With a prominent railroad history like ours, you’re bound to see evidence of our old railway systems throughout the state. And in some cases, you can get up close and personal with parts of our past. The Milwaukee Railroad trail is located a few miles south of Butte. Not only is it a fairly easy hike, it gives you an unforgettable glimpse into our history.
To reach this trail, take State Route 2 south of Butte for about nine miles. Look for a Recreation Area sign, turn right onto a dirt road, and climb to the summit at Sagebrush Flats to find the trailhead. And for a spooky seasonal hike, try one of Montana’s haunted trails.
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