Length: 3.6 miles Elevation gain: 500 feet (50 flights of stairs) Meet: 9:30 a.m. Gibson Park Bandshell to coordinate caravan Total time: 4 Hours Travel Distance to Trailhead: 17 miles Age limit: 8 and above with legal guardian Max. Number: 15 Difficulty Level: Moderate Leaders: Ray Tetreault and Duane Buchi Sulphur Springs Trail is part of the Lewis & Clark Trail. It starts at a trailhead next to the Morony Dam (17 mile drive Northeast of Great Falls). Starting from the trailhead, it is a 1.8 mile hike to the Springs site. The terrain crosses through several small coulees. The trail follows the river through a rocky, native prairie landscape. This hike is a guided interpretive walk with topics ranging from native plants to the Lewis and Clark expedition. On this hike you have to be in good physical shape; please bring insect repellent, hiking boots, backpack with about 3 liters of water, sunscreen, and high-energy snacks and food. We will hike at a moderate pace. The distance is 3.6 miles round trip, which we will cover in about three hours. We have a snack at the springs. Hikers can expect great views and possibly wildlife, including rattlesnakes. Insect repellent is suggested, as there are ticks and mosquitoes: a true Lewis and Clark experience! The hike coordinators are Ray Tetreault and Duane Buchi, both staff at the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center.
Find more hikes on our website - http://getfitgreatfalls.com/hikes/ and join us on June 2nd!
Saturday, Jun. 23:30 pm - 7:30 pm