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Skookum Butte Trail

Missoula Montana

Listing Type: National Forest Trail
City: Missoula Montana
Region: Glacier Country

Skookum Butte Trail (304) is a short trail that switchbacks up to the old lookout. It features views of Lolo Creek and the Graves Range. In the winter the Elk Meadows Road is closed to vehicle traffic for snowmobile use. Then the road becomes part of the snowmobile network.

Length: 1.7 miles.Trail Begins: Spur road from Elk Meadows Road 451.Trail Ends: Skookum Butte Lookout

Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: West Fork Butte.Township 11N; Range 22W; Section 6

Directions: Take Highway 12 south of Lolo. Look for the Elk Meadows Road turnoff on the left. Follow that road all the way to just over the Idaho Border. The trail sign will be right there on the north side of the road.

Skookum Butte Trail
Lolo National Forest, Missoula, MT 59804

  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Backcountry Camping
  • Hunting
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Trail

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