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National Forest Trail Tenderfoot Trail
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Distance: 27.0 miles - heavy use Trailhead: Forest Road 586 Trail Ends: Smith River, Section 25 Tenderfoot Trail (342) provides access to some excellent trout fishing in Tenderfoot. The trail is located in the bottom along the creek. There are 23 creek crossing from the start of the trail to the Zehntner Ranch. The recommended season of use is early summer to late autumn or early winter. Do not use the trail until after low water or runoff. Use is starting to increase. View of steep walls nice in the lower portion of the canyon. Excellent 3 to 10 day trip possibilities. Majority of trail is non-motorized, except for a small portion in the middle, only about .5 mile is open to motorcycles. Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Jefferson Division) USGS Map1: Belt Park Butte USGS Map2: Bald Hills USGS Map3: Monument Peak Township 13N; Range 7E; Section 4
MAILING ADDRESS 4234 US Highway 89 North
Neihart, MT 59465
CONTACT 406-236-5511
FAX 406-236-5507
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Travel 10.6 miles west on Kings Hill on Forest Road 839 to Forest Road 586, then 1.2 miles west on Forest Road 586 to east side of Onion Park, then 0.5 miles north on the old Divide Road to Trail 342. The trailhead is ROG Route Location 65.
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Hiking Nature Area Picnicking Sightseeing Walking Wildlife Viewing

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