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Patrick Ridge Trail

Fortine Montana

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

Patrick Ridge Trail (860) leads to a lookout that offers a panoramic view of the Tobacco Valley from Stryker and, on clear days, the snow-covered peaks of Glacier National Park. This is a strenuous hike with frequently changing topography. The trail winds through large openings, heavy stands of timber, rock outcroppings, and ridges. Dickey and Murphy Lakes can be seen along the hike.

Length: 7.5 miles.Trail Begins: Road 1002.Trail Ends: 1 mile south of Mt. Marston Lookout

Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Stryker Mountain.Township 34N; Range 25W; Section 13

Directions: From Murphy Lake Ranger Station, travel south 5.9 miles on US Highway 93. Turn east onto Summit Creek Road 1002. At the first fork, bear northwest and continue straight for 1.7 miles. The trailhead is on the uphill side of the road.

Patrick Ridge Trail
Kootenai National Forest, Fortine, MT 59918

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