Wilkes Creek Trail - Plains

Wilkes Creek Trail (584) is a creek bottom trail which eventually climbs up to a major watershed divide. The trail forks near the upper end and so provides a loop opportunity. This trail is a popular fall hunter access route.Length: 7.2 milesTrail Begins: Forest Road 7618Trail Ends: Junction trail 404Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Thompson FallsUSGS Map2: HauganTownship 21N; Range 32W; Section 26


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Phone: 406-826-3821
Fax: 406-826-4358

Turn south off of Forest Highway 7, the Prospect Creek Road onto the Wilkes Creek Road 7618 and then follow Forest Road 2142 to the trailhead location. This trail may also be accessed off of Trail 404 from its opposite end.

Open all year, weather permitting.

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Backcountry Camping, Bird Watching, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing