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Mount Jumbo North Peak Trail

Lincoln HIlls Drive, Missoula, MT
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Closed to hiking part of year

The trail is terrific and free for walkers, hikers, dogs, etc., but during part of the winter... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
elaine s
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Missoula, Montana
via mobile
From the city to the great outdoors

This trail is for the adventurous hiker from the time you leave the parking lot to when you break... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2017
jdsticker
,
Dakar, Senegal
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“saddle” (3 reviews)
“balsam” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lincoln HIlls Drive, Missoula, MT
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"saddle"
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"balsam"
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"root"
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"bloom"
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"leash"
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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

The trail is terrific and free for walkers, hikers, dogs, etc., but during part of the winter season, herds of elk winter on the mountain so the trail is off limits then. Otherwise, it is a beautiful trail to explore and enjoy fully.

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

This trail is for the adventurous hiker from the time you leave the parking lot to when you break out on top of Mt. Jumbo, you wouldn't know that a valley of 100,000 people is a stone's throw away. Stretches of the trail go right...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Climbing Mount Jumbo and following the trail is fun especially in spring to see all the native species flowers popping up. And, the view from close to the top is magnificent. You may spot some animals too.

Thank elaine s
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

The North Peak Loop Trail is on the mountain north of the parking lot below the saddle; the Jumbo Peak Trail or "backbone trail" headed south is an entirely different beast. If you would like to strengthen those hiking muscles, enjoy native floral and fauna,...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2016

Less popular than the "M" train and Mount Sentinel, but just as beautiful of views of the city and surrounding areas. Take a short hike up to the "L" or a longer hike to the top of the mountain. The top actually starts a long...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2015

This was my first time going to Mt Jumbo and I loved it it is not until you are up on it you realize how small we are. Spent 3 hrs. up there planning on going back when it reopens to the public

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Reviewed August 2, 2015

Make sure to bring water if it's hot! It's a nice place for a stroll and it's not too tough of a hike. We saw some deer and other hikers told us there are elk in the winter too.

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Reviewed June 3, 2015

Missoulians and guests have a great opportunity to trek easily up the North Trail to enjoy the view heading up, and looking down from the top. Hikers will see all the wildflowers as they bloom at every elevation and critters large and small.

Thank elaine s
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Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a great time to visit the Missoula City Open Space starting at the dirt parking lot and trail access kiosk near the end of Lincoln Hills Drive. The lupine, bitterroot, penstemon, cushion buckwheat, Indian paintbrush, and many other flowers are blooming now, and...More

2  Thank A_Saunterer
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