Placer Basin Trail - Big Timber

Placer Basin Trail (20) starts 1 mile south of Camp on the Boulder, immediately crosses a foot bridge across the Main Boulder River, traverses to the south and switchbacks and follows Hawley Creek to Breakneck Plateau, continues across East Boulder Plateau, and finally descends to Dry Fork Trail 13. Trail has an elevation of 3,300 feet. Outstanding scenery on top of plateau.Length: 18 miles. Wilderness, moderate difficulty, medium use.Trail Begins: Road 6639Trail Ends: Trail 13Area Map: Gallatin National Forest Visitor Map USGS Map1: Pickit Pin MountainUSGS Map2: Mount DouglasTownship 5S; Range 12E; Section 26

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Phone: 406-222-1892
Fax: 406-932-5777

Placer Basin Trail is located 25 miles south of Big Timber on US Highway 298, then 15 miles south on County Road 212. Access may be limited in spring, fall and winter due to snow.

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Antelope Hunting, Backcountry Camping, Bear Hunting, Big Game, Bird Hunting, Bird Watching, Bow Hunting, Camping, Deer Hunting, Elk Hunting, Hiking, Hunting, Nature Area, Photography, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Tent Camping, Upland Bird Hunting, Walking, Wildlife Viewing