During and immediately after a rain the Belly River trail, with its clay soil, can become extremely muddy.
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 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.
PERMANENT STOCK ADVISORY: Steep, narrow, rocky, class 2 trail, not recommended for stock travel. per 650
Dawn Mist Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/14/2015 per 656
Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/15/2015 per 656
Helen Lake Bridge to campground installed 6/5/15 per 925.
Minimum maintenance and unsigned route. Begins with an UNMARKED river ford 3 miles from Belly River trailhead.
Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge Installed 5/15/15.
Belly River Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/15/15
Belly River Horse Ford is 2 feet deep. 8/9/15 per 924.
Atsina Planks INSTALLED 6/17/2015 per 650