Sylvan Lake

Columbus, Montana 59019

Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"A long, hard day trip or moderate overnighter to one of the few easily accessible golden trout fisheries in the Beartooths."

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Hiking Montana (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider & Russ Schneider
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"One of the few easily accessible golden trout lakes in the Beartooths. The true beauty of Sylvan Lake lies beneath the surface. There swim the gorgeous, multicolored golden trout in abundance. Biologists call the Sylvan Lake golden trout population one of the purest in the Beartooths, and they use the lake as a source of fish to plant in other lakes. However, ven for the nonangler, this lake is worth the uphill trek." Read more
Hiking Montana (Falcon Guides)
Bill Schneider & Russ Schneider
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"A long day hike or overnighter to one of the few easily accessible golden trout lakes in the Beartooths" Read more

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Trail Information

Columbus
Nearby City
10
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3 to 4 hours
Duration
USGS Alpine and Sylvan Peak; RMS Alpine–Mount Maurice; and at least 1 wilderness-wide map
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Dec 2018