Trying to find the best Montana trails? AllTrails has 827 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Glacier National Park or around Bozeman, Missoula or East Glacier Park Village we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Montana state park trails, check out Mount Ascension Park. Or for some great local park options, check out K Williams Natural Trail Area near Missoula or Mount Helena City Park near Helena. Ready for some activity? There are 399 moderate trails in Montana ranging from 0.6 to 98.2 miles and from 2,244 to 11,020 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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hiking
8 hours ago

Good two day backpacking trip. The waterfall is the coolest part of the whole thing. If you don't wanna do the 24 miles atleast make it to the waterfall, that could just be a day hike.

hiking
scramble
10 hours ago

Accessing the trail head is strange, and a bit treacherous, and will deter people looking for an easy hike. After the scramble, it’s a Fun hike, with plenty of opportunities to go off trail and interact with the land. However, I highly discourage anyone from climbing the rocks. While there are boulders, and some steep walls, and long cracks every single bit of rock out there is loose. To encourage climbing here is dangerous, and having it labeled as an area for climbing is irresponsible. I am a confident climber, but even a low grade boulder was terrifying because of the loose rock.

hiking
13 hours ago

Great fall hike before covered with snow. The sign stated it's the Dearborn trailhead site so not sure where the Devil's Glenn trail is at for this coordinate. The first part of the trail runs parallel with a private road as well as goes through private land so make sure to stay on the trail. once you hit the bridge crossing the river, it starts gradually climbing in altitude. I had bear spray on hand as it has many curves and narrow spots on the trail, overall nice and wide as it's a popular trail for horseback riding as well. Great views of the mountains and river. I stopped and headed back once I made it to the Lewis and Clark national Forest sign. Will be back as their was another trail head 3/4 mile prior to this one that had a waterfall trail included.

hiking
rocky
snow
16 hours ago

This is a beautiful trail. Went Oct 19 which is the latest in the season I’ve gone. About halfway up the path is rocks and ice and I think reasonably risky in terms of slipping and falling and having a major injury. I wouldn’t do it again in those conditions. Visibility at the top overlooking the lake and dam was good but not perfect. Insanely windy once we cleared the pass to the overlook, we didn’t stay long before heading right back down.

hiking
16 hours ago

Short but elevated quickly - pretty falls. You would have to go off trail to get closer - it’s doable but you have to pay attention for safety.

hiking
16 hours ago

Excellent trail - goes right along the Stillwater for first mile - just a lot of fun and beauty. Even though weather last week trail was clear and dry all the way up.

hiking
18 hours ago

If the small parking area is full, there is another lot across the street. This was on our YSNP bucket list and it didn’t disappoint. Easy hard packed trail that leads to the convergence of mammoth hot spring and Gardner river. Enjoy your soak

hiking
muddy
19 hours ago

Quick in and out walk with the dogs to the bridge. Perfect temp and conditions for hiking. Overcast, a little wet but not raining. I didn’t see a single person on the trail. Very easy.

hiking
rocky
19 hours ago

Oct hike. about 2"snow on the ground. a crisp day. perfect for a hike around the lake. Highly recommended!

hiking
1 day ago

Good overall hike- some of the signage was missing and or not clear if you are a visitor. Several trail cross overs seemed confusing. The overlook is beautiful and overall the trail was in good condition.

Amazing beautiful trail views, my fave in Glacier. I did this hike beginning of September so was still not too cold. The boardwalk has a lot of people, and after the overlook whittles down to not many. Extremely fast elevation change down to the lake, so it takes some time and energy to get back up. The view from the trail above the lake is amazing. Big horn sheep crossed the path and posed for us.

horseback riding
no shade
1 day ago

An awesome trail system with beautiful scenery. Easy trailer parking and super friendly and courteous bikers.

mountain biking
1 day ago

My “go to” from town ride. Best in spring and fall when there’s less foot traffic and you can really haul ass.

hiking
2 days ago

Dog friendly. Moderate traffic. Difficult for beginner hikers as it inclines almost the whole way. Beautiful scenery.

hiking
2 days ago

Perfect trail for beginners. Not easy but not hard. Family and dog friendly. It was too foggy for us to see the lake when we finished. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

hiking
2 days ago

Beautiful and worth every step! Views are incredible!!! Highly recommended

this seems like it would be a great hike in the right season. the road to the trailhead is pretty well maintained for all but the last mile and even then, should be passable by anything with average or better ground clearance. the trail itself is aptly rated as moderate. with the exception of the final approach to the lookout it’s an easily managed, gradual climb along a clearly defined trail. hiking this mid-October, crampons probably would have helped speed up the final mile to the lookout but it was still manageable without traction devices or trekking poles. when I did make it to the ridgeline, I was greeted by clouds in all directions. gauging by the views I managed to catch through the clouds on the way up, I’d bet the views on a clear day would be outstanding from the top though. even still, it was a nice hike and I’ll probably take another crack at it next summer

hiking
2 days ago

Nice brief hike. A hawk or owl through flew through the woods about 15' in front of me after some prey

hiking
3 days ago

Do this trail. You won’t regret a single step!

hiking
3 days ago

This trail is very well maintained and marked. The views from the scenic overlook are gorgeous. Overall, a great option for a quick hike!

Nice hike just minutes away from the city of Kalispell. Great view at the top.

One of the prettiest hikes in Glacier Park! Outstanding views all along the trail & totally exhilarating at the top with a gorgeous panoramic view.

hiking
icy
muddy
private property
snow
3 days ago

Well maintained 1000' gain loop trail overlooking Butte. Always facing the city so you never get out of the big machine noise on the main loop. At the top of the loop, you can take a well marked radial trail 1000' higher to the top of the divide and the junction wit the CDT trail. I estimate 2000' gain overall and distance from the parking lot to the top and back at around seven miles.

hiking
3 days ago

Difficult hike, 2.4 miles straight up. Made it up in an hour, and took about 50 to get down. Trail was a little muddy on the north side near the top, but nothing that will be much of a bother. A little snow left on the final few steps.

hiking
3 days ago

Amazing hike with snow the whole way. Nice gradual incline and the lake is worth the effort.

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