Ravine Creek Trail #34


This trail is the quickest way to Stewart Peak. The trail is forested and switchbacks lead up a steep grade and then ties into the Rattlesnake National Recreation Area trail system.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The Rattlesnake South Zone is closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please view our Rattlesnake (RNRAW) Restriction information.
Closest Towns: Missoula, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: None
Information Center: Missoula Ranger District, 406-329-3814

General Information

Directions: From Interstate 90 in Missoula, take exit #101 and head north on Grant Creek Road for about 5 miles. About 1 mile past the turn for Snowbowl Ski Area, you will see hiking signs for the trailhead. Just past the first sign on the right is a small parking area. This is Ravine Gulch trailhead.
General Notes: For details, view our brochure "Rattlesnake National Recreation Area" and our map, "Rattlesnake Wilderness and National Recreation Area." See our Maps & Publications section.

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

With its tight turns and a steep grade, this trail is for experienced mountain bikers. Bicycles are restricted to designated system trails as shown on the map to reduce user conflict and to protect resources. See brochure, "Rattlesnake National Recreation Area." Off-trail bicycling, construction of jumps and/or other structures and user-built trails are prohibited. Bicycle trails are marked with gray diamonds.
Difficulty Level: Difficult


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  Area/Length : 
2.8 miles

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  Elevation : 
3960 feet - 5240 feet