WALTON - trail status as of 11:20AM Mountain Time on 10-20-2018
Cut Bank Pass Trail
Nyack Creek Trail to Cut Bank Pass / 5.0 mi.
Trail CLEAR of downed trees-8/15/2018 per B. Roland-Trails

Trail very steep near top of Pass, tread is overgrown and washed out in sections. It is extremely difficult to follow the trail, tread is not apparent for large sections. Not recommended unless you have good navigation skills. per 423 7/30/2018


Elk Mountain Overlook Trail
Fielding/Coal Creek Trail to Elk Mountain Overlook / 2.5 mi.

Projected initial Clearing: Complete 7/14/2018

STOCK ADVISORY: Not recommended - Steep, narrow tread 5/1/15 per 256.

Trail has been cleared. 7/17/2018 per 423,424


Fielding-Coal Creek Trail
Burlington Northern Tracks - Ole Cr. Cmpgrd./ 3.0 mi.

Trail has been cleared. There is one large tree down on trail. Ole Creek Crossing is ~2.5 feet deep, 10 feet wide, and swift where the trail meets the Creek. If approaching from the railroad tracks/SE, the first step will be into the deepest, part of the channel. There is a wider, shallower, crossing up stream from where the trail ends that is ~2 feet deep and 20 feet wide. Water shoes and trekking poles are helpful. 7/17/2018 per 423,424


Ole Cr. Cmpgrd. - Park Creek Trail/ 4.8 mi.
Initial Clearing Schedule:Complete 7/1/2018 per 250

Trail is clear of downed trees, but brushy in sections. Long pants recommended. 7/21/2018 per 624 Sergeant


Park Creek Trail - Coal Creek Trail/ 9.2 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: 7/10/2018 per 250

Trail has only been cleared first 5 miles leaving from Park Creek. The other 4 miles have numerous downed trees and sections of trail have not been cleared for 2 seasons and may be difficult to follow. Park Creek water crossing ~ 1 feet deep, and 15 feet across 8/09/2018 per 423


Harrison Lake Trail
South Boundary Trail - Head of Harrison Lake/ 5.8
Projected initial clearing date: Complete 5/21/2018 per 250

Trail is clear of fallen trees but brushy in sections, long pants recommended. per 423 8/30/2018 From the railroad access walk downstream about .25 of mile to where the water has some riffles. This is the shallowest place to cross. However the Harrison Ford crossing is approx. 3 ft deep and still moving fairly swiftly. Crossable on foot with extreme caution: trekking poles and water shoes highly recommended for stability. Look for the flagging once across the river and the faint trail that leads to the S. Boundary Trail. 8/30/2018 per 423


Lake Isabel Trail
Upper Park Campground - Lake Isabel/ 2.3 mi.

Initial clearing scheduled: Cleared 7/1/18 per 250

Trail has been cleared of downed trees. Sections of trail are brushy, long pants recommended. The ford before reaching the campground is ~ 1 foot deep and 10 feet across. Trekking poles and water shoes are helpful. 7/4/2018 per 423/424


Loneman Lookout Trail
South Boundary Trail to Lonemen Lookout / 5.3 mi.
Initial clearing scheduled: Complete 7/16/2018 per 250

Trail has been cleared, brushy in sections. 7/16/2018 per 423/424


Nyack Loop Trail
Middle Fork River (Nyack)- Lower Cabin/ 6.5 mi.

Scheduled clearing: Complete 7/18/2018 per 250

Trail has been cleared between the Middle Fork and the Lower Nyack Cabin. Trail is brushy and difficult to follow in places. Long pants, sleeves, water crossing shoes, poles, and the ability to navigate using a map are helpful. The Middle Fork crossing is ~2'deep and about 80' across and slow moving. The Nyack Creek crossing is ~2'deep, ~20'across, and slow moving. per 423 9/04/2018
Lower Campground - Upper Campground/ 8.1 mi.

