Trail Run Project Logo

Eastern Montana

Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

901 mi 1,451 km of trail 9 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 194 Trails Intermediate Trails 56 Trails Hard Trails 36 Trails
Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!
Trail Run Project is built by runners like you.
Share what you know about this area with the community.

Gems in Eastern Montana - 1

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Gems

gem Favorite The approach to Capitol Rock National Natural Landmark is stunning from the east.

Capitol Rock National Natural Landmark

(1) Ekalaka, MT

Runs in Eastern Montana - 9

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Runs

Favorite 1500 feet of vertical rock - from the The Beaten Path Trail
Intermediate

The Beaten Path

26.6 mi 42.8 km • Point to Point • 3,806 ft Ascent 1160.12 m Ascent

(10) Red Lodge, MT
Favorite View from the Cap Rock Trail
Intermediate

Cap Rock Trail

0.5 mi 0.8 km • Loop • 122 ft Ascent 37.3 m Ascent

(3) Glendive, MT
Favorite Trailhead
Intermediate/Difficult

Limekiln Loop

6.4 mi 10.2 km • Loop • 1,300 ft Ascent 396.14 m Ascent

(1) Lewistown, MT
Favorite There are some lovely views from the Kinney Coulee trail.
Intermediate

Kinney Coulee Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km • Loop • 333 ft Ascent 101.5 m Ascent

(1) Glendive, MT
Favorite Top of a short but flowy descent....
Easy/Intermediate

Phipps Park

4.2 mi 6.8 km • Loop • 426 ft Ascent 129.93 m Ascent

(1) Billings, MT
Favorite "Four Dances Natural Area 09" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yz6ccj73), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Easy/Intermediate

Four Dances Trail

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Out and Back • 408 ft Ascent 124.21 m Ascent

(1) Billings, MT
Favorite "Pompeys Pillar NM" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yhzemsnj), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Easy/Intermediate

Pompeys Pillar

0.6 mi 1.0 km • Out and Back • 70 ft Ascent 21.27 m Ascent

(1) Lockwood, MT
Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Easy/Intermediate

Elk Lake

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Out and Back • 569 ft Ascent 173.35 m Ascent

(1) Red Lodge, MT
Favorite Back to Red Lodge
Intermediate

Lost Lake

10.7 mi 17.2 km • Out and Back • 1,352 ft Ascent 412.01 m Ascent

(1) Red Lodge, MT

Trails in Eastern Montana - 277

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

16.3 mi 26.2 km #1East Rosebud Trail
Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate
16.3 mi 26.2 km Red Lodge, MT
3.7 mi 6.0 km #2Palisades Trail
Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Red Lodge, MT
2.3 mi 3.7 km #3Parkside National Recreation Trail #103
Easy/Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Red Lodge, MT
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Willow Creek Trail #105
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Red Lodge, MT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Dalton Trail
Easy
Ekalaka, MT
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Ekalaka, MT
1.4 mi 2.2 km #6Owl Be Back
Intermediate/Difficult
Billings, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Billings, MT
0.3 mi 0.6 km #7Sunset Loop Trail
Easy
Ekalaka, MT
Easy
0.3 mi 0.6 km Ekalaka, MT
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8North Rock Trail
Easy
Ekalaka, MT
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Ekalaka, MT
10.3 mi 16.5 km #9Russel Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
10.3 mi 16.5 km Cooke City, MT
8.5 mi 13.7 km #10West Rosebud Trail #19
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.5 mi 13.7 km Cooke City, MT
4.1 mi 6.6 km #11High Line Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Billings, MT
Easy/Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Billings, MT
14.6 mi 23.5 km #12Face-of-the-Mountain Trail #7
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
14.6 mi 23.5 km Red Lodge, MT
4.1 mi 6.6 km #13Underdog
Easy/Intermediate
Billings, MT
Easy/Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Billings, MT
0.9 mi 1.5 km #14Dude Lake Trail #1C
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Red Lodge, MT
2.2 mi 3.6 km #15Lower Trail
Intermediate
Billings, MT
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Billings, MT
1.5 mi 2.4 km #16Extenz
Intermediate/Difficult
Billings, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Billings, MT
1.8 mi 2.9 km #17Your Mom
Intermediate
Billings, MT
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Billings, MT
4.1 mi 6.7 km #18Phipps Park Main Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Billings, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.7 km Billings, MT
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19Upper Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Billings, MT
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Billings, MT
1.8 mi 2.8 km #20Ironwood Spur
Easy/Intermediate
Billings, MT
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km Billings, MT

Photos of Eastern Montana - 57

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

1500 feet of vertical rock - from the The Beaten Path Trail
Apr 23, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
"Pompeys Pillar NM" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://preview.tinyurl.com/yeoysbgf), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Jan 8, 2020 near Lockwood, MT
"Pompeys Pillar NM" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yhzemsnj), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Jan 8, 2020 near Lockwood, MT
"Four Dances from the top 35" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yhdplgxh), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Jan 8, 2020 near Billings, MT
"Yellowstone River Four Dances 79" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yzpn3b6n), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Jan 8, 2020 near Billings, MT
"Four Dances Natural Area 09" by Bureau of Land Management Montana and Dakotas (https://tinyurl.com/yz6ccj73), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Jan 8, 2020 near Billings, MT
Gorgeous views from the trail.
Aug 19, 2019 near Billings, MT
Little Lake
Aug 19, 2019 near Billings, MT

Classes & Events Near You

Find More Classes and Events

Shop REI Adventures

Find More REI Adventures


Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running