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Beautiful Wildflower Hike in the Spring

It's a bit of a climb, but worth it. In parts, you can follow the old road but watch for swithbacks... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
1,600 Feet in 2.1 Miles

I made this up and back hike on an overcast and windy mid-March afternoon; about a half-dozen... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Mike O
Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's a bit of a climb, but worth it. In parts, you can follow the old road but watch for swithbacks that will let you have a less strenuous hike.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I made this up and back hike on an overcast and windy mid-March afternoon; about a half-dozen others were on the trail as well. I began the assent from the trailhead at the intersection of Popular and Polk streets; their is free parking along the...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 20 March 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.

1  Thank elaine s
Reviewed 26 February 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

Thank jdsticker
Reviewed 30 May 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
Reviewed 16 March 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

1  Thank Olmedilla
Reviewed 20 February 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

2  Thank TravelRockies
Reviewed 11 December 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 2 August 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.

Thank GreekWorldTraveller
Reviewed 3 June 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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