Elk Calf Trail (137) offers a scenic view of Glacier National Park. The Summit Cutoff Trail 133 climbs for 1.2 miles to the Two Medicine-Elk Calf Loop. The first portion of this trail is steep but usable. At the junction the decision must be made on which direction to proceed. If you plan to camp in the next two or three hours, take the two Medicine Trail 101.2 to better campsites on the creek. The Elk Calf Mountain Trail is not shown on the Summit topographic map.
Length: 1.5 miles.Trail Begins: Trail Junction 133.Trail Ends: Trail Junction 101
Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Rocky Mountain Division) .USGS Map1: Summit.Township 30N; Range 13W; Section 28
Directions: Take Highway 2 west from East Glacier or east from Columbia Falls to the summit of Marias Pass on the Continental Divide, just south of Glacier National Park. The Summit Campground is located south of the highway and east of the Roosevelt Memorial. The trailhead is located at the east end of the campground. Parking is available nearby.
Elk Calf Trail
Lewis and Clark National Forest, Choteau, MT 59422
- Nature Area
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding