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National Forest Trail Welcome Creek Trail
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Distance: 7.5 miles Trailhead: Trailhead on Rock Creek Road 102 at the footbridge Trail Ends: Bitterroot Divide near Cleveland Mountain Welcome Creek Trail (225) is a long flat trail for about 5 miles into the Welcome Creek Wilderness. The neat feature is the swinging bridge access across the Creek. The trail follows the creek the whole way up until it climbs up the steep rocky divide. There's an old miner's cabin and old growth forest along the creek. Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Cleveland Mountain 15' USGS Map2: Ravenna 15' Township 10N; Range 17W; Section 2
MAILING ADDRESS 24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
CONTACT 406-329-3814
FAX 406-329-1049
SEASON June 15 - November 30
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Take the Rock Creek Exit from I-90, east of Missoula. Go up the creek 13.5 miles to the Dalles Campground. The swinging bridge just before the campground is the trailhead for Welcome Creek.
SERVICES Parking Toilets Trail
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Walking Wildlife Viewing

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