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Watchtower Creek Trailhead

Watchtower Creek Trailhead

Watchtower Creek Trailhead

Page Type: Trailhead

Location: Montana, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 45.75270°N / 114.41806°W

Object Title: Watchtower Creek Trailhead

County: ravalli

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 5060 ft / 1542 m


Page By: Michael Hoyt

Created/Edited: Sep 8, 2006 / Feb 12, 2008

Object ID: 224174

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Climbers' Access for Mount Jerusalem & Watchtower Peak

The beginning of the Watchtower Trail

From Hwy 93 take Montana Hwy 473 (West Fork Road) west for 14.3 miles to the junction with Nez Perce Road (468).

Follow the Nez Perce Road for 9.2 miles to the signed turnoff for Watchtower Creek Trail (142).

Turn right (northwest) onto FR road 5638 and follow it .4 mile to the trailhead loop.

There is a spacious clearing with plentiful parking.

There are stock facilities and an outhouse at the trailhead.

For information about the climbers' routes accessed from this trailhead, see the link included in the following pictures' descriptions.

Mount Jerusalem

Watchtower Peak


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