Rainbow Creek Trail - Big Timber

Rainbow Creek Trail (28) travels from the junction of East Fork Trail 27 to the Lake Plateau and Custer National Forest. In conjunction with East Fork Trail 27, this is the most popular trail in the Big Timber Ranger District.Length: 11 miles. Wilderness, moderate difficulty, high use.Trail Begins: Trail 27Trail Ends: BoundaryArea Map: Gallatin National Forest Visitor Map USGS Map1: Mount DouglasUSGS Map2: Haystack PeakTownship 7S; Range 12E; Section 11


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Phone: 406-222-1892
Fax: 406-932-5777

Rainbow Creek Trail is located 25 miles south of Big Timber on US Highway 298, then 24 miles south on County Road 212. Connects to East Fork Trail 27. Access may be limited in spring, fall and winter due to snow.

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