SMC - Bass Creek Overlook - Easy

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Stevensville

Stevensville, MT

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Location: Stevensville
Miles/Difficulty: 2 miles/Easy
Leaders: Tim Peterson and George Borgen

The actual trail, unsigned, begins at the end of the road on the right (southwest) side of the parking area. The trail climbs gradually for 1 mile through open Douglas fir and lodgepole forest with a scattering of wildflowers on the forest floor. Enjoy occasional views into Bass Creek along the way, especially at an overlook of Bass Creek at 6,575 feet, about 1 mile from the trailhead.

From Stevensville, MT take the stevi cut-off road to Highway 93. Travel north 3.7 miles and turn west (left) onto Bass Creek Rd. Travel approximately 2 miles. The road will become FS #1136. Continue on FS#1136 for approximately 5.5 miles to the trail head.

Bass Overlook Trailhead has adequate parking for both cars and trailers. It offers access to Bass Overlook Trail #392 and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Facilities include 2 picnic tables, and a firefighter memorial.

Meet at Bass Creek Overlook Trail Head.

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Stevensville

Stevensville, MT

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