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Missoula Lake Trail


  • Glacier
  • National Forest Trail
Missoula Lake Trail (108) is an alpine lake in a classic cirque basin. The Montana/Idaho State Line Divide dominates the scenery to the West. There are lots of camping sites. Rainbow trout in the lake, but hard to catch. Length: 0.3 miles Trail Begins: Forest Road 302 Trail Ends: Missoula Lake Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Illinois Peak, Montana - Idaho Township 15N; Range 28W; Section 15
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Mailing Address
Lolo National Forest
PO Box 460
Superior, MT 59872
Summer - Fall
Special direction map

Special Directions

From the Superior Exit on I-90, take the frontage road on the south side, south. Proceed 1.4 miles to Cedar Creek Road. Turn south again and continue up for 23.6 miles to Missoula Lake. There is a half mile dirt road that goes near the lake. Further up the road is a larger camping area with anther trailhead. Both access the lake.