16.8 mile out and back
This canyon offers stunning views looking down into the Bitterroot Valley. The steep cliff walls and creek offer plenty of opportunities for bird watching. This canyon is unique in that there was a fire in 2017. The recent burn opens up the views and you can see the amazing ecology as the forest heals itself and the begins to regrow. As a moderate trail this is a fun way to explore and see the sides of nature that few experience.
From Hamilton travel 4 miles south on Highway 93. Turn west (right) on to Roaring Lion Rd and follow approximately 3.5 miles to the end and the trailhead