Elk Mountain Trail

Total Miles


1,722.79 ft


1 Hours

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Best Time

Fall, Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

This trail is west of Custer past Jewell Cave National Park, just east of the Wyoming border. It is a freshly groomed gravel to light rocky trail. Stock vehicles can run on this trail. Breathtaking views all the way up. The fire tower is at the top with restrooms! At certain times of day and year, you can see an abundance of wildlife.

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Elk Mountain Trail
Elk Mountain Trail
Elk Mountain Trail


This is a very easy trail that stock vehicles can go on. It may be more difficult or require 4WD when raining or snowing. There are no obstacles to get around or over.


The trail leads to a Fire Tower that has been there since 1939.

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