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Crystal Lake Shoreline Loop Trail

Stanford Montana

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

Crystal Lake Shoreline Loop Trail (404) is very easy to hike, as it follows the shoreline of Crystal Lake and is almost level. The trail provides access to the entire shore with opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, fishing, picnicking, etc. The trail forms a 1.75 mile loop, and will bring you back to the starting place. There are 9 points of interest marked by wooden posts. Be sure to pick up a brochure from the campground host and follow the interpretive posts along the trail. Obtain a Forest Visitor's map for any travel restrictions.

Length: 1.7 miles. High use

Trail Begins: Crystal Lake Campground.Trail Ends: Forest Road 275

Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Jefferson Division) .USGS Map1: Crystal Lake.Township 12N; Range 17W; Section 13

Directions: Travel 9 miles west of Lewistown on US Highway 87, then 16 miles south on County Road, then 8.5 miles south on Forest Road 275.

Crystal Lake Shoreline Loop Trail
Lewis and Clark National Forest, Stanford, MT 59479

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

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