BELLY RIVER - trail status as of 6:35AM Mountain Time on 11-28-2021
Bear Mountain Overlook
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Bear Mountain Overlook / 1.7 mi.
Estimated Clearing Date: Cleared 6/30/2021 per 650 **
Belly River Trail
Chief Mtn. Customs to Belly River Ranger Station/ 6.1 mi.
Estimated Clearing Date: Clear to Belly River Ranger Station 5/19/2021 per 650

Trail clear per 924 6/16/21

This trail becomes extremely muddy (clay soil) during and immediately after rain or snow.


Belly River via Lee Ridge Trail
Chief Mtn. Road to Gable Pass Trail Jct./ 6.0 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: 7/9/21 per 650

Lee Ridge Trailhead is located directly off of Hwy. 17 about 1/2 mile before the Chief Mt. Trailhead at the International Border Crossing. There is no parking or sign at the Lee Ridge trailhead, but there is a pullout at the top of the hill about 150 yds north near the "Customs 1/2 mile Ahead" sign.

There is no water available along this trail.

2021/9/22 about a half dozen down trees, easily negotiable 224 Partridge


Gable Jct. to Belly River Ranger Station/ 3.8 mi.
Estimated Clearing Date: Cleared 6/25/21 per 650

PERMANENT STOCK ADVISORY: Steep, narrow, rocky, class 2 trail, not recommended for stock travel. per 650

There is no water available along this trail.


Cosley Lake Cut-off Trail
Ptarmigan Trail (Dawn Mist) to foot of Cosley Lk./ 2.0 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: CLEARED 5/28/21 per 650

Dawn Mist Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/28/2021 per 650 Cosley Ford hand cable: REMOVED 9/28/2021 per 650


Elizabeth Lake Trail (Helen Lake)
Belly River R.S. to foot of Elizabeth Lake Cpgd./ 3.4 mi
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/21 per 650

Trail Clear per 924 6/16/21


Foot of Elizabeth Lk. to head of Elizabeth Lk.Cpgd./ 1.6
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/21 per 650


Head of Elizabeth Lake to Helen Lake/ 2.7 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/2020 per 650

Foot bridge at Helen lake: Bridge is now a permanent structure. per 650


Miche Wabun Trail
Former 3-mile Campground to North Fork Belly River/ 4.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 9/8/2021 per 650

Minimum maintenance and unsigned route. Begins with an UNMARKED river ford 3 miles from Belly River trailhead. First mile of trail is not visible in meadow.


Mokowanis Lake Trail
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Mokowanis Lake / 1.0 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/21 per 650

Trail Clear per 924 6/16/21


Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail
Elizabeth Lake to the Ptarmigan Tunnel/ 4.8 mi.
Ptarmigan Tunnel: CLOSED 10/4/2021 per 650 Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/28/2021 per 650 Projected Initial Clearing: Cleared 7/9/21 per 656
Red Gap Pass Trail
Ptarmigan Trail Jct. to Red Gap Pass / 2.6 mi.
Projected Clearing Date: 7/14/21 per 650


Stoney Indian Pass Trail (Cosley,Glenns,Mokowanis)
Belly River R. S. to Cosley Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/21 per 650

Belly River Suspension Bridge: REMOVED 9/27/2021 per 650

Trail Clear per 924 6/16/21


Cosley Lake Cpgd. to Mokowanis Jct./ 4.5 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: Cleared 6/16/21 per 650


Mokowanis Jct. to Stoney Indian Pass/ 4.7 mi.
Estimated Initial Clearing Date: 8/12/21 per 650

Atsina Plank Bridge: Removed 9/16/21 per 924



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