Horsethief Recreation Area

Total Miles


1,136.18 ft


2 Hours

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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Horsethief Recreation Area has easy dirt trails with few steep sections or obstacles. Trails are all connected or out-and-back, so it is unlikely that people will get lost out here. This is the main route connecting the north and south access/parking areas. There are several trails off of this main route that all return to this main trail.

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Horsethief Recreation Area
Horsethief Recreation Area
Horsethief Recreation Area


This is a network of easy dirt trails that are relatively straightforward, with few steep sections or obstacles to navigate. The terrain varies between dirt and rocky roads. While using these trails, you might come across shallow water crossings and obstacles under 12 inches in height, including small ledges. The paths are generally one-vehicle-wide two-track trails.

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Access Description

From Roundup, take Golf Course Road west for about 7.5 miles. Watch for a yellow cattle gate and kiosk on the left side of the road. There is also another access point on the south side of the recreation area at 46deg26'54.2"N 108deg41'12.0"W.

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