Big Spring Creek Trail (1269) is a steep rocky trail that takes you up the Rock Creek side of the Sapphire Divide to Eagle Point. You will be looking over the Bitterroot Valley from the top of the Skalkaho Game Preserve. This is steep rocky country and might be hard on horses.
Length: 6.0 miles.Trail Begins: Trailhead on Rock Creek Road 102.Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide
Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Quigg Peak.USGS Map2: Stony Creek .USGS Map3: Sawmill Saddle.Township 7N; Range 17W; Section 2
Directions: From I-90 take the Rock Creek Exit. After about 25 miles you'll find the Sandstone/Wyman Trailhead. The Big Springs Trail takes you up to the top of the Sapphire Divide at Eagle Point.
Big Spring Creek Trail
Lolo National Forest, Missoula, MT 59804
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Backcountry Skiing
- Backcountry Camping