Billings has 29 hiking trails. These trails range from 0.3 to 34.3 miles in length. The most popular trails are Bridge Lake, Big Snowies Crest and Cottonwood Lake. Trails.com member Bruce M. recently completed Martin Lake Basin.
Bridge LakeView Trail Details
A backpacking trip to a remote, uncrowded mountain lake, one of the nicest places in the entire Wilderness Preservation System that nobody goes ...
Crazy Mountains CrossingView Trail Details
A backpacking excursion through rugged mountain scenery along a trans-mountain range route
Big Snowies CrestView Trail Details
A nice, but difficult, loop through an eastern Montana island range with an ice cave and unrestricted views as far as you can see, all the way ...
Lake PlateauView Trail Details
A weeklong backpacking adventure to a gorgeous, lake-dotted, high-altitude plateau, plus the equally spectacular Columbine Pass, a good choice ...
Lady of the LakeView Trail Details
An easy day hike or overnighter to a picturesque and accessible forested lake, a great trip for families with small children. Lady of the Lake ...
West Boulder MeadowsView Trail Details
A day hike or overnighter on a route following the scenic, fish-filled West Boulder River
Blue LakeView Trail Details
A moderate overnighter to a heavily used alpine lake basin below mighty Crazy Peak in the Crazy Mountains
Cottonwood LakeView Trail Details
A day hike or overnighter to an alpine lake in the spectacular Crazy Mountains
Swords Park: Black Otter Trail to Yellowstone Kelly’s Grave and Boot Hill CemeteryView Trail Details
Swords Park is a long, narrow undeveloped park perched atop the distinctive Rimrocks. The park is located north of downtown and adjacent to the ...
Pow Wow Park: Alkali Creek Natural AreaView Trail Details
The Alkali Creek Natural Area is a 54-acre open space and wetland known as Pow Wow Park. The city park sits in Alkali Creek Valley in the Heights, ...
Rocke Jeune– Dull Knife Loop: Two Moon Park Natural AreaView Trail Details
Two Moon Park encompasses 150 acres on the banks of the Yellowstone River on the southeast side of Billings Heights. The park was named for one ...
Dutcher Trail: Heritage Trail System: Two Moon Park to Coulson ParkView Trail Details
The Heritage Trail is comprised of a network of walking and biking paths linking the greater Billings area with the Yellowstone River, the Rimrocks, ...
Pictograph Cave State ParkView Trail Details
Pictograph Cave State Park is a 23-acre national historic landmark located 6 miles south of Billings. Nestled at the base of south-facing sandstone ...
Four Dances Natural AreaView Trail Details
Four Dances Natural Area is a 765-acre undeveloped park located on the east edge of Billings. It is named for the Crow Indian leader known as ...
Old Washington Bridge Site: Riverfront ParkView Trail Details
Until a few years ago, the old Washington Bridge spanned the east end of Riverfront Park in Billings. The iron bridge extended across the Yellowstone ...
Riverfront Park Trail: Cochran Pond– Old Washington Bridge Site LoopView Trail Details
The Yellowstone River is the longest freeflowing river in the United States. The river begins in Yellowstone National Park and flows into the ...
Norm Schoenthal Island: Riverfront ParkView Trail Details
Norm Schoenthal Island is on the west end of Riverfront Park in Billings. The island sits on the north edge of the Yellowstone River and is formed ...
Sundance PassView Trail Details
A moderately long but not too challenging backpacking trip through spectacular mountain scenery, especially the view from Sundance Pass. This ...
Martin Lake BasinView Trail Details
Multitudes of scenic, trout-filled lakes and a high-altitude waterfall, an excellent base camp trip with many side trips. For those who like ...
Glacier LakeView Trail Details
A short but steep hike to a rugged, alpine environment and huge, windswept lake
Silver Run PlateauView Trail Details
A long, challenging trek over an extraordinarily scenic high plateau for experienced hikers only
Sylvan LakeView Trail Details
A long day hike or overnighter to one of the few easily accessible golden trout lakes in the Beartooths
Granite PeakView Trail Details
A long, steep, strenuous backpack and chance to view or climb 12,799-foot Granite Peak, the highest point in Montana, but for very experienced ...
Island LakeView Trail Details
A base camp hike with so much to see and do, all within reach of Island Lake
Rock Island LakeView Trail Details
A day hike or overnighter to an unusually large, sprawling forest-lined lake; also a good choice for a base camp