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Nice Lake but lots of bugs and mud

We just went on the trail in early August. It starts out at a nice waterfall and then a bridge... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Missoula, Montana

Great way to spend the day ! Scenic , lots of opportunities for photos ! Short hikes, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Cooke City, Montana
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Off Highway 296, Cooke City, MT
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We just went on the trail in early August. It starts out at a nice waterfall and then a bridge over the water. Then the trail parallels an old jeep road. The trail can be very muddy and lots of mosquitoes. The trail passes Kersey...More

Thank jsMT1994
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend the day ! Scenic , lots of opportunities for photos ! Short hikes, beautiful falls

Thank MT_Honey
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Beautiful area, so much less crowded than inside Yellowstone. Loved the accessibility of the trail to the waterfall at the Clark's Fork picnic/fishing spot

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is an easy hike to the Beartooth Creek, which is 2.5 miles one way. It took us about 2 to 2-1/2 hours to complete the round trip hike. My shoes got pretty muddy, but we hiked just after some ranchers moved their cattle through....More

Thank Winter_Fan24
Reviewed 5 October 2016

In prior trips to the Cooke City area, I overlooked Clarks Fork. But on my recent trip, I discovered the lovely picnic area and trail to Kersey Lake. Even if you just want to drive in and look around, there is a very nice waterfall...More

1  Thank Becki1006
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Easy to find, ample parking, pretty location, trail maintained OK, not too strenuous - nice place for a picnic lunch.

3  Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The trail begins relatively clear with signs and a boardwalk leading you to a the remains of an old Power Plant next to (the best part) a loud waterfall! It was breathtaking (and mildly scary) walking across the bridge the leads you right over the...More

4  Thank Pyra-Danny
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The Beartooth Plateau, within the Absarokee Beartooth Wilderness area, Is not a well kept secret to experienced hikers. In the heat of the summer the trail is heavily traveled. It runs from a trailhead just N of the HWY 212 and E of Cooke City...More

5  Thank CARL C
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Bring mosquito dope. No fish there...so don't waste your time! Beautiful spot to visit though! Waterfalls are incredible. Trail is new with good signage.

Thank Suzanna J
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This is a very nice, scenic, easy trail. Small stream with a dramatic waterfall. You are in grizzly country, so be bear aware. Nice place to picnic and take photos.

1  Thank Tntravlers4
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