Silver Crest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area - Great Falls

Winter lovers will enjoy Silver Crest Ski Trail and its 13.8 km of groomed ski trails and 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, 7 miles south of Neihart. All trails create a loop that begin and end at the Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot off Highway 89 southeast of Great Falls. The trail terrain is gently rolling with several moderately steep pitches. Four loop options are available. The most outer loop is a total of 10 km. Three warming huts. Dogs and snowshoes prohibited on groomed ski trails.

Length: 6.9 km of easiest and 6.9 km of more difficult trail

Trail Begins: Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot

Trail Ends: Loop

Snowshoe Trails: 2 miles, marked with red diamonds, not groomed

Area Map: Lewis and Clark National Forest (Jefferson Division)

Mailing Address
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Street Address
317 Fox Drive
Great Falls,  MT 59404

Phone: 406-788-7659

Take Highway 89 from Belt south past Monarch and Neihart almost to Showdown Ski resort and Kings Hill Pass.

Travel 61 miles southeast of Great Falls on Highway 89 to the Kings Hill Recreation Area parking lot turnoff, located 0.25 mile from the highway. It is also 30 miles north of White Sulphur Springs and 7 miles southeast of Neihart.


Open all the time, no fee, donations encouraged

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Maps, Parking, Public Restroom

Cross-Country Skiing, Nature Area, Night Skiing, Snowshoeing