Ten Lakes Loop

Eureka, Montana 59917

Ten Lakes Loop

Ten Lakes Loop Professional Review and Guide

"In 1977, Congress identified about 33,000 acres to be studied for possible wilderness designation in the vicinity of the 7,000-acre Ten Lakes Scenic Area. In 1987, an enhanced wilderness package totaling roughly 40,000 acres was proposed by the Kootenai National Forest management plan. Nothing official has ensued, but the area remains unspoiled and the route from Little Therriault Lake to Wolverine Lakes, 4.5 miles one way, remains a beautiful hike through a high alpine area that’s sinfully easy to reach. From Bluebird Basin to Wolverine Lakes, the route goes through forests and alpine meadows dappled with wildflowers. The peaks and ridges forming the high country around the alpine lakes are impressive, and this hike just skirts the edge of the protected area. Other opportunities range from day hikes and huckleberry picking to extended trips."

Ten Lakes Loop Reviews

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8/11/2007
The road is wshed out about 10-15 miles before you reach the trail head,but there are other hikes in the area. We did one of the lookouts which gives you views into the area.
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Trail Information

Eureka
Nearby City
10.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
8 hours or overnight
Duration
July through early September
Season
5,855 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,350 feet
Top Elevation
Kootenai National Forest, Fortine District, Murphy Lake Ranger Station
Local Contacts
USGS Ksanka Peak, Stahl Peak
Local Maps

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Jul 2018