The Creepiest Hike In Montana Takes You Through The Ruins Of An Abandoned Mining Town
Hiking in Montana is an experience like no other. The Treasure State is a rugged, breathtaking masterpiece full of diverse scenery. But sometimes, our hiking trails aren’t about walking to waterfalls or getting breathtaking lake views. Sometimes they take you back in time. There are a few haunted hikes in Montana, but the Oti Park Trailhead is in its own league. The path takes you straight to an abandoned mining town, and paranormal activity has been reported, making it the creepiest hike in Montana. Come along as we tell you why:
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Where can we find short hiking trails in Montana?
- The Sacagawea Peak Trail near Bozeman is short but does have some steep inclines and switchbacks.
- The Triple Tree Trail in Gallatin National Forest is one of the easiest hikes in Montana and is particularly popular during wildflower season.
- The Redrock Falls Trail in Glacier National Park is a 3.5-mile hike and features a waterfall along the way.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other short hiking trails in Montana.
Where can we go camping in Montana?
- The Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has several campgrounds ranging from easily accessible to primitive including some only accessible by boat or by hiking in.
- Makoshika State Park offers well over a dozen campsites perfect for RVs or tent camping.
- Glacier National Park has over a dozen different campgrounds totaling over 1,000 sites in all.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other great places to go camping in Montana.
Where can we find ghost towns in Montana?
- The Granite Ghost Town State Park in Philipsburg is the home of an old mining camp from around 1872 that was once the world’s richest silver mine.
- Virginia City was the state of Montana’s original capital, and from here you can embark upon a train ride to nearby Nevada City, which is also an abandoned ghost town.
- Garnet is Montana’s best preserved ghost town and visitors will find several remnants of this former mining town.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other spooky ghost towns in Montana.