Hamilton, MT Trails and Parks

Hamilton has 23 trails in the vicinity, including 19 hiking trails and 2 for fly-fishing. These trails range from 2.4 to 95 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lost Horse Lake, Bitterroot River and Blodgett Canyon Overlook. Trails.com member Mark F. recently completed Blodgett Canyon.
  • Canyon FallsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  5.0–6.0 hours
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The first few miles of the Canyon Falls trail are typical—miles of heavy streambottom forest interspersed with talus and the occasional streamside ...

  • Bitterroot RiverView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hamilton, MT

    • Fly-Fishing  
    •  Guide

    The Bitterroot comes to life at the convergence of the East and West forks of the Bitterroot respectively, just north of Conner, and continues ...

  • Blodgett Canyon OverlookView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2.0 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This short, well-maintained trail is suitable for hikers of all abilities. The route requires an unhurried forty-five-minute walk, crossing the ...

  • Blodgett CanyonView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  12.0–14.0 hours
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail showcases the majestic length of Blodgett Canyon, a hands-down favorite of many local hikers and the centerpiece of the many east-west ...

  • HamiltonView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  Guide

    The largest Bitterroot Valley town, Hamilton, was planned and built by Marcus Daly, one of Montana’s “Copper Kings.” Seeing potential to acquire ...

  • Bitterroot RiverView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Fly-Fishing  
    •  Guide

    A model water agreement brokered by TU ensures the preservation of this magnificent fishery. Generated from snows that cling to the Bitterroot ...

  • Blodgett CanyonView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    When I was first informed that folks tackle this popular, scenic hiking trail on their bikes, I was in disbelief. Despite having been burned ...

  • The Bitterroot Valley: Missoula to Lost TrailView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  95 miles
    •  Guide

    This 95-mile drive up the Bitterroot Valley to the Idaho border goes from the urban setting of Missoula and south along the beautiful Bitterroot ...

  • Star FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  7-9 hours
    •  11.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Star Falls pours through a small canyon of granite and gneiss in the pine and fir timberlands of the East Fork Bitterroot River. The 11-mile ...

  • Overwhich FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  9-11 hours
    •  19.0 miles
    •  Guide

    At 200 feet tall, Overwhich Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the region and well worth the two-day trek. Unlike the many stream following ...

  • Boulder FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  4-6 hours
    •  8.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Boulder Falls Trail combines all the fantastic features of a Bitterroot Mountains hike: interesting rock formations, steep canyon walls, massive ...

  • Little Rock Creek FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  4-6 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Situated near the south shore of Lake Como, Little Rock Creek Falls tumbles for 75 feet down a narrow, rocky canyon in multiple cascades. This ...

  • Rock Creek FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  3-5 hours
    •  6.0 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail for families and novice hikers follows the north shore of beautiful Lake Como. You will likely observe waterfowl and songbirds ...

  • Canyon FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  5-7 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The scenery along Canyon Creek Trail displays the typical ruggedness of a Bitterroot Mountains canyon, but with less fire damage than most other ...

  • Blodgett FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  5-7 hours
    •  9.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Situated in the Bitterroot Mountains west of Hamilton, Blodgett Canyon is a delightful place for hikers of varying skill levels. Even children ...

  • Mill Canyon FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  4-6 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike takes you into a rugged canyon of high rock walls. The trail follows Mill Creek through a mix of live and burned forest to the foot ...

  • Brave Bear FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  1-2 hours
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This canyon hike into the Bitterroot Mountains is very scenic and easy enough for the kids. The tall rock spires and massive, old-growth larch ...

  • Sweathouse FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  2-3 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike to Sweathouse Falls is a moderate 1,250-foot climb along a rushing stream through a rugged, glacially carved valley. The trail gains ...

  • Abha FallsView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  2-4 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Abha Falls is the closest waterfall hike to Missoula, and the Bass Creek Trail is very popular with hikers. However, you probably won’t have ...

  • Lost Horse LakeView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  7.5–9.0 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Of the hikes originating from Bear Creek Pass, Lost Horse Lake is perhaps the most alluring. Best suited for overnight or weekend backpack trips, ...

  • Coquina LakeView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.0–4.0 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Perhaps as a precautionary measure against overuse, most forest maps omit the spur trail to Coquina Lake—but on the ground it is clearly recognizable. ...

  • Spruce LakeView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5–6.0 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The rough trail leading to Spruce Lake, a little-known tarn 2 miles southwest of Bear Creek Pass, offers a more challenging trip than most other ...

  • Bailey LakeView Trail Details

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    Hamilton, MT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2.0 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Bailey Lake offers pleasant Bitterroot fare—good fishing and aesthetics along the Bitterroot Divide—and is well within reach of most day hikers, ...