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Pillick Ridge Trail #1036

Trout Creek Montana

Listing Type: National Forest Trail
City: Trout Creek Montana
Region: Glacier Country

Pillick Ridge Trail (1036) offers a commanding view of the Cabinet Mountains, Bull River valley, and Clark Fork valley. It is accessible to trail bikes the first 6 miles; after that the terrain makes trail bike use unsafe and destructive. It is a long hike up to the ridge with little or no water sources. This trail is best used as a backpacking trail, providing access to the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Area.

Length: 10.8 miles.Trail Begins: Highway 56.Trail Ends: Squaw Peak

Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Smeads Bench.Township 27N; Range 33W; Section 12

Directions: From Trout Creek, travel west 16 miles on Highway 200. Turn right on Highway 56 and travel 8 miles. Turn left onto a short Forest Service loop road. The trailhead is located halfway through the loop.

Pillick Ridge Trail #1036
Kootenai National Forest, Trout Creek, MT 59874

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Bicycling
  • Trail

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