Bear Creek Trailhead


Trailhead for the Big River Trail #155 as it enters into the Great Bear Wilderness Area.  Parking area, loading ramp, hitch rail, and vault toilet.  Bear Creek River Access site is adjacent.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: Permitted outfitters guides exist; please contact the district for their information.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness rules and regulations apply once inside the wilderness boundary.  Please refer to the BMWC information for Rules and Regulations.  Solid human waste containment and fire pan/blanket use is required in the Wild and Scenic Corridor.  Camping prohibited longer than 3 nights.  Please see the Middle Fork River Rules and Regulations.
Closest Towns: Hungry Horse, MT
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Approximatly 58 miles east of Hungry Horse, MT on US Highway 2 East.

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Boat ramp Loading ramp, hitch rail, feed bunk.
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