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National Forest Trail Skookum Butte Trail
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Distance: 1.3 miles Trailhead: On Road 2186 off Elk Meadows Road 451 Trail Ends: Skookum Butte Lookout Skookum Butte Trail (304) is a National Recreation Trail that switchbacks up to the old lookout. It features views of Lolo Creek and the Graves Range. In the winter the Elk Meadows Road is closed to vehicle traffic for snowmobile use. Then the road becomes part of the snowmobile network. Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: West Fork Butte Township 11N; Range 22W; Section 6
MAILING ADDRESS 24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
CONTACT 406-329-3814
FAX 406-329-1049
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Take Highway 12 south of Lolo. Look for the Elk Meadows Road 451 turnoff on the left. Follow that road all the way to just over the Idaho Border. Approximately a quarter mile beyond the state line take Road 2186 to the trailhead.
ACTIVITIES Backcountry Camping Bird Watching Cross-Country Skiing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Mountain Biking Snowmobiling Wildlife Viewing

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