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Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About 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 6639 Trail Ends: Trail 13 Area Map: Gallatin National Forest Visitor Map USGS Map1: Pickit Pin Mountain USGS Map2: Mount Douglas Township 5S; Range 12E; Section 26
MAILING ADDRESS 5242 Highway 89 South
Livingston, MT 59047
CONTACT 406-222-1892
FAX 406-932-5777
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS 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.
ACTIVITIES 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

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