East Rosebud Lake - Backpack, Camp, Canoe, and Hike near Roscoe, Montana
Lake Rd, Roscoe, MT 59071, USA,Roscoe,Montana
45.2036405, -109.641275
12.3 miles SW of Roscoe, Montana
Address: Lake Rd, Roscoe, MT 59071, USA
GPS: 45°12'13.1"N 109°38'28.6"W
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State: Montana
Trails/Routes: 25.6 mi

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Backpack, Camp, Canoe, and Hike

A scenic backpacking trip through some of the most beautiful areas in the Beartooth Mountains of Montana, East Rosebud trail takes hikers into some of the more secluded parts of Montana. 

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Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don't feed the wildlife.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Roscoe, Montana

  1. Head south toward E Rosebud Rd (82 ft)
  2. Turn right onto E Rosebud Rd (2.2 mi)
  3. Turn left to stay on E Rosebud Rd (1.5 mi)
  4. Turn right to stay on E Rosebud Rd (10.0 mi)
  5. Slight right onto Lake Rd (223 ft)
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Montana Beartooth Mountains Part 1 by Brad Campbell
Beaten Path 2015 by Moses Richardson

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Distance ?

25.6 miles

Elevation Gain ?

1,738 feet

Real Ascent ?

3,850 feet

Real Descent ?

2,112 feet

Avg Grade (1°)


Grade (-11° to 23°)

-20% to 42%

Elevation differences are scaled for emphasis. While the numbers are accurate, the cut-away shown here is not to scale.

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