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Lake Fork Trail

South of Red Lodge, Red Lodge, MT
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Saw two moose!

I read the description of the trail in the Red Lodge Magazine and it mentioned the potential for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Linda T
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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As easy or difficult as you make it

This is a great hiking trail -- easy grade for the first six miles or so, then the pitch seriously... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
recwriter
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Montana
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“bear spray” (4 reviews)
“paved road” (3 reviews)
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South of Red Lodge, Red Lodge, MT
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I read the description of the trail in the Red Lodge Magazine and it mentioned the potential for seeing moose. This was one animal we had not yet seen on our Western road trip so I jumped at the chance to hike this trail. We...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a great hiking trail -- easy grade for the first six miles or so, then the pitch seriously increases to the top of Sundance Pass, about 10 miles in. The first six miles of the route parallel the Lake Fork of Rock Creek....More

Thank recwriter
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was our favorite snowshoe trail in the Red Lodge area. We went to the wilderness boundary. Fun!

Thank goldfishcastle
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We went on an afternoon hike along Rock Creek that the Forest Ranger recommended. The hike was pretty easy, mostly walking. The scenery was beautiful with orange and yellow aspen amongst the pine trees and peaks on both sides. In retrospect, more time, water, and...More

Thank H1715JNdanielt
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This trail was well kept and beautiful. Bear were active when I went and as a city girl was not prepared, make sure to have bear spray/bear bell. I happened to have a whistle in my bag so used that and some, "Hey Bear!" calls,...More

Thank Jin C
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I have personally ridden this trail many times. Usually have had encounters with moose but not bears. Hikers are very considerate and get off the trail. Horses have the right of way but some hikers are not familiar with that.

Thank 247zoeann
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This trail was up and down hills which I liked very much. I felt like I got an enjoyable work out all in fun. This trail is worth tring out

Thank MJsadie55
Reviewed 2 July 2016

If you come in June/July you will have a great deal of mountain snow runoff and the noise will be pretty loud in places. But that is a good thing when compared to other noise that we put up with. We didn't finish the trail...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a easy terrain hike to go on. It has good distance as it is 5 miles in and 5 miles back. Mostly light but sustained incline on the way to the lost lake so it is almost all down hill when you are...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A beautiful hike with lots of options for views, stopping for picnics and nice wide paths. Perfect for families, seniors, young kids, etc. Go as far as you like, see amazing waterfalls, a gorgeous rushing river, fun rocks to climb, it is a wonderful hike....More

1  Thank WyomingBiophile
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Jessica M
can you use a stroller?
16 May 2017|
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Response from Linda T |
I think a stroller is doable for the first section of the hike, I can't speak for the entire hike since I didn't go that far
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Loreli Juliet D
What is the best time to go? Winter, Fall, Summer, or Spring??
8 January 2016|
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