BELLY RIVER - trail status as of 2:43PM Mountain Time on 7-4-2015
Bear Mountain Overlook
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Bear Mountain Overlook / 1.7 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.
Belly River Trail
Chief Mtn. Customs to Belly River Ranger Station/ 6.1 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.

During and immediately after a rain the Belly River trail, with its clay soil, can become extremely muddy.


Belly River via Lee Ridge Trail
Chief Mtn. Road to Gable Pass Trail Jct./ 6.0 mi.
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.

Gable Jct. to Belly River Ranger Station: Clear from Belly River Ranger Station to the top of Lee Ridge. 7/1/15 per 925

Lee Ridge Jct. to Gable Pass: There are several snow patches. 7/1/15 per 925


Gable Jct. to Belly River Ranger Station/ 3.8 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925

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


Cosley Lake Cut-off Trail
Ptarmigan Trail (Dawn Mist) to foot of Cosley Lk./ 2.0 mi.
Clear. Depth of the ford at the outlet of Cosley Lake is about 2 feet deep. If you are not at the hand cable then you are not at the ford. 7/1/15 per 925.


Elizabeth Lake Trail (Helen Lake)
Belly River R.S. to foot of Elizabeth Lake Cpgd./ 3.4 mi
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.

Dawn Mist Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/14/2015 per 656

Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/15/2015 per 656


Foot of Elizabeth Lk. to head of Elizabeth Lk.Cpgd./ 1.6
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.


Head of Elizabeth Lake to Helen Lake/ 2.7 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925

Helen Lake Bridge to campground installed 6/5/15 per 925.


Miche Wabun Trail
Former 3-mile Campground to North Fork Belly River/ 4.8 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled for: Sept/2015

Trail may still be under winter conditions(snow, ice, route finding skills necessary) and will not be maintained again until spring of 2015. 4/6/15

Minimum maintenance and unsigned route. Begins with an UNMARKED river ford 3 miles from Belly River trailhead.


Mokowanis Lake Trail
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Mokowanis Lake / 1.0 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.


Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail
Elizabeth Lake to the Ptarmigan Tunnel/ 4.8 mi.
p> Ptarmigan Tunnel is OPEN TO FOOT TRAFFIC ONLY 6/30/15 per 650 .

Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge Installed 5/15/15.


Red Gap Pass Trail
Ptarmigan Trail Jct. to Red Gap Pass / 2.6 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.


Stoney Indian Pass Trail (Cosley,Glenns,Mokowanis)
Belly River R. S. to Cosley Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.

Belly River Suspension Bridge: Installed 5/15/15

Belly River Horse Ford is 2-3 feet deep. 7/1/15 per 925.


Cosley Lake Cpgd. to Mokowanis Jct./ 4.5 mi.
Clear. 7/1/15 per 925.


Mokowanis Jct. to Stoney Indian Pass/ 4.7 mi.

Several small snow patches. 7/1/15 per 925

Atsina Planks INSTALLED 6/17/2015 per 650



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