Owl Creek Packer Camp Trailhead

This trailhead is located across the road from the Owl Creek Packer Camp. This trailhead accesses Trail #35, which goes around the south side of Holland Lake and leads to Upper Holland Lake, and ultimately the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Trail #35 intersects trails #415, #120, and #110. This trail is heavily used by outfitters and stock. Be prepared to encounter stock and muddy trail conditions. This trail does not provide a view of Holland Falls.

There are 8 first-come, first-serve camp spots which include a picnic table, fire ring, and communal use of water and feed stations for horses. 

At a Glance

Reservations: There is one corral for public use. It is the corral near the cabin. It can be reserved online at www.recreation.gov Camping is first-come, first-serve.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: There is an uphill-downhill timing restriction due to the high use and frequent conflicts on this trail. Please go uphill on Trail #35 before noon and travel downhill after noon to avoid conflicts with other stock users.
Closest Towns: Condon, MT (9.8 miles)
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Flathead Valley Campgrounds

General Information

Directions: From Highway 83 turn east onto Holland Lake Road #44 near mile marker 35. After 2.5 miles, turn right on Owl Loop Road #9558. Go about 0.5 miles and turn right on Road #10121 to Owl Creek Packer Camp. The camp entrance is located on the right, where parking is available. The trail leaves on the left, across the road from the Packer Camp entrance.

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