Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.


Bear Creek Pass Horse Camp Trailhead


The Bear Creek Pass Trailhead has numerous trails to access that all lead into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. The most heavily used is the #613 trail which leads to the bear lakes and accesses trail #128 to Fish Lake. Facilities include a vault toilet, hitching rails, and dispersed camping.

At a Glance

Fees No fee charged
Open Season: July
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping limited to 14 consecutive days.
Closest Towns: Darby
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: UNKNOWN Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Darby travel 7 miles north on Highway 93. Turn west (left) on Lost Horse Road/FS 429 and travel approximately 19 miles. The road will dead end at the trailhead. Forest Service Road #429 can be extremely rough due to many potholes and rocks. Recommend high clearance vehicles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Show detail SHOW

Horse Riding & Camping

Hide detail HIDE

Horse Riding


Show detail SHOW
Areas & Activities


  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation :