Skalkaho Snowpark


Skalkaho Snowpark offers a parking lot allowing snowmobilers and cross country skiers access to Skalkaho Pass which is closed to traffic through the winter months.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Hamilton
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Skalkaho Pass Trails are located 10 miles east of Hamilton, MT or 23 miles west of Philipsburg, MT.

General Notes:

Access to Skalkaho Pass, Skalkaho Basin, and Sand Basin.  Cooperative operation with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Bitterroot Ridge Runner Snowmobile Club.  Trails are marked after New Year's.  Watch for skiers on lower stretches of Skalkaho Road. Watch for ice in the spring on both lower sections of trail.  Maps are available at the snow park.  Parking is available for 20 vehicles on the Bitterroot side.  Parking for 6 vehicles is available at Sapphire Gulch on the Philipsburg side.

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