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McClellan Creek Trail


  • Southwest Montana
  • National Forest Trail
The length of this trail is 6 miles. Coordinates are Township 8N; Range 2W; Section 10. Trail begins at Trail Junction 343 and ends at Trail Junction 113. Maps available are the Helena National Visitor Map, Elkhorn Mountains Travel and Recreation Map, and USGS Map1 Casey Peak.
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Mailing Address
Helena National Forest
2880 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59601
Special direction map

Special Directions

Take I-15 to Montana City Exit and head east; turn right onto the McClellan Creek Road (just past the pizza restaurant.) Continue on this road approximately 6.5 miles to the Crystal Creek/McClellan Creek Junction turn right, and continue another 2 miles to the Casey Meadows/McClellan Creek trailhead. Another way to access the trailhead is to take Highway 12 East, 2-miles east of East Helena, turn south onto McClellan Creek Road. Either route is approximately 10 miles on dirt roads. Park next to the bridge; walk across the bridge to access the trailhead.