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Pulpit Mountain Trail

Location 7 miles east of Troy, MT.
State(s) Montana
Counties Lincoln
Type Backcountry
Length 5.00 Miles / 8.05 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Camping
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




The trail passes through areas devastated by the forest fires of 1910. It was again affected by fires in 1994 and 2000. Individual trail descriptions are available to the public and may be obtained at the ranger station. An eight unit campground is located within 10 miles of the trailhead.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 24 inches.

Primary Surface: Not Available

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 7%

Elevation Low Point: 3200

Elevation High Point: 6556

Year Designated: 1981

Date Last Updated: 03/01/2013


Contact Information

Trail management:
Mark Mason
US Forest Service
1437 N. Hwy. 2
Troy , MT 59935
(406) 295-4693


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