Purcell Trail - Libby

Purcell Trail #7 was reopened in 1986 after being abandoned in the 1940s. It provides an excellent horseback opportunity.

Length: 7 miles

Use: light

Difficulty: moderate

Trail Begins: 5200' on Road 4216D

Trail Ends: 6200' Zulu Creek Trail junction

Area Map: Libby Ranger District Road Access Map

USGS Map1: Flatiron Mountain

USGS Map2: Pink Mountain

Township 34N, Range 31W, Section 29


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Phone: 406-295-4693
Fax: 406-295-7410

From Libby, travel north 0.5 miles on Highway 37. Turn left on Pipe Creek Road 68 and travel 19 miles to a 3-way junction, keeping straight for 0.5 mile on Road 112. Follow Road 6783 when it switches back to the left and travel 4.3 miles to Road 4716. Turn left and follow 2 miles, then right on Road 4716 for 0.5 mile.

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