Mccart-Johnson Peak Trail # 435


The Mccart-Johnson Peak Trail #435 is 6.9 miles long. It begins at Road 5765 and ends at Beaverhead National Forest Trail 9.  The trail predominately climbs a sidehill and grades range from 28-30%.  Excellent views of the Martin Creek Drainage, Sleeping Child Fire, and the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness are offered at the lookout.

The trail is heavily timbered.  Tree species are Douglas-fir along the first 1/4 mile and lodgepole pine along the latter part of the trail.  Ground cover consists mostly of beargrass, lupine, and buffalo berry.  Wildlife along the trail consists of pine squirrels, chipmunks, grouse and various small bird species.

There is adequate parking at the trailhead for 6 vehicles.  A stock ramp and hitchrack are available.  Forage along the trail is very limited. 

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking and Horseback Riding.

At a Glance

Restrictions: Snowmobiles, ATV's and mountain bikes are not permitted on the McCart-Johnson Peak Trail # 435.
Closest Towns: Sula, MT

General Information

Directions: From Sula, MT head northwest 0.2 miles on Highway 93. Turn northeast (right) onto East Fork Rd. (county road #472). Go approximately 15 miles and turn south (right) onto Forest Service Road #435 (Johnson Peak Trail). Travel 5.5 miles to the trailhead.



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