Sourdough/Bozeman Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open

A popular route following a road base along Bozeman Creek to Mystic Lake.  The lake offers good fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout. 

In winter a groomed classic and skate ski trail in partnership with Bridger Ski Foundation.

At a Glance

Open Season: Year Long - Groomed for XC/Skate Ski in winter
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Year long, depending on sport
Busiest Season: Year-long
Closest Towns: Bozeman, MT
Water: No Water Available
Restroom: Vault Toilet

General Information


From Main Street in Bozeman downtown, take South Church Avenue (becomes Sourdough Road after crossing Kagy Boulevard) heading south, turn right on Nash Road and continue a short distance before turning left on Sourdough Caynon Road.

Follow Sourdough Caynon Road until the end of the road.

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