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Red Lodge Area Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

The Beartooth Highway and Beartooth Pass

The Beartooth Highway (US Hwy 212), Also know as the Beartooth All American Highway is one of the most spectacular routes in the continental United States. The highway travels through high-altitude wilderness terrain for 63 miles between Red Lodge, MT and the North East Entrance to Yellowstone Park at Silver Gate, MT. This article travels […]

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Red Lodge Area Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Complete Guide To Beartooth Highway Camping and Campgrounds

There are many public campgrounds along the Beartooth Highway. Which one is best for you will depend on a number of factors. To help you choose we’ve prepared this guide to the public campgrounds along the route. There is a page of additional information about each of these campgrounds – just click on the campground […]

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Red Lodge Area

Exploring the West Fork Rock Creek – Red Lodge, MT

Rock Creek drains the Beartooth Mountains south and west of Red Lodge MT. and the West Fork Rock Creek is it’s longest and largest tributary. The two branches join just outside of Red Lodge. The West Fork offers opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, skiing and enjoying a wilderness setting. The West Fork […]

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Red Lodge Area Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Cascade Campground on West Fork Rock Creek

Cascade Creek Campground is located on the West Fork Rock Creek about 11 miles west of Red Lodge, MT. Nestled in the Beartooth Mountains at 7,600 ft, Cascade features great hiking, fishing and mountain biking opportunities. CascadeCampground Season Mid-May – Mid-September Number of sites 30 campsites Reservations Yes Amenities Vault Toilets, Picnic tables, Fire pits, […]

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Red Lodge Area Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Fox Creek Campground on the Beartooth Highway

The 33 unit Fox Creek Campground is located along the Wyoming stretch of the Beartooth Highway. It’s in the Clark’s Fork Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest. The campground is 11 miles from the NE entrance to Yellowstone Park and the closest community is Cooke City which is 7 miles away. Be Aware!!! – […]

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Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Blacktail Creek Trail

The Blacktail Creek Trail (trail #337) is a short trail in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness. It connects the Davis Creek Trail (trail #38) in the West Boulder River drainage to the North Fork Deep Creek trail (trail #37) in the Yellowstone River drainage and the Elephanthead Mountain trail (trail #45) in the Mission Creek Drainage. […]

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Livingston & Paradise Valley Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Davis Creek Trail

The Davis Creek trail (trail #38) runs into the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness from the West Boulder River. It travels about 9 miles to the top of the Davis Creek Divide where it connects with the South Fork Deep Creek trail (trail #388). Along the way it intersects the Blacktail Creek trail (trail #337) which leads […]

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Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

Blacktail Lake

Blacktail Lake is a small mountain lake nestled in the Absaroka Mountains near Livingston, MT. The lake is 4.2 acres and sits at 8,750 ft elevation. It’s used by day hikers, backpackers and horse packers. While Blacktail Lake is the only lake in the West Boulder drainage that has a trail to it, it can […]

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Livingston & Paradise Valley Yellowstone Area Hikes and Attractions

North Fork Deep Creek Trail

The North Fork Deep Creek trail (Forest Service Trail #45) takes hikers into the Absaroka Mountains near Livingston, MT. The trail heads into the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness for about 5.5 miles and it climbs about 3,500 ft in that distance. The trail ends at an intersection with the Elephanthead Mountain Trail (trail #37) and the […]

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2020 Custer Gallatin National Forest Plan Released

On July 9 the US Forest Service released the final plan for the Custer Gallatin National Forest. This is very significant as the plan will guide actions and activities in the forest for many years. The plan has been in preparation for more than 4 years and there have been multiple opportunities for public comment. […]