BELLY RIVER - trail status as of 6:32PM Mountain Time on 6-24-2018
Bear Mountain Overlook
Stoney Indian Pass Trail to Bear Mountain Overlook / 1.7 mi.
Projected Clearing Date: 6/13/2018 per 650

4 trees down 5/30/18 224 LF


Belly River Trail
Chief Mtn. Customs to Belly River Ranger Station/ 6.1 mi.
Projected Clearing Date: Cleared 5/18/2018 per 650

Trail clear. 6/26/18 per B-11


Belly River via Lee Ridge Trail
Chief Mtn. Road to Gable Pass Trail Jct./ 6.0 mi.
Projected Clearing Date: 6/27/2018 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.


Gable Jct. to Belly River Ranger Station/ 3.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/14/2018 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.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/14/2018 per 650 Hand cable installed 6/6/18 per B-12

If you're not at the hand cable you're not at the shallowest crossing.


Elizabeth Lake Trail (Helen Lake)
Belly River R.S. to foot of Elizabeth Lake Cpgd./ 3.4 mi
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/14/2018 per 650

Dawn Mist Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2018 PER 650

Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2018 PER 650

Trail Clear 6/6/18 per B-11.


Foot of Elizabeth Lk. to head of Elizabeth Lk.Cpgd./ 1.6
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/14/2018 per 650

Clear of snow per Bravo 12 6/15/2018


Head of Elizabeth Lake to Helen Lake/ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/14/2018 per 650

Helen Lake Bridge: Installed 6/20/2018 PER 650

Clear of trees and snow to Helen Lake. Snow at foot of Helen Lake. Per Bravo 12 6/15/2018


Miche Wabun Trail
Former 3-mile Campground to North Fork Belly River/ 4.8 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 8/31/2018 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.
Projected initial clearing date: 6/22/2018 per 650

5 trees down. Patchy snow begins .5 mile before campground. 5/28/18 per 224 LF


Ptarmigan Tunnel Trail
Elizabeth Lake to the Ptarmigan Tunnel/ 4.8 mi.
First two miles from Elizabeth Lake to Red Gap trail junction: clear of trees, one mid-angle snowfield, approx. 100' across, 0.1 miles from junction. 624 Sergeant 6/10/18

Projected initial clearing date: 7/12/2018 per 650

Elizabeth Lake Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2018 PER 656 Ptarmigan Tunnel: Projected opening 7/13/2018 PER 650


Red Gap Pass Trail
Ptarmigan Trail Jct. to Red Gap Pass / 2.6 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/12/2018 per 650

6 trees down. 5 short (~100-200 ft across), low-angle snowfields. Hiking poles could be helpful for stability, but not necessary. The last mile to the pass is completely clear of snow and trees. 624 Sergeant 6/10/18


Stoney Indian Pass Trail (Cosley,Glenns,Mokowanis)
Belly River R. S. to Cosley Lake Cpgd./ 2.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/8/2018 per 650

Belly River Suspension Bridge: INSTALLED 5/23/2018 PER 650

Flooding at Bear Mtn Overlook junction. 5/28/18 per 224 LF


Cosley Lake Cpgd. to Mokowanis Jct./ 4.5 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: Cleared 6/13/2018 per 650


Mokowanis Jct. to Stoney Indian Pass/ 4.7 mi.
Projected initial clearing date: 7/26/2018

Atsina Plank Bridge: INSTALLED 6/23/18 per B-11

Patchy snow from the top of Atsina switchbacks to Stoney Indian Pass. 6/23/18 per B-11



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