Neil Creek Trail - Harlowton

Distance: 3.5 miles - light use

Trailhead: Trail Junction 653

Trail Ends: Trail Junction 490

Neil Creek Trail (654) follows a primitive road up Neil Creek for first 0.5 mile. From this point trail is closed to motorized travel for last 2 miles because of the switchbacks up the ridge to Ice Cave. Good views of Musselshell Valley, Crazy and Beartooth Mountains. There are no water sources on trail. Black bears are common in lower 0.5 mile It's just three miles to the summit. Obtain a Forest Visitor's map for information on any travel restrictions. Non-motorized trail.

Area Map: Lewis and Clark (Jefferson Division)

USGS Map1: Crystal Lake

USGS Map2: Yaple Bench

Township 12N; Range 17E; Section 35

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Phone: 406-236-5511
Fax: 406-236-5507

Located 1 mile east on Neil Connection Trail 653 from the trailhead in Brooks Coulee, 2.5 miles from the trailhead to Ice Caves and 3 miles from the trailhead to the summit and junction with Trail 493.

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Bird Watching, Hiking, Nature Area, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Walking, Wildlife Viewing