South Hills Trails System - DeFord Trail - Helena, MT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters
N 46° 34.651 W 112° 02.381
12T E 420336 N 5158741
Quick Description: Known locally as the "woodchip trail," this wide and forgiving pathway along Davis/Dry Gulch Rd provides access to the South Hills Trail System, as well as the Rodney Ridge Trails.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2009 5:21:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM7Q68
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Acces into the South Hills Trails can be gained along Eagle Scout Trail, or Archery Range Trail.

The parking area provides space for up to a dozen vehicles, and the trail is clearly marked with a sign. While dogs are welcome to visit the trails with thier owners, it is cautioned that numerous parts of the DeFord Trail parellel Davis/Dry Gulch Road - please keep animals on a leash at these points.

Trails most accessible from this location:
~ DeFord
~ Eagle Scout
~ Little Moab
~ Archery Range
~ Entertainment
~ Old Shooting Range Trailhead

The South Hills Trails are managed by the City of Helena, the Helena National Forest and the BLM. In addition, some trails cross private property, so please respect their request to stay on designated trails
Trailhead/trail website: [Web Link]

Trail allowances or restrictions:
Allowances: dogs, bicycles
Restrictions: hunting, off-road vehicles


Trail type: Wood-chip, Hard-packed dirt, unpaved road

Parking: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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