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Granite Creek Trail

Libby Montana

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

Granite Creek Trail (136) is an easy trail throughout most of its length, and continues on into the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. Its greatest use comes from fishing, although backpacking and pack and saddle trips in the wilderness offer other recreational opportunities. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are winter possibilities. Granite Creek Falls and campsite are located about 2 miles up the trail in a cedar-hemlock forest. A magnificent view of A Peak is obtained at Granite Lake.

No motorized vehicles are permitted on this trail, and no vehicles are allowed within the wilderness boundary.

Length: 6.25 miles. Heavy use, moderate difficulty

Trail Begins: End of Road 618.Trail Ends: Granite Lake

Area Map: Libby Ranger District Access Map .USGS Map1: Treasure Mountain Mountain.Township 29N; Range 32W; Section 12

Directions: From Libby, travel 2 miles south on US Highway 2. Turn right onto Golf Course Hill, then left at 3-way intersection. Follow the Snowshoe road for 0.5 mile, turn onto Granite Creek Road 618 and drive 8 miles to the trailhead. Horse trailer parking is provided 0.3 mile from the trailhead.

Granite Creek Trail
Kootenai National Forest, Libby, MT 59923

  • Sightseeing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Nature Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Picnicking
  • Bird Watching
  • Trail

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