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Blacktail Trail

Libby Montana

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

Blacktail Trail (536) climbs steeply for the first 3 miles to the ridge-top, hiking then becomes easier and scenic vistas can be enjoyed. This trail is suitable for rugged day hikes and short backpacking trips. There is adequate parking at Waloven-Himes trailhead for 2 vehicles, but turnaround space is limited. No restrooms or stock facilities are available.

Length: 4.5 miles. Light use, high difficulty

Trail Begins: Trail 293.Trail Ends: Trail 343

Area Map: Libby Ranger district road Access Map .USGS Map1: Silver Butte Pass.Township 25N; Range 29W; Section 4

Directions: Travel 28 miles south of Libby on US Highway 2. Turn right onto Road 148 and travel 3.5 miles to Road 154. Proceed 4.3 miles to Waloven-Himes Trailhead 293 and follow 1 mile to the signed junction with Blacktail Trail 536.

Blacktail Trail
Kootenai National Forest, Libby, MT 59923

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

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