Thompson River Mount Headley Trail - Plains

Thompson River Mount Headley Trail (433) is a very long trail that circumnavigates the West Fork of Thompson River Road and goes into the Cube Iron/Mt. Silcox Roadless Area. From the Thompson River Road it goes 7 miles to Priscilla Peak, (a Forest Service rental with no water or heat) and on back to the Roadless Area.

Length: 15.0 miles

Trail Begins: Forest highway 56

Trail Ends: Mount Headley

Area Map: Lolo Forest Visitors Map

USGS Map1: Calico Creek

USGS Map2: Priscilla Peak

USGS Map3: Fishtrap Lake

Township 22N; Range 27W; Section 18

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Phone: 406-826-3821
Fax: 406-826-4358

Take Highway 200 to the Thompson River Road 556, just east of Thompson Falls. The Sundance Ridge Trailhead is signed on the left side of the road several miles above the junction with the West Fork of Thompson River. This trail accesses Priscilla Peak Lookout, which is available under the cabin rental program for public use. The trail ties into Trail 450 which ends up at the Weber Gulch Trailhead, north of Thompson Falls.

Open all year, weather permitting. Closed to motorized use.

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Backcountry Camping, Bird Watching, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing