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Hellgate Canyon Trail

Mailing Address
Lolo National Forest
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Alternate Phone
April - November
  • Trail
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
Special direction map

Special Directions

The trail begins on the Kim Williams River Trail by the University. Up river about a mile, there's the Hellgate Canyon Trail sign. Here it climbs the north side of Mount Sentinel (the one with the M on its face). From the top climbers can make a loop hike by descending on the M trail back to the University and back to the river.