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Recommended Routes in Helena National Forest - 6

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Favorite The falls!
Intermediate

Crow Creek Falls Trail

5.9 mi 9.5 km 896' Up 273.1 m Up 896' Down 273.01 m Down

Townsend, MT
Favorite Women's leader at 2015 Don't Fence Me In 30k
Intermediate/Difficult

Don't Fence Me In 30K Run

20.1 mi 32.4 km 3,935' Up 1199.31 m Up 3,988' Down 1215.47 m Down

Helena, MT
Favorite Running up McClellan Creek Trail on the HURL Elkhorn 50M/50K course.
Difficult

HURL Elkhorn 50K

33.9 mi 54.6 km 7,558' Up 2303.64 m Up 7,559' Down 2304.08 m Down

Clancy, MT
Favorite Leaders up the first climb at the Don't Fence Me In 30k
Intermediate

Don't Fence Me In 12K Run/Walk

7.9 mi 12.8 km 1,326' Up 404.13 m Up 1,379' Down 420.23 m Down

Helena, MT
Favorite Leaders up the first climb at the Don't Fence Me In 30k
Intermediate

Don't Fence Me In 5K Run/Walk/Dog Walk

3.1 mi 5.0 km 411' Up 125.19 m Up 452' Down 137.71 m Down

Helena, MT
Favorite Running up McClellan Creek Trail on the HURL Elkhorn 50M/50K course.
Difficult

HURL Elkhorn 50 Mile

54.4 mi 87.6 km 12,633' Up 3850.53 m Up 12,624' Down 3847.84 m Down

Clancy, MT

Helena National Forest Running

  • 634 Miles 1,020 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 56 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 53 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Helena National Forest - 119

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Heart Lake Trail #424
Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
1.7 mi 2.8 km #2Lewis And Clark Pass Trail #493
Difficult
Lincoln, MT
Difficult
Lincoln, MT
8.1 mi 13.0 km #3Arrastra Creek Trail #482
Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
3.5 mi 5.7 km #4Switchback Ridge Trail
Difficult
Helena West Side, MT
Difficult
Helena West Side, MT
5.9 mi 9.4 km #5Mount Helena Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Helena West Side, MT
Intermediate
Helena West Side, MT
4.5 mi 7.2 km #6Alice Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lincoln, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Lincoln, MT
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Emmett's Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Helena West Side, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Helena West Side, MT
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Mt Ascension Loop
Intermediate
Helena, MT
Intermediate
Helena, MT
7.7 mi 12.4 km #9Hobnail Tom #32
Easy/Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
Easy/Intermediate
Lincoln, MT
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Stairway to Heaven
Intermediate
Helena West Side, MT
Intermediate
Helena West Side, MT

Photos of Helena National Forest - 67

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Women's leader at 2015 Don't Fence Me In 30k
May 12, 2015 near Helena, MT
Coming down off Mt. Helena in the Don't Fence Me In 30k.
Apr 22, 2015 near Helena, MT
Running up McClellan Creek Trail on the HURL Elkhorn 50M/50K course.
Apr 25, 2016 near Clancy, MT
Dropping into Casey Meadows.
Apr 10, 2016 near Clancy, MT
Wildflower meadow along the trail.
Jul 2, 2019 near Lincoln, MT
Leaders up the first climb at the Don't Fence Me In 30k
Apr 28, 2015 near Helena, MT
Looking at the North Fork Falls from the top.
Sep 9, 2020 near Lincoln, MT
View of the Lincoln Valley.
Jul 29, 2019 near Lincoln, MT