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National Forest Trail Birch Creek Trail
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Birch Creek Trail goes to an unique geological formation known as the Needles. This is a nice hike if you have a camp at one of the lakes within the Birch Creek Basin. This trail can be used all year and is rated moderate for difficulty. The usage is medium. Length: 2.0 miles Trail Beginning: Trail Junction 150 and 152 Trail End: Section 12, T 8N, R 4E at the Needles Area Map: Helena Forest Visitor Map USGS Map1: Mount Edith Quad Township 8N; Range 4E; Section 15
Contact
MAILING ADDRESS 415 South Front
Townsend, MT 59644
CONTACT 406-266-3425
FAX 406-266-5484
Details
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Take Highway 12 east from Townsend for 2 miles; turn to the north on Road 284. Follow this road approximately 11 to the Duck Creek Road 139. Turn east and follow the road for 16.5 miles to the Birch Creek Road 8961. Follow this road to the end. Take the Gipsy Lake Trail 150 for 5 miles to the junction with Birch Creek Trail.
SERVICES Trail
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Hiking Nature Area Picnicking Sightseeing Walking Wildlife Viewing

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