Little Belt Mountains Montana

May 10, 2015
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Access the Castle Mountains from Multiple points, and find great camping, horseback riding, hunting, biking, hiking, fishing, ATV, a ghost town and incredible scenery. The White Sulphur Springs 'Castle' was build using stones quarried from these mountains, resembling castles themselves. Richardson and Grasshopper Campgrounds are located on 4 mile road, 8 miles from White Sulphur Springs, and are great places to set up base camp before the adventuring.

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Access into the Crazy Mountains is limited and seasonal. During the summer you can hike, bike, ATV, horseback riding, fish amongst enormous peaks like Crazy Peak with an elevation of 11, 214 ft, and open field meadows. The Crazies absolutely dominate all other mountains in size, and are visible from nearly any peak in the Little Belt Mountains. Also in the winter, this area makes great back country skiing, and snowmobiling, but use caution, these mountains are Crazy.

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The Highwood mountains, area small range located on the Northern sections of the LBA. These mountains can be accessed from multiple points, and you can find camping, hiking, biking, ATV, horseback riding, and hunting all throughout the mountains. Only 20 miles from Great Falls, these mountains are a great place to go near the town.

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Located at sec. 19, T. 16 N., R.6 E. (N.36 E., and 16 W.), the cave is 10 miles west of Monarch, on Logging Creek Road. The entrance is located near the mountain, and a well forged trail exists to get there. The entrance is a 2x3 foot opening, and leads down until the "Cathedral Room", one of the largest rooms in Montana, measuring 405 x 465 feet and contains multiple sediments. This cave is also known for its bat population, all very harmless, and if you look up on the walls you can see them "hanging out".

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This is a prime recreational area. Both the Little and Big Belts have easy to get to terrain for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, swimming, hunting, ATV, horseback riding, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, back country skiing, and snowmobiling. Access huge sections of the recreational area in the Little Belts from highway 89, and 12. Use this website to discover everything going on inside the Little Belts.
(Includes:Deep Creek, Middle Fork of the Judith, Sheep Creek-StudHorse)

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Showdown is located only 60 miles South of Great Falls, MT on Scenic Highway 89. The base of the mountain is 6, 800 ft and the summit is 7, 200 ft and receives about 260 inches of snow every year. During the summer, the mountain is open to the public for walking and biking. All ATV use on the mountain is restricted, but you can access Porphyry Peak during summer with ATV.

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Source: intothelittlebelts.com
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