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Whitefish Divide Trail

Fortine Montana

Listing Type: National Forest Trail
City: Fortine Montana
Region: Glacier Country

Whitefish Divide Trail, a ridgeline trail, is one of the main feeder trails in the Thompson Seton Proposed Wilderness. It accesses several high mountain lakes and a number of trails that lead into both the Kootenai and Flathead portions of the Thompson Setons. It offers sensational vistas of Glacier National Park and many other mountain ranges. Hiking difficulty is from moderate to difficult.

Length: 40 miles.Trail Begins: Big Creek Road 316 (Werner Peak Lookout).Trail Ends: Whitefish Divide

Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Mount Marston.Township 35N; Range 22W; Section 9

Directions: From Fortine, travel south for 25 miles on US Highway 93. Turn onto Deep Creek Road 368 and follow 7 miles to a grated road. Park here and follow 1.5 miles to the road end. Trail 311 continues from here. Follow 2 miles to the junction with Whitefish Divide trail.

Whitefish Divide Trail
Kootenai National Forest, Fortine, MT 59918

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