BELLY RIVER - trail status as of 8:01PM Mountain Time on 9-20-2014
Bear Mountain Overlook
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Bear Mountain Overlook / 1.7 mi.
Clear per 925 8/20/14
Belly River Trail
Chief Mtn. Customs to Belly River Ranger Station/ 6.1 mi.
Clear. Can be very muddy during and just after a rain. 8/20/14 per 925
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 trailhead, but there is a pullout at the top of the hill about 150 yds north near the "Customs 1/2 mile Ahead" sign.
Clear. per 925 8/20/14
Gable Jct. to Belly River Ranger Station/ 3.8 mi.
PERMANENT STOCK ADVISORY: Steep,narrow, rocky, class 2 trail, not recommended for stock travel. per 650
Clear. per 924 8/20/14
Cosley Lake Cut-off Trail
Ptarmigan Trail (Dawn Mist) to foot of Cosley Lk./ 2.0 mi.
There is a hand cable at the outlet of Cosley Lake; if you are not at the hand cable then you are not at the shallowest crossing. Crossing is about 1 1/2 feet deep. 8/20/14 per 925. Hand cable will be removed approx. 9/20/14
Elizabeth Lake Trail (Helen Lake)
Belly River R.S. to foot of Elizabeth Lake Cpgd./ 3.4 mi
Dawn Mist Suspension Removal Date: 10/6/14 per 650 Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge Removal date: 10/6/14 per 650 Clear. per 925 8/20/14
Foot of Elizabeth Lk. to head of Elizabeth Lk.Cpgd./ 1.6
Clear. per 925 8/20/14
Head of Elizabeth Lake to Helen Lake/ 2.7 mi.
Helen Lake Bridge removed. per 925 9/16/14
Miche Wabun Trail
Former 3-mile Campground to North Fork Belly River/ 4.8 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled for: No scheduled date for maintenance 2014.
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. per 925 8/20/14
Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail
Elizabeth Lake to the Ptarmigan Tunnel/ 4.8 mi.
Ptarmigan Tunnel is OPEN to foot traffic. No stock. per 852 7/16/14.

Ptarmigan tunnel Doors scheduled to close: 9/30/14 per 650

Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge Removal Date:10/6/14 per 650

Trail north of tunnel is snow covered and icey but previous snow drifts that blocked trail have been shoveled per 924 9/13/2014

Red Gap Pass Trail
Ptarmigan Trail Jct. to Red Gap Pass / 2.6 mi.
Clear. per 925 8/20/14
Stoney Indian Pass Trail (Cosley,Glenns,Mokowanis)
Belly River R. S. to Cosley Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Belly River Suspension Bridge Removal Date: 10/6/14 Clear. per 924 8/20/14
Cosley Lake Cpgd. to Mokowanis Jct./ 4.5 mi.
Clear. per 925 8/20/14
Mokowanis Jct. to Stoney Indian Pass/ 4.7 mi.
Atsina Plank Bridge removed for season 9/16/14 per 925

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