana? AllTrails has 13 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 Painted Rocks State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Blodgett Park. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Darby ranging from 2.6 to 28.1 miles and from 4,301 to 8,159 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 Darby
Top trails (13)
#1 - Lake Como Loop Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Lake Como Trail is located between Hamilton and Darby, MT. This trail wraps around the entire lake with a waterfall at the west (back) end. To hike the trail as a "loop" it is about 8 miles. To do an Show more
#2 - Baker Lake
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
A short but vigorous hike through forest leads to Baker Point, with panoramic views. Show more
#3 - Little Rock Creek Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Little Rock Creek Trail is a 8.3 mile out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and camping Show more
#4 - Coquina Lake
Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Coquina Lake is a 6.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#5 - Boulder Creek
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
Boulder Creek is a 7.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and fShow more
#6 - Chaffin Creek Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 13.2 mi • Est. 6 h 19 m
Chaffin Creek Trail is a 13.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and runniShow more
#7 - Tin Cup Creek Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 28.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Tin Cup Creek Trail is a 28.1 mile out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, fishing, horses, and bShow more
#8 - Waddell Creek Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Waddell Creek Trail is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#9 - Little Boulder Trail
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 5 h 8 m
The Little Boulder trail is 9.0 miles out and back. It begins at Road #1130 near Painted Rock Lake and ends at Piquett Mountain with three small lakes. The trail winds along a beautiful creek for sevShow more
#10 - Watchtower Creek to Burnt Strip Mountain
Bitterroot National Forest
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Length: 31.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
Watchtower Creek to Burnt Strip Mountain is a 31.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Darby, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail Show more
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