The South Fork of the Teton

Choteau, Montana 59422

The South Fork of the Teton

The South Fork of the Teton Professional Review and Guide

"This hike represents the northern leg of the South Fork Teton-Blacktail National Recreation Trail. It follows north-south valleys behind the reefs of the Rocky Mountain Front, crossing several passes and periodically revealing fine views of the Sawtooth Range.

The trek begins with a crossing of the South Fork of the Teton River, a challenging ford in June that turns into an easy rock-hop by late summer. On the far bank, the path climbs onto the spruce-clad terraces that line the east bank of the stream. Soon it zigzags lazily upward, entering a Douglas fir forest that allows occasional peeks at the Sawtooth Range."

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Trail Information

Choteau
Nearby City
21
Distance
2,742 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Day hike or backpack
Duration
Best July through September
Season
5,700 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,580 feet
Top Elevation
Lewis and Clark National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Our Lake, Arsenic Mountain
Local Maps

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Jul 2018