Trail Informaton

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge has hundreds of miles of hiking, horse, bicycle trails, snowmobile and cross-country ski trails. This guide is a partial listing of some of our more popular trails for hiking, horse and biking. It includes specific hikes with detailed information. logo for

Trail Difficulty Ratings

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Each trail in our guide is rated for difficulty. These ratings are generally based on trail condition, steepness of grades, gain and loss of elevation, and the amount and kinds of natural barriers that must be traversed. Here's what these ratings mean:

 "Easy" - A trail requiring limited skill with little challenge to travel
 "More Difficult" - A trail requiring some skill and challenge to travel
 "Most Difficult" - A trail requiring a high degree of skill and challenge to travel.


Before You Go

We want your visit to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge forest to be safe, enjoyable, and low impact. Before venturing out on any of our trails, please visit our Outdoor Safety and Ethics section of this site.