Trails

 Deep Creek Trail

  • Open Season:  year round
  • Length:  2.2 miles (one-way)
  • Location of trail: On top of the Deep Creek Dike, east or south entrance to the refuge.
  • Surface:  Well-maintained trail forested with cottonwood and other broad-leaved trees
  • Difficulty:  easy

 

Chickadee Trail

  • Open Season: year round
  • Length:  0.2 miles     
  • Location of trail: near headquarters building
  • Surface: paved loop with benches and interpretive signs
  • Difficulty:  easy

 

O’le Humpback Trail

  • Trail Name:  O’le Humpback Trail
  • Open Season: year round
  • Length:  1 mile (one-way)
  • Location of trail : Off Lion’s Den Road, south of the refuge headquarters.
  • Surface: Forest floor
  • Difficulty:  Steep
  • Information:   Winds its way through forest habitat up to land owned by the U.S. Forest Service. Short Loops offer vantage points of the Selkirk and Purcell Mountain Ranges.

 

  Myrtle Creek Falls Trail

  • Open Season: year round
  • Length:  0.25 miles (one-way)
  • Location of trail: : across county road from headquarters building
  • Surface: Paved from trailhead to bridge over Myrtle Creek, then dirt, rocky trail to waterfall.
  • Difficulty:  easy/moderate
  • Information:  The trail takes visitors off Refuge property and onto U.S. Forest Service land to an observation point of the 100 foot tall Myrtle Creek Falls. The Refuge trail is paved up to the bridge over Myrtle Creek. The remainder of the trail becomes a dirt trail with switchbacks past the bridge. 

Deep Creek Trail

Trail Length (mi)
2.16
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Cross-country skiing
Photography
Snowshoeing
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Kid friendly
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Ole Humpback Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.71
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / intermediate
Moderate
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Cross-country skiing
Photography
Snowshoeing
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Kid friendly
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Myrtle Creek Falls Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.24
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Fishing
Photography
Snowshoeing
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Kid friendly
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Chickadee Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.16
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Photography
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Kid friendly
Wheelchair friendly
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