Scheduled clearing: Complete 8/1/2018 per 250 Trail is brushy, long pants advised. The two Thompson Creek crossings are about 1' deep and 20' across. Trekking poles and water shoes recommended. 9/05/2018 per 423, 524Guillard


Upper Campground - Martha's Basin Junction/ 6.9 mi.

Scheduled clearing: Complete to Surprise Pass 8/9/2018 per 250

Trail is brushy and faint in places, long pants and trekking poles recommended. 9/06/2018 per 423, 524 Guillard


Martha's Basin Trails (to Beaver and Buffalo Woman Lakes)

Scheduled clearing: 8/23/2018 per 250

Trail has been cleared, and sections have been brushed...However, sections are still brushy. Long pants recommended. 9/06/2018 per 423, 524 Guillard


Marthas Basin Jct. to Coal Cr. Trailhead (Coal Cr. Tr.)14.9

Scheduled clearing: 8/22/2018 per 250

Trail cleared. per B. Roland-8-15-2018

Middle Fork crossing at COE is still moving swiftly and approx.2.5' deep. To access the easiest place to cross, follow the trail up river to where the water looks smooth and glossy. The water looks deceivingly shallow. Trekking poles and water shoes are recommended for stability. 09/07/2018 per 423, 524 Guillard


Ole Creek Trail
Walton - Ole Creek Campground/ 7.1 mi.
Projected Initial Clearing: completed 6/21/2018 per 254

Trail is clear but brushy in sections. 7/19/2018 per 423,424


Ole Creek Campground to Ole Lake / 9.4 mi.

Initial clearing scheduled: Complete to upper crossing 7/16/2018 per 250

Cleared to middle creek crossing: 6/21/2018 per 254

There are ~ 50 trees down between Ole Lake Campground and the Ole Creek crossing. The trail is clear of trees after the crossing. 7/21/2018 per 624 Sergeant

Ole Creek Crossing is ~ 2 - 2.5 feet deep and swift. The rocks are slippery, so take extra caution when crossing. 7/21/2018 per 624 Sergeant


Ole Lake to Firebrand Pass / 2.9 mi.

Scheduled clearing: Complete 7/18/2018 per 250

. Water crossing is 1 ft deep and 10 ft across. 6/26/18 per 224 Funk


Park Creek Trail
Walton - Lower Park Campground/ 7.3 mi.

Initial clearing scheduled: Complete 6/6/18 per 250 Trail has been cleared and brushed! 8/18/18 per 423


Lower Park Cmpgrd. - Upper Park Cmpgrd./ 7.4 mi.

Initial clearing completed: 6/20/18 per 250.

Trail is clear of downed trees, trail has been brushed the first 1.5 miles, then sections of trail are brushy, long pants recommended. 8/08/2018 per 423


Upper Park Campground to Two Medicine Pass / 3.8 mi.

Trail scheduled to be cleared: Cleared 7/1/2018 per 250

Trail is snow free and has been cleared of fallen trees. It is brushy in sections, long pants recommended. 7/23/2018 per 624 Sergeant


Scalplock Lookout Trail
Park Creek Trail to Scalplock Lookout / 3.2 mi.
Projected initial Clearing: Complete 6/10/2018 per 250 >p Trail is clear of fallen trees. per 423 9/3/2018
South Boundary Trail
Lincoln Creek Trail Jct. to Harrison Lk. Tr. Jct. / 1.8 mi.

Projected initial clearing date: Complete 5/23/18 per 250

Lincoln Creek Suspension Bridge: projected installation: 5/15/18 per 250

Trail clear and in good condition. 6/12/18 per 423,424


Harrison Lk. Tr. Jct to Nyack Creek Tr. / 4.3 mi.
Projected initial clearing: Complete 7/11/18 per 250


Nyack Creek Tr. Jct. to Nyack Crossing (of Middle Fork)/.8mi
Initial clearing scheduled:Complete 7/11/18 per 250

Trail has been cleared. per 423 7/16/2018


Nyack Crossing to the Coal Creek Trail / 4.5 mi.
Projected clearing date: Complete 7/15/18 per 250



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