Best Backpacking in Montana

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Montana. Use this list to plan your next Montana backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

An easy trip into a popular hiking and fishing area in the Swan range in the northwestern ...
A weeklong backpacking adventure to a gorgeous, lake-dotted, high-altitude plateau, plus ...
A fairly accessible alpine lake basin below Crazy Peak in the Crazy Mountains. Blue Lake ...
A long,scenic route starting in Canada and ending in the United States with incredible ...
A forested lake basin in the Mission Mountains Wilderness. This is a heavily used area, ...
Rugged mountain scenery along a transmountain range route. The Crazy Mountains stand majestically ...
A long circuit through the midsection of a small wilderness area with many high alpine ...
This is a long day hike or overnighter into the heart of the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness. The ...
The scenic, fish-filled West Boulder River flows along the entire route. One of the highlights ...
The most popular trans-Beartooth route and perhaps the best opportunity to really experience ...
A scenic circuit through the heart of the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness. The Anaconda-Pintler ...
Visitors can combine this spur trail with the Two Medicine Loop for a long day hike of ...
A popular backpacking trip into the southern Madison Range to a super-scenic, high-altitude, ...
A day hike or overnighter to a beautiful mountain lake with attractive side trips
A fairly easy hike to two forested lakes. You can catch pan-size cutthroats in both lakes, ...
A way to explore several high mountain lakes and the surrounding peaks. This trail, Trail ...
A very long day hike or strenuous overnighter to a remote, uncrowded mountain lake, one ...
Along the Idaho-Montana border lies a beautiful ridgeline hike.
A mixed old-growth forest and scenic views of the Swan and South Fork of the Flathead ...
A popular and superscenic route along the Continental Divide in the alpine heart of Glacier ...
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