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Pilot Knob Trail

Missoula Montana

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

Pilot Knob Trail (1314) is the short route to Pilots Knob. At the top you can see mountain ranges all over western Montana. There are big boulders for free or technical climbing. High dry country with big Ponderosa Pine Trees. Bring water.

Length: 2.7 miles.Trail Begins: Forest road 17188, 1.5 miles from junction with Road 9942.Trail Ends: Junction with Trail 46

Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Lolo Hot Springs.USGS Map2: Granite Pass.Township 11N; Range 24W; Section 3

Directions: Take Highway 12 south of Lolo. Go right on the Fish Creek road just past Lolo Hot Springs. Almost two miles up, on the left is the Granite Creek Road 9942. Take that road and the second right then the first left. It would be advisable to have the Lolo West Forest Map with you to find the route and to identify places you can see from the top. No winter access.

Pilot Knob Trail
Lolo National Forest, Missoula, MT 59804

  • Hiking
  • Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Backcountry Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Bird Watching
  • Trail

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