Entries by FOPMaster


Trail Conditions for 4-27-18

The trails around Snow King are slowly starting to melt out with the recent warm weather.  As usual the beginning of Putt Putt and the Sidewalk trail have dried out first along with the Nelson Knoll loop and lower Woods Canyon.  The trails between the Winter Wildlife Closure and Snow King’s ski runs are also […]

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Pyramid Peak Access

A reminder for anyone skiing in the Pyramid Peak area this winter, PLEASE respect private land when entering and leaving the national forest.  The only access to the Phillip’s Canyon and Pyramid Peak area is along the access trail directly across from the plowed parking on the east side of Fish Creek Rd. ~3 miles […]

Winter Wildlife Closures Begin on December 1st

December 1st marks the start of winter trail restrictions to protect wildlife in crucial winter range. This impacts many trail enthusiasts in the Cache and Greater Snow King Area. Please be aware of the closures and plan ahead to choose routes that respect our wild neighbors. Remember, dogs are required to be on leashes at […]

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Trail Conditions 7-28-17

Things are going smoothly in the forest, signs are getting installed, volunteer groups are helping with turnpikes, and the trails are in good shape.  It seems like a good time to do a “meet the trail crew” segment this week to introduce you to the hardworking folks that keep the trails in good shape.  Pictured […]


Trail Conditions 7-21-17

This week the crew dodged some hail storms while working on the Skyline trail with the Montana Conservation Corps.  The MCC crew finished their 8 day hitch and helped to narrow and improve 1.2 miles of tread on the eastern end of the Skyline ridge.  The youth crew had a big day on the Ski […]


Trail Conditions for 7-14-17

Signs!  Our new trail signs for the Snow King area trails arrived and we started installing them this week.  They include maps and directions with mileages as well as education messages for good trail etiquette.  Look for them to be installed over the next few weeks!  Crews also cleared Black Canyon, Skyline, West Game, Ferrins, […]


Trail Conditions 7-7-2017

Big week on the trails with lots of folks out enjoying the holiday weekend.  The crew spent Monday  prepping for the Montana Conservation Corp crew which gets here next week to work on the center section of the Skyline trail.  This meant moving twelve – 40 pound “cubies” of water up 1.5 miles up to […]