Big Spring Creek Trail - Missoula

Distance: 7.0 miles

Trailhead: Trailhead on Rock Creek Road 102

Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide

Big Spring Creek Trail (1269) is a steep rocky trail that takes you up the Rock Creek side of the Sapphire Divide to Eagle Point. You will be looking over the Bitterroot Valley from the top of the Skalkaho Game Preserve. This is steep rocky country and might be hard on horses.

Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map

USGS Map1: Quigg Peak

USGS Map2: Stony Creek

USGS Map3: Sawmill Saddle

Township 7N; Range 17W; Section 2

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Phone: 406-329-3814
Fax: 406-329-1049

From I-90 take the Rock Creek Exit. After about 25 miles you'll find the Sandstone/Wyman Trailhead. The Big Springs Trail takes you up to the top of the Sapphire Divide at Eagle Point.

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Backcountry Camping, Backcountry Skiing, Bird Watching, Camping, Hiking, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing