Please note the Difficulty Rating of each hike and choose hikes within your personal physical limits. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early!
From MT-56, turn onto Troy Mine Road (westbound; aka Asarco Mine Road). It is located between milepost 24 and 25, a few miles north of Bull Lake. After about 3 miles, turn right onto FR-7148 (gravel) and follow that for 1.5 miles. It will merge with FR-384 a half-mile before FR-384 is blacktopped. Follow FR-384 for about 2 miles to Spar Lake; the trailhead is signed, in a clearing to the left. From Troy follow Hwy 2 east for approximately 2.5 miles to Lake Creek road 384 and follow until you get to the trailhead.Hike Description:
Join us on a picturesque journey through nature on Big Spar Trail where we will sketch and capture the stunning beauty of flora and fauna. Get ready to unleash your inner artist and be inspired by the natural wonders around you! Bring your favorite sketchbook and colored pencils! We will meet at the Big Spar Lake Trailhead. Bring lunch, snacks plenty of water.
Hike is Sunday, July 16th 9am-2pm MST (8am-1pm PST)
In prep for this fun hike, check out Wild Montana’s article: A Beginner’s Guide to Nature Journaling https://wildmontana.org/2022/12/08/community/a-beginners-guide-to-nature-journaling/?fbclid=IwAR08TX-fitE4DURTRLePHaEomd-wWS4hQWVlqSutLSUn8sp7TK3aDgKD92Q