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Beartrap Canyon

Beartrap Canyon Review

In this part of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness you can hike, fish, and go white-water rafting on the Madison River. A picnic area and access to Trail Creek are at the head of the canyon below Ennis Lake. To get here, drive north out of Ennis on U.S. 287 to the town of McAllister and turn right down a bumpy dirt road (no number), which takes you around to the north side of the lake across the dam. Turn left after the dam onto an unmarked road and drive across the river to the Trail Creek access point.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Ennis, MT
  • Phone: 406/683–8000
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily
  • Location: Ennis

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