#967 Berray Mountain Trailhead

Berray Mountain Trail #967 leads to historic Berray Mountain Lookout.  Spectacular views of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness and Scotchman Peaks Recommend Wilderness Area can be seen from the peak.  The lookout was built in 1965 and remained staffed for the purpose of fire detection until 1973.  Restoration efforts on the lookout tower are currently underway in the hopes of preserving the tower.

Berray Mountain Trail #967 [PDF, 1.8MB]

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Berray Mountain Trail #967 is a Trail Class 3 trail. The trail tread and corridor will be very well defined and visible. The trail is scheduled to be cleared every year. Please check the current trail report or contact Cabinet Ranger Station for current trail conditions.
  • No motorized vehicles.   
  • Properly possess and store all food, refuse, and other attractants pursuant to Kootenai National Forest Food Storage Order (CFR 261.58 (cc)).
  • Please practice Pack-in-Pack-out and Leave-No-Trace ethics.
Closest Towns:
  • Noxon, MT
  • USGS Maps: Ibex Peak #82, Smeads Bench #87
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Directions: From MT Hwy 56 milepost 8, turn east onto FSR 407 and travel approximately 1 mile to the trailhead.  Ample parking is available for vehicles and horse trailers at the trailhead.  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Horse Riding

Ample parking is available for vehicles and horse trailers at the trailhead

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Be Bear Aware!
    Montana is bear country! Learn about bears and safe practices while visiting the Kootenai
  • Food Storage Order
    A food storage order signed in 2022 requires food storage practice across the Forest to reduce the potential for human-wildlife encounters
  • Know Before You Go OffSite Link

    Regardless of the activity, always be prepared! Stay informed of current conditions and follow safe practices when enjoying your National Forests

  • Leave No Trace OffSite Link

    Visitors are asked to practice Leave No Trace principles while on the Kootenai National Forests to help maintain this abundant ecosystem and sustainable recreation.

  • Weed Free Forage
    It is a violation of rule (FS) and law (State of Montana) to utilize forage or mulch materials that contain the seeds of noxious weeds


  Area/Length : 
5.3 miles

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Starting Elevation: 2380' - Ending Elevation: 6177'