I driven through, picnic, and hiked a few times, but plan to come back when I can spend more time and do some fishing and camping. Absolutely beautiful from the mountain.
If you are doing a road trip this is a perfect place to drive through. Georgeous scernery. Enjoyed being a passenger in our vehicle just to enjoy the view.
My family and I have spent a lot of time in the forest. There is something to do all year round. We hunt, fish, camp, hike, snowshoe, and just go there to relax. There are plenty of camp sites or we like to find a small stream and camp there.Keep your camp safe and watch out for bears.
The hiking is fantastic. Some places there are man made trails and other places you blaze your own. We took our children on the Trout Creek Canyon trail and it was perfect for our 6 year old. The 2 year old we carried in the pack. We did not hike the entire trail because it was completely snow covered and... More
You can take a 2-6 miles roundtrip hike up Trout Creek Canyon from the Vigilante picnic/camping area, which is just 6 miles past YORK, northeast of Helena. The scenery was superb. Nice wide path, lightly graveled and easy to walk along. Horses were also sharing the path, although we did not see them. Peaceful, beautiful, with rushing waters and towering... More
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