South Lost Creek Road

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South Lost Creek Road is a well-maintained but slightly rough, 8.5-mile, out-and-back dirt road that follows the South Fork Lost Creek to the base of Thunderbolt Mountain. The road starts in Flathead National Forest, just off Highway 83, and passes through the northern reaches of the Swan River State Forest before ending again in Flathead National Forest. You'll pass through rich pine tree forests, past a calm mountain pond, and scale the mountainside before returning the way you came. A small handful of campsites can be found along this road, including a few spots at the very end. None of the campsites are very big nor far from the road, but this road is not busy, so the farther up you go, the more secluded you will be.