Big Sheep Creek Road

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Big Sheep Creek Road, also known as the Big Sheep Creek Backcountry Byway, is a scenic drive in southwestern Montana. This modern-day gravel road follows the springwater fed Big Sheep Creek with its many twists and turns. Above the road and the creek is the rugged and undisturbed Tendoy Mountains, w... Read More
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Highlights of Big Sheep Creek Road

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Highest Elevation
6808 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
Big Sheep Creek Road
Nearest Town
Dell
Nearest Services
Dillon
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Dillon Field Office

Overview

Big Sheep Creek Road, also known as the Big Sheep Creek Backcountry Byway, is a scenic drive in southwestern Montana. This modern-day gravel road follows the springwater fed Big Sheep Creek with its many twists and turns. Above the road and the creek is the rugged and undisturbed Tendoy Mountains, with their steep rocky banks and unique geological formations. This backcountry byway is 50 miles of remote, virtually untouched wilderness hidden by the Rocky Mountains just south of Dillon, Montana. Experience one of the trails that the early settlers and travelers out looking to strike it rich in the goldfields traveled, nearly the same as it was over a century ago. Big Sheep Creek road is an excellent adventure for the whole family.

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