David Creek Trail - Wise River

Length: 7.5 miles

Use: Moderate

Difficulty: Low

Trail Begins: Trail 2

Trail Ends: Torrey Lake

There is a large graveled parking area at the trailhead for Trail 2 adjacent to the Mono Creek Campground. The junction of Trail 2 and the David Creek Trail 56 is well marked three miles in on Trail 2. The trail is easy to follow all the way to Torrey Lake. The trail follows the David Creek drainage to Torrey Lake through stands of lodgepole pine with scattered openings providing nice vistas of surrounding peaks and ridge lines. Last 1.5 miles very steep.

Area Map: Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Visitors Map

USGS Map1: Maurice Mountain

Township 3S; Range 12W; Section 36


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Phone: 406-832-3178

Hike Jacobsen Creek Trail 2, 2.5 miles to the David Creek Trail Junction at the east end of Jacobsen Meadows. Trail 2 starts at the Mono Campground 21 miles south of Wise River on Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway, 1 mile.

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Hiking, Lake Fishing, Stream Fishing