Lower Parkside Trail (# 106)


The Lower Parkside Trail (#106) is 2.2 miles long. This trail connects the Lake Fork Rd (# 2346) and the Hellroaring Rd (# 2004). This trail is open to the following uses: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking. This trail is a primitive, unsurfaced trail and is also open to vehicles 50 inches wide or less, such as all terrain vehicles and motorcycles. Please refer to the Beartooth Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) for trail location and additional user information.

Directions from district office to the Lake Fork Rd entrance:
Drive south on US Hwy 212 towards Cooke City, MT for 9.1 miles. Turn west (right) onto the Lake Fork Rd. Immediately turn left into the meadow that was the old Richel Lodge site. Follow the road to the back left corner of the meadow until you see the trail. The trail follows the Main Fork of Rock Creek.

Directions from district office to the Hellroaring Rd. entrance:
Drive south on US Hwy 212 for 10.9 miles. Turn right onto the Main Fork Rock Creek Rd (Forest Road 2421). Drive 0.9 miles past three campgrounds and bear to the right onto the Hellroaring Rd. Drive a short distance and see the trail on your right.

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Usage: Medium-Heavy



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  Area/Length : 
2.2 miles

  Elevation : 
6800 - 7200