Big Hole Battlefield

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: At Big Hole National Battlefield, ten miles west of Wisdom, MT on SH 43, In Gallatin National Forest, N of Earthquake Lake on SR 287.
States: Montana
Counties: Beaverhead
Latitude: 45.64102   Longitude: -113.64323

From I-15 at Dillon, Montana take highway 278 northwest to Wisdom, then Highway 43, ten miles west.

From I-15 at Divide, take Route 43, sixty-two miles west through Wisdom to Battlefield.

From Missoula, Montana, take State Route 93 south through the Bitterroot Valley to Lost Trail Pass. Turn east on Highway 43 and drive 17 miles to the battlefield.


Big Hole National Battlefield is located at 6,300 feet in the Rocky Mountains of Southwest Montana. In winter the park's trails are open for cross-country skiers and shoeshoeing.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 6,300
Elevation High Point: 6,300
Year Designated: 1977

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: National Park Service

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Big Hole National Battlefield
P.O. Box 237
Wisdom , MT 59761



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