Mt. Hefty Trail #15

The Mt. Hefty trail is 8.6 miles long. It begins at Rd #114 and ends at Mt. Hefty.  After the first half mile the trail begins a long climb up to the Thoma Lookout.  One mile north of the lookout is a junction with Thoma-Colts trail #18.  Continuing north for another two miles will lead to the peak of Mt. Hefty.  From here there are sweeping views of the North Fork Valley, Glacier National Park and Canada.

The trail is open for non-motorized uses.

At a Glance

Restrictions: Non-motorized
Closest Towns: Polebridge
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Approximately 50 miles north of Columbia Falls, MT on the North Fork Road (County Road #486), to Rd #114, see map


Day Hiking

Horse Riding