Thompson River Mount Headley Trail (433) is a very long trail that circumnavigates the West Fork of Thompson River Road and goes into the Cube Iron/Mt. Silcox Roadless Area. From the Thompson River Road it goes 7 miles to Priscilla Peak, (a Forest Service rental with no water or heat) and on back to the Roadless Area.
Length: 15.0 miles.Trail Begins: Forest highway 56.Trail Ends: Mount Headley
Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Calico Creek.USGS Map2: Priscilla Peak .USGS Map3: Fishtrap Lake.Township 22N; Range 27W; Section 18
Directions: Take Highway 200 to the Thompson River Road 556, just east of Thompson Falls. The Sundance Ridge Trailhead is signed on the left side of the road several miles above the junction with the West Fork of Thompson River. This trail accesses Priscilla Peak Lookout, which is available under the cabin rental program for public use. The trail ties into Trail 450 which ends up at the Weber Gulch Trailhead, north of Thompson Falls.
Thompson River Mount Headley Trail
Lolo National Forest, Plains, MT 59859
- Backcountry Camping
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching