Crown Mountain Trail - Choteau

Length: 2.7 miles. Fair to poor condition.

Trail Begins: Forest Road 235

Trail Ends: Trail Junction 232

Crown Mountain Trail (270) is a scenic trail over a high pass. Trail 270 is 2.7 miles long and gains elevation quickly from Ford Creek to Crown Mountain climbing at 10 to 15 percent. Rock is hardpacked with good width and clearance. Sidehilling up through the Whitewater Creek drainage the hiker always has a fine view of the north face of Crown Mountain. Looking west at the head of the drainage lies the Whitewater Falls.

Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Rocky Mountain Division)

USGS Map1: Double Falls

Township 19N; Range 9W; Section 15

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Phone: 406-466-5341
Fax: 406-466-2237

Take the Benchmark Road 235 20 miles west and south from Augusta turning south at the road sign reading Crown Mountain Trail 270. Obtain a Forest Visitor's map to determine any travel restrictions.

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