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Montana’s Headwaters Trail System | Photo by Scott Stark

Learn about trails in Montana including top trails, trail statistics, funding, projects and how you can get involved.

Top 10 Trails in Montana video (2021)

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State Stats


total rail-trails


miles of rail-trails


current projects


miles of potential rail-trail

10.1 M

Available Funds in the State

US Funds

FY23 Total Reserved for Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (source: FHWA)​

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Learn about Transportation Alternatives funding in the state


News & Stories from MT

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Great American Rail-Trail

The Great American Rail-Trail® is the nation’s first cross-country multiuse trail, stretching more than 3,700 miles between Washington, D.C., and Washington State.

Montana’s Milwaukee Road Rail-Trail (Thompson Park) | Photo by TrailLink user acewickwire

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