Mount Helena Ridge Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Mount Helena Ridge Trail is located only a short distance from the city of Helena, Montana and is connected to the Mount Helena City Park.  The Mount Helena Ridge Trail is 5.9 miles long. The trail begins at a trailhead near Park City, approximately 5 miles south of Helena. 

At a Glance

Restrictions: Mount Helena City Park that is adjacent to this trail prohibits the use of horses; however the Helena National Forest allows horse use on this trail.An easement or ROW is needed to cross a section of private property that the trail crosses. Please contact the forest service offices for more information when using horses.
Closest Towns: Helena, MT
Information Center: Helena National Forest Supervisor's and Ranger District Offices

General Information


The Mount Helena Ridge Trail is accessible from the Mount Helena City Park and the Park City Trailhead located on the Helena National Forest.   Access the trailhead by traveling about 5 miles south of Helena on the Grizzly Gulch Road and turn west on Forest Service Road #647.


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



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  Area/Length : 
5.9 miles