Lost Horse Lake

Hamilton, Montana 59840

Lost Horse Lake

Lost Horse Lake Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Of the hikes originating from Bear Creek Pass, Lost Horse Lake is perhaps the most alluring. Best suited for overnight or weekend backpack trips, Lost Horse is also within the abilities of well-conditioned day hikers having an early start from the trailhead.

The route beyond Fish Lake is not officially sanctioned and has never been maintained to USFS standards, but repeated use over the years has made it fairly obvious on the ground; somewhat surprisingly, its condition is comparable to or slightly better than many mapped “way trails” elsewhere in the Selway-Bitterroot."

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Trail Information

Hamilton
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
14
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
7.5–9.0 hours
Duration
Best from late July through September
Season
Bitterroot National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute series: El Capitan, MT-ID
Local Maps

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