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Crown Mountain Trail

Choteau Montana

Listing Type: National Forest Trail
City: Choteau Montana
Region: Central Montana

Crown Mountain Trail (270) is a scenic trail over a high pass. Trail 270 is 2.7 miles long and gains elevation quickly from Ford Creek to Crown Montain climbing at 10 to 15 percent. Rock is hardpacked with good width and clearance. Sidehilling up through the Whitewter Creek drainage the hiker always has a fine view of the north face of Crown Mountain. Looking west at the head of the drainage lies the Whitewater Falls.

Length: 2.7 miles. Fair to poor condition

Trail Begins: Forest Road 235.Trail Ends: Trail Junction 232

Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Rocky Mountain Division) .USGS Map1: Double Falls.Township 19N; Range 9W; Section 15

Directions: Take the Benchmark Road 235 20 miles west and south from Augusta turning south at the road sign reading Crown Mountain Trail 270. Obtain a Forest Visitor's map to determine any travel restrictions.

Crown Mountain Trail
Lewis and Clark National Forest, Choteau, MT 59422

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Nature Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Trail

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