Trails in the Area

Bear Creek Cross Country Ski Trails


Trail Length: 3.42 miles
Description:  The area consists of four trails ranging from easy to difficult. Intermittently groomed by volunteers, these trails are for classic skiing and consist of several different loop options depending on skill level. Pets are welcome.
Amenities: None
Directions: From Libby follow Highway 2 south for 8 miles to Bear Creek Road. Turn right and follow for 0.20 miles. The parking area and trailhead are on your left.

Flatiron Trail

Trail Length: 1.04 miles
Description: Out and back trail intermittently groomed by volunteers primarly suited to classic or backcountry skiing.
Amenities: None
Direction: Flatiron Trail (or Flatiron Mountain Trail) is located about 20-miles northwest from Libby, Montana as the crow flies. This is a back country ski trail. Although relatively short, some sections are a bit steep. The trail will take you to the top of Flatiron Mountain.

Always check avalanche conditions!

Ross Creek Trail

Trail. Length: 3.32 miles
Description:  Ross Creek Trail cross country ski trail takes off from the access road near Bad Medicine Campground and winds its way up into the entrance to Ross Creek Cedar Grove. This is a challenging ski, but one can do sections at a time. The views are stunning on a sunny, winters day. 
Amenities: None
Directions: Take Hwy 56 south and turn right just past the south end of Bull Lake(the turn is well marked).  Follow the road towards Ross creek cedars and park at the Ross creek turnoff at the Gate.  There is a large pullout and bulletin board on the right that we use as the trail head.  We groom from the Gate to the upper parking area where the nature loop parking is in the summer.  This is about 3.5 miles each way.

Cougar Ridge


Trail Length: 3 miles
Description: Out and back on a closed forest road wide enough for skate skiing when groomed. Gentle terrain suitable for beginners.
Amenities: None
Directions: Coming from Troy/Libby take Hwy 2 West to the Junction with the Yaak Hwy 508.  Turn Right and travel just over 1 mile and Cougar Ridge Road #2238 is on your left and is marked with a XC skier symbol.  There is a large parking area and a bulletin board,