Hanging Valley Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Hanging Valley trail is 5.8 miles long. It begins at Vigilante Campground and ends at Hanging Valley Overlook.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: York and Helena, MT
Water: At campground
Restroom: At campground
Information Center: Helena National Forest Supervisor's and Ranger District Office

General Information


Located approximately 24 miles northeast of Helena in the Big Belt Mountains. Follow Highway 280 east of Helena about 16 miles to the small community of York. Proceed northeast along Trout Creek another 8 miles to the end of the road and the campground. Trailhead is located in the Campground.


Parking at the trailhead is limited, please do not block the turnaround.



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  Area/Length : 
5.8 miles